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Informa Healthcare titles now working

Update: the affected titles are working as of Friday, February 22nd.

We are currently having trouble with all titles we receive from Informa Healthcare for Taylor and Francis. These are among the affected titles:

Acta Odontologica
Acta Oto-Laryngologica
American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Annals of Medicine
Biotechnic and Histochemistry
Brain Injury
Clinical Toxicology
Current Eye Research
Current Medical Research and Opinion
Experimental Lung Research
Free Radical Research
Issues in Mental Health Nursing
Journal of Asthma
Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology
Scandinavian Journal of Urology and Nephrology

You can also check the Electronic Journals List for alternate ways to access these titles in the interim.

We apologize for the inconvenience but hope to have this problem solved soon and our access restored.

JAMA and AMA titles access problems

Update: as of Wednesday, October 19, the problem has been fixed.

The online back issues of JAMA and all AMA titles (Archives of Neurology, Archives of Internal Medicine, etc.) are currently unavailable. This affects all volumes published before 1998 for all titles on the JAMA Network. This link to the Library’s catalog provides all of the titles affected. In the meantime, we do have the print versions of the affected titles available on the 5th floor of the Library.

EBSCOhost databases

Update: as of 11:45am the problem looks to have been solved. However, if you encounter any other troubles, please let us know.

All EBSCOhost databases, including CINAHL, Academic Search Complete, and APA PsycArticles, are currently not working correctly. The pages are displaying without graphics and you cannot access the full-text of articles when browsing titles in the databases. This problem is occurring both on and off-campus, and is affecting all users of EBSCOhost.

ScienceDirect downtime this weekend

ScienceDirect and Scopus are expected to be offline and unavailable for approximately 19 hours beginning Saturday, August 25th, 2012 for scheduled maintenance for a new release.

What are the changes?áyou will see with this new release?

ScienceDirect: ?á?á?áEffortless access to relevant information thanks to a new design for journal article
and book chapter pages as well as improved user experience for RSS feeds, image
search, and other features.

Scopus: ?á?á?á?á?á?á?á?á?á?á?á?á?á?áEasy updates with Alerts Features functionality improvement.

Please click here to find out the details of the new features per each product.

The downtime ?áis expected to last from?á6:30 AM CST Saturday,?áAugust 25th – 1:30 AM CST, Sunday,?áAugust 26th

If you encounter problems due to this outage please call the circulation desk at 504-856-6100

Link Resolver and Slack titles-fixed

Update: As of July 17th, this problem is now fixed but if you have any troubles please do not hesitate to contact us.

Access to articles from Slack titles through the WebBridge Link Resolver is not working correctly. The publisher changed the web address for all of their journals, and as a result if you attempt to follow the link for “Slack Incorporated” from the link resolver, you will see a 404 Page not Found error and will be unable to proceed. A note next to these links indicating the problem has been added.

The affected titles are:

Access to these titles through INNOPAC, the Library’s catalog, or the Electronic Journals List is unaffected by this issue. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we are in contact with the publisher and hope the problem will be resolved soon.


PsychiatryOnline is currently experiencing a problem. Access will be restored as soon as possible.
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

**Edit 1:45pm**?á?áAccess to PsychiatryOnline has been restored.



Thieme’s E-Journals

ThiemeÔÇÖs E-Journals platform will be relaunched on June 26, 2012.
Please note that there might be downtime on June 26 due to the migration of the platform. We apologize in advanced for any inconvenience that this might cause!

RefWorks Downtime this weekend

RefWorks logo

RefWorks logo

This weekend, ProQuest has scheduled a Maintenance Window that will affect all RefWorks services for a few hours.

The Maintenance Window is scheduled to start at 11pm CST, ?áSaturday, May 5th.

The work should take about 5 hours, ending at ?á4:00 AM CST, Sunday, May 6th.

While this work takes place, RefWorks services including RefMobile, RefAware, and Write-N-Cite will be unavailable.?á In their place, we will post a message that will be updated with any changes to the Maintenance Window schedule.?á There will be a short period of up to one hour when even this message will not be available.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

AccessMedicine downtime (4-11)

We are sorry to inform all you late night cram session fans that AccessMedicine will be down for maintenance the early morning of Thursday, 12 April, during a migration of all sites to new, upgraded servers. The migration is scheduled to start at 11pm on the 11 April 2012. Expect AccessMedicine, AccessSurgery and AccessEmergencyMedicine to be unavailable during that time.

From the press release:

We want to inform you of scheduled downtime that AccessMedicine will experience in the early morning of Thursday, 12 April, during a migration of all sites to new, upgraded servers. The migration is scheduled to start at midnight (12:00am EDT 12 April 2012).

This upgrade is being undertaken to ensure that the testing and live environments for all McGraw-Hill sites are enhanced and synchronized for maximum performance.

Due to this upgrade, AccessMedicine will be unavailable to users, possibly for up to 2 hours, but we do not expect the process to exceed 2 hours. Users who visit the sites during this time will be presented with a page alerting them that the site is undergoing scheduled maintenance and to check back soon.

During downtime, please check our list of ebook providersfor alternative resources.

CINAHLPlus/Ebscohost is working again

EDIT 7:23 PM — Ebscohost is working now. Please call the circulation desk at 504-568-6100 if you continue to have connection issues.

Ebscohost is currently experiencing a problem. If you are tyring to access nursing journals or databases such as CINAHLPlus with full text, they are unavailable.

Try these nursing databases instead:
Nursing Consult
Nursing and Allied Health Source

Both are available on the ‘N’ page of our Online Resources:

We have been reassured that service to Ebsco will be restored shortly.

Possible ScienceDirect downtime Saturday, 3-17-12

ScienceDirect and Scopus are upgrading ?áthis weekend (March 17-18, 2012). While we expect things to go smoothly, it is possible that users may experience temporary service disruptions on these dates.

If you have access problems please call us at 568-6100, and we will try to get you the article another way.

More info



The INNOPAC server will be down from approximately 9 am until 10 am this morning (Thursday, Feb. 9th).?á We apologize for the inconvenience.

*Edit* 9:45 am And the server is already restored. Thanks for your patience


The INNOPAC Server is about to go down for maintenance. It should be back up momentarily.?á Off-campus access to resources will be unavailable during this window.

*Edit* The system came back up at 12:55 pm.?á Thanks for your patience

Blog downtime

The Library blog will be down beginning around 5 pm today (Thursday, January 26th) for a scheduled upgrade. It should be back up by 7 pm.
*Edit* The blog update was complete by 6 pm. Thanks for your patience.

Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable

Taylor & Francis Online will be undergoing maintenance on Friday 13th January 2012, starting at 5pm CST and finishing by 8pm CST. The platform may be unavailable for approximately one hour during the scheduled maintenance window.