Monday, June 21, 2010

Pennsylvania Gazette Downtime Tonight, 6/21

The Pennsylvania Gazette will be down temporarily from 8pm-11pm today while its company operator, Accessible Archives, performs maintenance. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Emerald Insight Intermittent Downtime Starting 6/19

Emerald Insight may be down intermittently starting on Saturday, June 19th, for site maintenance. System administrators will be working to keep downtime to a minimum and will display a message on the Emerald site any time it goes down.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Wiley InterScience Downtime on Saturday, 6/19

The Wiley Interscience online journal service will be down on Saturday, June 19th, from 7am - noon. We appreciate your patience while important maintenance is performed.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Factiva Downtime on Saturday, 6/19

Factiva (Dow Jones and Reuters) will be down from 5pm - 9pm on Saturday, June 19th, for maintenance. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Who's Who Downtime on Thursday, 6/10

The Marquis Who's Who database will be down briefly from 7am to 11am tomorrow, 6/10, while it undergoes preparations for a new upgrade. We apologize for any inconvenience to our users.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Gale LRC and VRL Down This Weekend

Two Gale databases will be affected by an outage this weekend: Literature Resource Center and Gale Virtual Reference Library. Maintenance on these two databases will being at 11 pm on Friday, June 11 and end by 7am on Saturday, June 12. We apologize for any inconvenience the disruption puts on our users.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

New Guides for Leisure Reading and Genre Fiction

The library's online subject guides now features something new for all of our recreational readers:

  • Leisure Reading Guide -- will keep readers abreast of the latest bestseller fiction and non-fiction titles that have been received by the library. Maintained by the library's very own Janet Taylor.
  • Reader's Guide to Genre Fiction -- a new guide to help readers struggling to answer the question, "What do I read next?" It will connect readers with valuable resources both in the library and online, including genre guides, resources for book reviews, and online book clubs.

New "A to Z Maps Online" Database

A to Z Maps Online

This database features 146,000 maps on multidisciplinary subjects such as politics, geology, the environment, biology, and history. It includes climate change maps, hurricane maps, earthquake maps, volcano maps, fire maps, animal and plant species distribution maps, current event maps, political outline maps, and topographic maps. All these maps can be printed or downloaded for educational use.

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