On Saturday, 1 March 2014, EBSCOadmin will be intermittently unavailable while system updates are performed. The service window is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM EST and end at 5:00 PM EST. Access will be intermittent during those hours. EBSCO databases will not be affected.
The University of Kentucky Libraries has set up a trial of Labtiva’s readcube Access program. This program will allow members of the UK community access to full-text articles from selected Nature titles to which the UK Libraries does not subscribe. For more information on the trial, including the list of participating Nature titles, please visit http://libguides.uky.edu/readcube.
Requests are registered when a user searches for a journal using the E-Journals tab from the homepage of UK Libraries.
Clickthroughs are registed when a user selects a platform to reach a journal, such as selecting Metapress
Journals to reach The American Archivist e-journal in the example below.
Elsevier's ScienceDirect has recently been upgraded. The new release has four key upgrades:
To learn more about this ScienceDirect release and other updates, please use the following resources:
Due to a problem with EBSCO's search interface for Social Work Abstracts, it is necessary to uncheck the limiter for "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" in the advanced search interface to obtain search results. EBSCO is aware of the problem and working to correct it.
ProQuest will be making improvements to its internal systems to accommodate a growing number of users and to reduce the need for future downtime.
To minimize the impact to you and your users these enhancements will be installed during an eight hour window of typically low usage starting Saturday, February 15th at 10:00 pm.
EBSCO is offering a public online class on accessing information in the American Psychological Association's PsycINFO database. PsycINFO contains over 3 million citations and abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, books and dissertations with coverage from the 1600's to the present and a deep index that has more than 70 searchable fields . Click here to register for a free one hour online training occurring Thursday, February 6th, 2014 at 1:30 EST. Learn how the database is structured and how more highly relevant results can be retrieved by using field codes, subject headings and limiters. Live searching will demonstrate search functionality.
Please be advised that there may be intermittent access issues to Web of Science personalization, EndNote Online, ResearcherID, and InCites during the period of Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 7:00 AM EST through 1400 GMT. We apologize for any interruption this may cause.
Note: This may also affect users signing in with their 'email address sign in' accounts to authenticate to the above resources and Web of Science during this time.
McGraw-Hill has upgraded the interface to their Access online medical products. To learn more about the changes you can watch a recorded webinar on YouTube or you can register for a live webinar on Wednesday, January 15th, 10:00 AM. The upgrade includes:
Please be advised that Web of Knowledge will release a new look and feel beginning on Sunday January 12, 2014 at 9:00 AM and ending by 9:00 PM. Web of Knowledge may not be available intermittently during that period. We apologize for any interruption this may cause.
Part of the new look and feel include changing the name of the resource Web of Knowledge to Web of Science, changes to the user interface, and changes to the collection of resources that are searched by default. What was previously known as the Web of Science will be known as the Web of Science Core Collection in the new interface. Complete information regarding the changes can be found in the Release Notes for Web of Science v5.13. Briefer information can be found here. Training on the new interface is available from YouTube as well as live and recorded webinars by Thomson Reuthers.
If you need help accessing or navigating the new Web of Science, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.