Wednesday, April 15, 2015

ReadCube Trial

1 month trial (Monday, April 13-Tuesday, May 12)

All Nature Publishing Group titles are available for FREE immediate, full-text access to KUMC users during this one month trial. With this model, readers can choose three options for accessing the full text. The fees are waived during the trial. Please experiment with each option. 

How to Rent, Cloud, or get Full PDF:
                Once article from a nature title is found click the Download PDF.

                3 options will appear on the left hand side, select one and click Checkout.
      •  Rent: Patrons may read the article within the ReadCube environment (desktop, web, or mobile) for 48 hours. The article cannot be printed or digitally shared.
      •  Cloud: Patrons may read the article within the ReadCube environment for an indefinite period of time, as well as print it. The article cannot be digitally shared.  
      • Full PDF: Patrons may export an unrestricted PDF and therefore read and print it outside of the ReadCube environment.
                You will need to log in with a Facebook, Google, or make an email account.

                Once finished you will have the article.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Catalog Upgrade March 14-16, 2015

Beginning early Saturday morning and extending through end of day on Monday, Library systems will be upgraded, impacting catalog searches, request processes, and check out and renewal of library materials.

The following services will remain available for most of the upgrade; however, there may be periods when these services are not available – watch for further announcements:

Library website (
Search the catalog …to search for library materials
Request Materials (ILLiad) … to get Articles, Books, More

Patrons will still be able to use the VuFind Search box on the library home page to search both electronic and print holdings.  However, print titles searched and accessed in VuFind will not show availability, location or call number.  Electronic journal content can still be searched and accessed via the E-Journal Finder and Citation Linker (

We apologize for any inconvenience

University of Kansas Libraries

Monday, February 23, 2015

PubMed lookup service temporarily unavailable

PubMed Error
The error message in Citation Linker that reads "Please include a Journal, ISSN, DOI, or PMID. The PubMed lookup service is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later." is being caused by an issue with PubMed.

PubMed has been notified and is working on fixing this error. In the meantime, you can click the "Look Up" button until you are redirected to our Find it! page or search directly from our website:

Thank you for your patience.