Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Catalog Maintenance

The server maintenance is now complete (March 22nd at 3pm) and everything should be operating as normal again.


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Beginning late Sunday evening, March 19th and extending through the end of day on Wednesday, March 22nd, the Library catalog will undergo scheduled maintenance which will impact 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:
  • Search for journals and books -- to search for library materials
  • E-Journals
  • Databases
  • Request Materials (ILLiad) -- to get Articles, Books, More
Patrons will still be able to use the Search box on the library home page to search both electronic and print holdings, however, print titles searched and accessed in the catalog will not show availability, location or call number.  Electronic journal content can still be searched and accessed via the E-Journal Finder (http://mt8fd2he2v.search.serialssolutions.com/).

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Monday, January 23, 2017

ScienceDirect PDFs

ScienceDirect is working on fixing the "Download PDF" link for their articles.

As they work on repairing the links, there is a method patrons can use to download the PDFs.

Once you have found the article on ScienceDirect, right-click on the "Download PDF" link and then select "Open in New Tab."

The PDF will download in the new tab.


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Some users are also encountering issues with direct links from our Find It Service.  Science Direct is also working on a fix for this as well.

There is a method to work around this issue.

Once you have the article located on our Find It Service.  Instead of clicking on the "Full Text Online" button, click on the "details" link.  

The details link will open an area with a "browse journal" link.  Once you click on "browse journal", you can navigate through the journal to find the citation you are looking for.



Friday, January 13, 2017

Dykes Library Closed Due To Inclement Weather



Due to  inclement weather arriving ahead of the Martin Luther King Holiday, the A. R . Dykes Library for the Health Sciences will close on Friday, Jan. 13th at 12 p.m. SOM clerkship exam takers will be allowed into the building for testing.  The library will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 17th at 7 a.m.