Archive for August, 2010

Prospector downtime 9/2

August 27, 2010

The Prospector catalog will be unavailable on Thursday, September 2nd, beginning at 5:00 p.m. MST. The Alliance will be replacing some network equipment and they anticipate the downtime to be several hours in length.

ScienceDirect downtime Aug. 28th

August 24, 2010

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance and a platform upgrade for approximately 9 hours on Saturday, August 28th. The downtime is expected to last from 5:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. MST.

Library hours, Spring 2011

August 24, 2010

Fall/Spring Hours:

Regular hours for the Spring terms resume on Monday, January 10, 2011.

Sunday 12:30 p.m. – midnight

Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – midnight

Friday – Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

ScienceDirect access restored

August 16, 2010

Access to ScienceDirect has been restored.

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ScienceDirect is currently unavailable due to system maintenance. They apologize for the inconvenience and suggest trying again later today.

new Prospector interface

August 13, 2010

The new discovery interface for Prospector will officially launch on Wednesday, August 18th. It is using the Encore software from Innovative Interfaces Inc. and will allow users a new and improved searching experience with Prospector. New facets allow searches to be filtered by format, language, year, location and other elements and better relevance ranking and “Did you mean?” functionality are included. The old Prospector interface will also remain in place. The new launch page can be previewed here.

Library catalog available

August 13, 2010

Lumen, the Regis Library online catalog, is back online and available.

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Lumen, the Regis Library online catalog, will be unavailable beginning at 1:00 p.m. MST for a server fan replacement. We expect the downtime to last 60 – 90 minutes and will update this post when the replacement is complete. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Wiley downtime and upgrade, Aug. 7 & 8

August 2, 2010

Wiley InterScience will be replaced by the Wiley Online Library. The Wiley Online Library will be launched over the weekend of August 7th, 2010.

Wiley InterScience will no longer be available from:
Saturday, August 7th
2:00 a.m. (Mountain Daylight Time)

Wiley Online Library is due to go live on:
Sunday, August 8th
10:00 a.m. (Mountain Daylight Time)

This interruption in service is necessary to facilitate a smooth transition to Wiley Online Library. During this transition period, users will be directed to this interim page for more details.