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By madgett on September 30, 2020
UPDATE – No problems reported. FYI The UBC Library Catalogue will be down for maintenance from 10:00pm PDT for 90 minutes. Our Discovery Service, Summon, will continue working except for any links leading to the Catalogue. Please report any problems via our Help Form.
By madgett on July 10, 2018
New search linking from EBSCOhost to the UBC Catalogue for Journals When searching in EBSCOhost Databases, you will now see a new link next to Journal / Article results that has a “rainbow” book case: This link will search for the journal ISSN in the UBC Catalogue so that you can see what Print […]
By madgett on September 29, 2017
Just a heads up… Due to systems maintenance, the public facing Library Catalogue will be unavailable for 2 hours (10:00 pm – midnight) on Saturday, September 30th. UBC IT notice here. Our Summon Discovery Service will be not be disrupted. So, you will be able to search for online resources.
By madgett on November 20, 2014
**UPDATE** As of the Beginning of February, this problem has been sorted Problems 2 & 3 are sorted now. Problem 1 lingers on. They suggest that problem could be sorted early in January. Stay tuned! Couple of recent problems have collided to make some ebooks we have access to un-findable in the Catalogue and […]
By madgett on September 29, 2014
UPDATE – Problems seem to be resolved. YIKES! Something has blown a gasket and Summon, Resource pages, Database searching… well, a lot of things are not working. The Tech folks have been contacted. Stay Tuned!
By irobb on September 29, 2011
Just a heads up for folks working this weekend. There will be work on the UBC Catalogue this weekend. Many ejournal records will be removed & later replaced. This may cause problems with people using the “Search for Print and Online Journals” left-hand search box, but will not affect the “Search for Online Journals Only” […]
By irobb on January 14, 2011
The Distance Learning Support Librarian has put together a brief guide for creating Permanent URLs for subscribed resources. The guide “Creating Persistent URLs” is found here. PURLs for the Library’s Catalogue are covered here as well.
By irobb on September 29, 2010
*UPDATE* eJournal records in the Library Catalogue displaying normally again. Apologies. ejournal records in the Library Catalogue are appearing as per this: … and worse, issn searches are probably returning no ejournal results. The problem is new ejournal records were loaded in the Catalogue, but indexing hasn’t happened yet… and won’t till this week end. […]
By irobb on September 15, 2010
*UPDATE* ejournal records are back in the Catalogue… and working! Those familiar with ejournals at the UBC Library know that there are two quick ways to find links from the Library’s web space: via the ejournal A-Z list via the Library Catalogue Unfortunately, some work on the Catalogue ejournal records is still underway. As a […]