News & Updates

Upgrading to 2.7.1

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On Sunday, May 3rd, from 7 to 9 AM we will upgrade WP to 2.7.1. Try to avoid posting during this time as you might experience a short service interruption. While WP 2.7.1 does provide sleeker and friendlier interface, its dashboard interface is quite different from the previous WP. Try to invest a few minutes […]

Daily Systems Maintenance Times

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For those late night bloggers out there you may notice a server slow down between 3-3:30am daily, this is when our systems maintenance scripts are run. We are hoping to do some server infrastructure changes over the summer so this is will no longer be noticeable to the end user.

Daylight saving time and post timestamp

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Is your blog not in sync with your local time setting? Here is the instruction on how to configure daylight saving time on your blog. Click on the Settings tab and that will bring you to the General Settings page Scroll down until you see Timezone, you will see that it is set to UTC […]

The Search Principle Blog

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Dean Giustini is a reference librarian at the University of British Columbia at UBC’s Biomedical Branch Library located at the Vancouver General Hospital.

Bug Blog

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A blog trying to answer the important question of how microbes rule the world.

Andean Democracy Research Network

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Andean Democracy Research Network is a pilot project funding by the Glyn Berry Program in the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada. Their purpose is to report on the state of democracy in Latin America, particularly the Andean sub-region.

CWL Maintenance

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CWL will be undergoing maintenance on the following dates: · Saturday 24 Jan ’09, 8:00am-8:30am · Sunday 01 Feb ’09, 6:00am-10:00am During this time CWL users will be able to access CWL integrated applications with their CWL accounts, however users will not be able to create new CWL accounts or edit existing CWL accounts.

CWL Login Issues

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For the last three days UBC Blogs along with other UBC services relying on CWL have been experiencing login issues. IT services is attempting to resolve these issues.