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OskiCat downtime Sept. 12, 7-8am

OskiCat - The UC Berkeley Library Catalog

OskiCat will be down for maintenance on Tuesday, September 12 from 7 – 8am.

Melvyl access problems – resolved

Issue resolved 9/13/17

Melvyl is currently asking users who are connected to the campus network to log in to view resources. The California Digital Library (CDL) is working to resolve the problem. Until the problem is resolved, please click on the ENTER AS GUEST link near the bottom of the login screen.

Melvyl log in screen

Melvyl and OCLC downtime, night of Sept. 9-10

All OCLC services will be unavailable sometime between 9:00 PM on Saturday, September 9 to 3:00 AM (PDT) on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Affected Services include Melvyl, FirstSearch, and WorldCat.org.

Start your Search on the Library Web home page, and OskiCat will be available.

Melvyl and OCLC downtime, night of Aug. 5-6

All OCLC services will be unavailable some time between 8:00 PM on Saturday, August 5 to 5:00 AM (PDT) on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Affected Services include Melvyl, FirstSearch, and WorldCat.org.

Start your Search on the Library Web homepage, and OskiCat will be available.

University of Chicago Press Journals currently unavailable via Proxy

University of Chicago Press has currently blocked the Proxy IP from accessing content on www.journals.uchicago.edu due to a suspected breach; we are working with University of Chicago Press to resolve this as quickly as possible. University of Chicago Press content should still be accessible on-campus.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may be causing.

Access issues related to Amazon Web Services outage

Numerous library resources have been impacted by the ongoing Amazon Web Services outages. The AWS outage has affected access and functionality across numerous platforms, including JSTOR, Elsevier ScienceDirect, and Proquest, among others. Library users may experience issues accessing web pages or downloading content from impacted resources while Amazon works to fix the issue.

UPDATE: The AWS issue seems to be resolved, and normal access and functionality has been restored to affected resources.

CRCnetBASE experiencing intermittent access issues via Proxy

We have been experiencing intermittent access issues via the proxy at CRCnetBASE due to an indexing issue. We are working with them to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, and will update when we have more information. Sorry for any inconvenience this may be causing.

American Chemical Society content not available via Proxy

UPDATE: Proxy access has been restored.

IEEE Xplore downtime

IEEE Xplore is updating to their latest release which is causing an error message to appear that states theres has been excessive dowloading.  There has been no excessive dowloading. The update should resolve within the next few days.
UPDATE: access issue resolved 

American Chemical Society resources not available via Proxy

UPDATE: Access issue resolved.

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