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GeoRef & other ProQuest Databases Unavailable: 7/9/16, 7pm-9pm

July 7th, 2016 by Cory Craig

The ProQuest platform (search.proquest.com) will be taking a two-hour maintenance window on July 9th from 7:00 PM PDT to 9:00 PM PDT to prepare for the upcoming migration to a cloud-based infrastructure.

During this time access to ProQuest platform databases will not be available and users will be re-directed to a webpage explaining the scheduled maintenance.

ProQuest databases relevant to Physical Sciences & Engineering include:

  • GeoRef
  • Conference Papers Index
  • EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements
  • Oceanic Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Toxline

ProQuest Databases Unavailable 1/16/16, 7pm-3am:

January 11th, 2016 by Cory Craig

Proquest databases and resources (see partial list below) will be unavailable for up to 8 hours starting
at 7pm on Saturday 1/16/16.  ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve
performance, security, and overall reliability.

Proquest Databases Related to Physical Sciences & Engineering include:
GeoRef
ProQuest eBooks
Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
Conference Papers Index
EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements
Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management
Oceanic Abstracts
Toxline

For additional information see: http://links.proquest.mkt5049.com/servlet/MailView?ms=NTAzOTUyMDMS1&r=MzU0Njc3NDM1ODAS1&j=ODQwNjUyNjA3S0&mt=1&rt=0

ProQuest databases unavailable: Sat 2/15 7pm – Sun 2/16 3am

February 13th, 2014 by Cory Craig

ProQuest databases (including: GeoRef, Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management, ToxLine, Conference Papers Index) will not be available from 7pm Saturday, 2/15/14 through 3am Sunday, 2/16/14 (Pacific Standard Time).

ProQuest will be making improvements to its internal systems to accommodate a growing number of users and to reduce the need for future downtime.