Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Scheduled System Maintenance

 What: The following systems may be intermittently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance

When: Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 9 PM - Sunday, April 25 at 4 AM

Why: Scheduled system maintenance to maintain functionality

Electronic Resources will be available through the Library’s webpages (www.westernu.edu/library).

Thank you for your patience while we improve our library systems.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Scheduled System Maintenance

 What: The following systems may be intermittently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance

When: Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 9 PM - Sunday, April 11 at 2 AM

Why: Scheduled system maintenance to maintain functionality

Electronic Resources will be available through the Library’s webpages (www.westernu.edu/library).

Thank you for your patience while we improve our library systems.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Warning when using library homepage search box

UPDATE: This issue has been fixed. 2/26/21 3:40 PM

When using the Pumerantz Library Discovery Service search box on the library's homepage, it has a security warning on most browsers that you need to click through.  It is safe to click through and use the search box.  We are working with our vendor to find a fix. We will update this blog post with any additional information.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

VisionCite login not working

UPDATE: We have received a new username and password and URL for VisionCite.  Please see the login instruction page that is located in the database description on the Electronic Resources page for updated information. 1/22/21 9:38 AM

The username and password for VisionCite is not working.  We are looking into the problem and will update this blog when we have more information.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Link resolver down in Embase database

UPDATE: The link resolver is now working. 1/11/21 7:28 AM  

Our link resolver (Pumerantz Library Full Text Locator button) is not working in the Embase database.  We have contacted their customer support and will update this blog when the problem is resolved.  If you need to check if we have access to an article you found in Embase, you can look up the journal name in our journal search database.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Annals of Internal Medicine website down

UPDATE: Access has been restored to the website. 12/1720 9:09 AM  

The website for Annals of Internal Medicine is currently down.  They hope to restore it by 9am PST today.  We will update this blog when access has been restored.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

eJournals Search on Library Homepage

UPDATE: The problem with the eJournal tab has been fixed. 10/21/20 2:57 PM  

The eJournals tab in the search box on the library's homepage is not working.  The problem is being worked on, and we will update this blog when it is fixed.  You can still look up ejournals either using the search box on the top right of the Electronic Resources page, or by using this direct link.