Lost access to Canada Commons and Policy Commons

Users are seeing a “Sorry, something went wrong trying to log you in.” error when trying to access Canada Commons or Policy Commons. We are working to resolve the issue. As a workaround please access via the Resource Pages – https://resources.library.ubc.ca/?searchtype=keywords&search=Commons

PHUB error when accessing UBC Library CWL

Issue is now fixed. April 15, 2024 UBC Users may see a ‘PHUB error’ when trying to login via their CWL to UBC Library. We are still trying to figure out what is causing this issue and are working to solve it urgently! We understand this a stressful time for students. We will get this […]

No access to ScienceDirect

Issue is now fixed. April 30, 2024 Our authentication service, OpenAthens, is currently seeing issues with ScienceDirect. A lot of users are being blocked access. Seems to be impacting multiple institutions. We are investigating! A couple workarounds that seem to work: From the ScienceDirect page, if you click the Orange Institutional Icon and search for […]

Access to Sage Website and Database not working via UBC OpenAthens

Issue is now fixed. April 30, 2024 OpenAthens is seeing issues with the Sage website not loading. Users will see a blank screen or a HTTP ERROR 500. OpenAthens is working to resolve the issue. As a workaround, clear your cache and cookies and then place this URL in front of the Sage Website Address […]

CNKI databases slow load issue

We are seeing slow loading issues and sometimes no access with our CNKI databases. We are investigating, please use access through our Resource Pages in the meantime

Ethnologue Database Not Working

Issue is now fixed. April 2, 2024 Ethnologue: Languages of the World database is current not working and a “HTTP ERROR 503 Cannot contact upstream server” error is appearing. We are working to solve the issue.

IEEE site maintence outage on Saturday, March 16th

On Saturday, 16 March, IEEE Xplore will undergo scheduled maintenance from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET (1:00 – 6:00 PM UTC). Due to the nature of the upgrade, the platform will be unavailable for the entire duration of this timeframe. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Lost access to Diao Long Database of Chinese and Japanese Ancient Books

Issue is now fixed. March 13, 2024 We have lost access to the Diao Long Database of Chinese and Japanese Ancient Books https://resources.library.ubc.ca/page.php?details=diao-long-database-of-chinese-and-japanese-ancient-books—&id=2670 We are working with the provider to get this issue resolved.

CPS ( RxTx) Access Issues

Issue is now fixed. March 7, 2024 Some users are seeing access issues with CPS. http://resources.library.ubc.ca/page.php?id=674 The CPS website is having technical issues blocking access for some users.

Multiple Authentication Issues

Issues now fixed. March 7, 2024 There appears to be a technical issue happening with our authentication tool OpenAthens and we have lost access to multiple resources including: Access Medicine- Workaround in place here American Physical Society (APS) Journals Duke University Press eBooks and Journals Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Journals Bates Visual […]

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