Monday, August 20, 2012

EndNote Download Issues: UPDATE

Hello WesternU Community,

Users experiencing the 403 error while attempting to download EndNote should no longer see the error.  If you are receiving this or any other error downloading EndNote please contact the library

We thank you for your patience while this issue was resolved.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

EndNote download issues

It has been reported that some people are experiencing a 403 error when trying to download EndNote. We are aware of the issue and the Information Technology department is looking into it. If you experience this error, please email and we will notify you when the issue has been resolved.

Thank you for your patience as we try to fix this issue.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

ScienceDirect Maintenance

Hello WesternU Community,

ScienceDirect will be unavailable August 25th beginning at 430am PST.  This outage is expected to last 19 hours but may be extended by the vendor. 

If you have questions, or experience issues accessing ScienceDirect content August 26th, please contact the library at

Thank you!

Monday, August 13, 2012

Server Maintenance Downtime

Hello WesternU Community,

Tonight at approximately 830pm Technical Support will be performing a restart of the Library server as part of needed maintenance.  During this time the WUCatOnline Catalog, Renewing Books and Placing Holds electronically will be unavailable.  The downtime is expected to last no more than 10 minutes. 

Thank you for your patience while we improve our system!

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Natural Standard

UPDATE: Access has been reinstated 8:40am 8/7/12

The Natural Standard database is currently unavailable. The provider has been contacted to reinstate our access.