Preventing laptop thefts

Did you know that most laptop thefts on campus occur in the libraries?

Learn how to keep this from happening to you in this useful and informative article.

Feb 03, 2012 | Categories: Library News | dmoore

ProQuest, Chadwyck-Healey, and CSA Illumina database downtime, February 4-5

Research databases branded ProQuest, CSA Illumina, and Chadwyck-Healey will be down for maintenance from 7pm Saturday, February 4 until 7am Sunday, February 5.

This outage will affect an unusually large number of our databases. The following is only a partial list:

  • AltPress Watch
  • American Periodicals Series
  • ArchiveFinder
  • Black Studies Center
  • Digital Sanborn Maps
  • Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)
  • ERIC via CSA
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
  • GenderWatch
  • Historical Annual Reports
  • Historical Newspapers
  • Literature Online
  • MLA International Bibliography
  • NTIS
  • PAIS International
  • PolicyFile
  • ProQuest Newspapers
  • PsycInfo
  • Research Library

For a more complete list, search on proquest, csa, or chadwyck here. For alternative databases to use during that time, see our Electronic Resource Finder.

Feb 02, 2012 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

Doe Library heating system down January 23-24

The heating and hot water system in Doe Library will be down for maintenance from 2pm Monday January 23 through approximately 2pm Tuesday January 24.

We encourage all library users to dress accordingly, and to understand that the building is, after all, 100 years old.

Jan 19, 2012 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

OskiCat and proxy server downtime, early Saturday morning January 21

The following services will be unavailable from 1 am through as late as 4 am on Saturday morning January 21, while we perform scheduled maintenance:

  • OskiCat, the UC Berkeley library catalog (including searching, request, and renewal functions).
  • UCB call number and availability information in Melvyl.
  • Melvyl Request login and My ILL Requests.
  • The library proxy server for accessing licensed electronic resources (VPN will still work).
Jan 19, 2012 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

New electronic resources

The library subscribes to more than 1000 premium online information sources. To learn more about what we've added in the last month, see our list of new resources.

ADDED since last update:

DELETED since last upate:

  • Faulkner Advisory for Information Technology Studies (subscription cancelled)
  • University of Michigan Documents Center (site no longer maintained)
  • Moving Image Collection (MIC)

To find out more about any of our electronic resources, search its title here.

Jan 08, 2012 | Categories: Library News | jkupersm

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