Friday, January 29, 2010

ProQuest, Chadwyck-Healey, UMI Resources Down This Weekend

All of the following ProQuest, Chadwyck-Healey, and UMI resources will be unavailable from 9:00 pm Saturday, January 30, until 9:00 am Sunday, January 31, while ProQuest performs server maintenance. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience caused to our users.

20th Century American Poetry
20th Century English Poetry
American Periodicals Series
Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts
Criminal Justice Abstracts
Digital National Security Archive
Digital Sanborn Maps
Dissertations & Theses Fulltext
Early English Books Online
Elibrary Curriculum
Gerritsen Women’s History Collection Online
Historical New York Times
Historical Wall Street Journal
Historical Washington Post
History Study Center
International Index to the Performing Arts
Latin American Newsstand
Library & Information Science Abstracts
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
NCJRS Abstracts
PAIS International
Palmers Fulltext 1785-1905
Periodicals Archive Online
Physical Education Index
ProQuest Digital Microfilm: New York Times
ProQuest Digital Microfilm: Wall Street Journal
Sociological Abstracts
Wall Street Journal Online (current)
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Electronic Resource Downtime This Sunday, Jan. 31

The library will be performing maintenance on its EZProxy this Sunday, Jan. 31st. Electronic resources (e-journals, e-books, and databases) could be down for as little as half an hour or possibly lasting up to two hours starting at 8:30am and ending at 10:30am. The library apologizes in advance for any inconvenience to our patrons while we perform this crucial maintenance.

Films on Demand Downtime This Saturday, Jan. 30th

The Films on Demand online streaming video service will be down for maintenance this Saturday, Jan 30th, for seven hours starting at 6am and lasting until 1pm. We apologize for any inconvenience the outage incurs on our patrons.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

ScienceDirect & SCOPUS Downtime on Saturday, Jan. 23

ScienceDirect e-journal service and SCOPUS science and social studies database will be down for maintenance this Saturday, January 23rd, from 7am to 7pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this outage causes our patrons.

Friday, January 08, 2010

New Route to Student Union and West Campus from the Library

From UTD's Pardon Our Progress page:

The fenced-in concrete sidewalk through the active Campus Landscape Enhancement Project site between the Student Union and McDermott Library has gone away and a new one has appeared several yards south. The new sidewalk can be accessed from the Student Union’s eastside ground-level exits. The fenced-in sidewalk crosses the active construction site toward the center of McDermott Library’s west face. The path heads south, hugging the library’s perimeter until it reaches Drive B, a small street that runs between McDermott and the Bookstore. McDermott Library's north entrance became the only access point after the original fenced-in sidewalk shut down on Dec. 21. The new sidewalk crossing the construction zone requires pedestrians to walk completely around the library to get inside. As such, the new sidewalk seems best suited for travel between the SU and the School of Management, Bookstore or parking Lots C, D, G and Q. The fastest way to reach McDermott Library's north entrance will be from points north of the Founders Hall renovation.
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