The library website, the OskiCat catalog, and many other online systems will be down during campus electrical work from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 12.
Affected systems include:
You can continue to search Next Generation Melvyl during this time, though it will not show current status information for UC Berkeley items and the Request button will not function.
For more information about campuswide impacts, please see Data Center Power Outage.
Update: It was initially reported that the proxy server would be unavailable. In fact, the proxy server will be available for off-campus access during the Data Center power outage. However, if you have any problems with it, you may use the campus VPN (Library VPN option) instead.
Through a partnership with VDE Europe, the IEEE has added 3,100 VDE conference papers from more than 20 conferences and expects to add about 1,000 papers each year. Papers cover such topics as computing systems, optical communications, power systems, RFID technologies, and telecommunications.
The default sort for searches is relevance, with other choices of Newest First, Oldest First, Publication Title A-Z or Z-A. Now IEEE has add "Most Cited" to the sorting menu which can be used to help identify high impact articles.
SafetyLit "provides abstracts of reports from researchers who work in more than 30 professional disciplines relevant to preventing unintentional injuries, violence, and self-harm. Among these are anthropology, economics, education, engineering specialties, ergonomics and human factors, health and medicine, law and law enforcement, psychology, sociology, and other fields."
SafetyLit regularly hand-examines "more than 3400 current scholarly journals from many nations to find relevant material. This information is maintained in a searchable database that contains more than 280,000 items. The database contains articles from 5729 journals that are not included in PubMed/Medline." You can sign up for the weekly SafetyLit Update Bulletin for current abstracts to be sent to you.
The client version of SciFinder will be retired by CAS on June 30, 2011. Between now and June 30th, access to the client will be decreased and access to the web will be increased in an effort to encourage users to transition to the web.