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Friday, August 26, 2016

Study Room Reservation software

Our study room reservation software, Booked, will be down for maintenance on Friday, August 26th between 5:30-6:00 pm.

Thank you,
Library Support

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Maintenance 7/28/2016 from 6pm to 8pm

Due to the emergency network maintenance, the library's electronic resources may be unavailable Thursday, July 28th between the hours of 6:00-8:00 pm.

Friday, July 22, 2016

PubMed - Access Denied

UPDATE - Access to PubMed is now available 7/22/16 10:30am

PubMed is currently unavailable and is directing users to an Access Denied page stating we are blocked from using the site.

This is not specific to us, all institutions trying to access PubMed are seeing the same error.

We will update this post as soon as more information becomes available.


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) unavailable off campus

Update: Off-campus access to NEJM has been restored 7/19/2016 12:30pm

Our access to NEJM is currently down off campus.  The vendor has blocked us due to excessive use. NEJM is still available on campus.  If you need help accessing articles, please contact Reference at reference@westernu.edu.

We are working with the publisher to restore access and will update this blog when it has been restored.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Maintenance 6/25/2016 from 7am to 9am

Hello WesternU Community, On 6/25 from 7am to 9am IT will be conducting network maintenance that may affect the availability of Electronic Resources from off campus. During this window, remote access may be intermittent. Thank you. Library Support Staff

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Update: EZproxy Access

Update 6/20 6:30pm: It appears that the network maintenance that was conducted by IT tonight has resolved the issue we were having with remote access to our electronic resources for now. We hope to have additional information regarding this tomorrow.

It has been brought to our attention that some of our electronic resources (UpToDate, ScienceDirect, PAeasy, etc...) are unavailable from off-campus through the proxy server. We have contacted Technical Support and will update this post as soon as we have more information.


Friday, June 10, 2016

Library closed Friday, June 10th

On Friday, June 10, 2016 the Pumerantz Library will be closed for our annual staff development and teambuilding retreat.  Books that are due on June 10th may be returned on Saturday, June 11th and will not incur a fine.