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Database outage: Cambridge Companions - 13.12.2016

We wish to advise of a current disruption of access to Cambridge Companions.
The vendor is currently investigating.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Database Issues

The JAMA Network - Maintenance Notification, Friday, 21 October 2016

We wish to advise that the JAMA Network will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Friday, 21 October 2016 between:

11:00:00 AM and 12:00 noon

A brief interruption of service, while unlikely, is possible during this maintenance window. 8 more words

Library News

What's Mine is Yours: A Love Letter to Interlibrary Loan

When I started working in interlibrary loan two years ago, my experience with the system was limited to getting one book on vintage hairstyles through my public library and frantically requesting articles for impending papers during my undergraduate degree. 773 more words

Advocacy & Activism

HAL 9000 Goes to the Library

Am I the only one rather creeped out by some of the technology Rachit Gupta wrote about in his “Human-Computer Interaction: An Overview”? I’m not sure I want computers to be “ubiquitous” in my life, though I don’t know that there’s anything I can do about it at this point I do know, emphatically, that I don’t want my computer to engage in facial expression analysis or auditory emotion analysis . 756 more words

Information Systems

Library Systems Down June 1, 2016

On June 1, 2016 the library catalog and remote access to databases will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Services affected include Ignacio, the Library Catalog; Library Databases; My Library Record; Interlibrary Loan; Reserves, and Link +. 117 more words

Gleeson Library

#LibrarySystems Report 2016 by Marshall Breeding

The technology infrastructure libraries implement can affect their ability to manage internal operations efficiently and deliver high-quality services, in person and online. Weak or obsolete technology products impede success. 213 more words

Library Automation