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EBSCO Database Outage — RESOLVED

EBSCO databases are now working again and the issue has been resolved. Have any questions? Please Ask a Librarian


One of our vendors, EBSCOhost, who supplies databases for the library is currently experiencing an outage for with its services. The following databases are effected:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • American Antiquarian Archives
  • Business Source Premier
  • CINAHL Fulltext
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • EBSCO Audio Books
  • EBSCO E-Books
  • ERIC (EBSCO version)
  • Greenfile
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
  • Library and Information Science & Technology Abstracts
  • MAS Ultra
  • MasterFile
  • Military & Government Collection
  • Newspaper Source
  • Primary Search
  • PsycArticles
  • Regional Business News
  • SOCIndex

When the issue is resolved or new information is made known, this post will be updated. Have questions? Ask a Librarian

Proquest Databases Down ** RESOLVED

The Proquest database issue has been resolved. Please find the Proquest databases on the database page . If you have questions, please ask a librarian.


Temporary links to Proquest Databases have been created and can be used as an interim solution. To access and for directions on how to use these links please ask a librarian.


The following databases are experiencing intermittent issues. The library is currently working with Proquest to have these databases working again ASAP. Once the issue has been resolved or a temporary solution has been made , this post will be updated. Thank you for your patience.

  • Historical New York Times
  • Historical Chicago Tribune
  • US Major Dallies (includes Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post)
  • Nursing and Allied Health
  • Criminal Justice Periodical Index

Hoopla Outage — RESOLVED

Hoopla has been restored. If you encounter any issues please ask a librarian.

Please be advised the hoopla digital service is currently experiencing some technical difficulties and you may temporarily see some challenges when accessing the service. The hoopla team is working on correcting the issue. Our apologies for the inconvenience. This post will be updated when this issue is resolved.

Otaku USA

Otaku USA is now on the shelves. Find it on the Cherrywood display!

“Each issue includes an otaku section, and reviews and commentary on various anime, manga, video games and live action films and TV shows. The otaku section informs readers of releases of BDs, video games, cosplay items and related goods. In each issue there are two manga previews printed in black and white featuring the original art with English text. There are also a small number of in-depth anime reviews, most of which are four pages long.”

Magnolia Journal

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Magnolia Journal is now on the shelves. Find it on the Cherrywood display!

“Find seasonal recipes and home decor ideas from your favorite Texan power couple in The Magnolia Journal. Sneak a peek into the life and home of Chip and Joanna Gaines with reflections from Jo and exclusive design tips.”

Oxford Database Disruption — UPDATE — RESTORED

Another update – Oxford Art Online has been restored and is now both working on and off-campus. Please use the database as normal.

Thank you for your patience.


An update – Oxford English Dictionary and American National Biography has been restored and now working off-campus.

Make note — Oxford English Dictionary (below) has a new URL so please update the link in your browser:

The following databases will not work off-campus due to an interruption in services. Patrons of the library can access these resources on an on-campus computer only.

This post will be updated when a solution or alternative is found. We apologize for the inconvenience. For any questions, please ask a librarian.

Proquest Databases down Sun, Feb 9th

One of our database vendors, Proquest, will be doing maintenance  on Sunday, February 9th.  This means that the following databases will be unavailable starting at 9pm on Sunday, February 9th until Monday, February 10th at 3am:

  • US Major Dailies
    • Chicago Tribune
    • Los Angeles Times
    • New York Times
    • The Wall Street Journal
    • The Washington Post
  • Chicago Tribune Historical
  • New York Times Historical
  • SIRS Researcher
  • History Study Center
  • Sanborn Insurance Maps
  • Nursing and Allied Health
  • Grove Art
  • Criminal Justice
  • E-Book Central

All of our other databases and online services will be up and running like normal. We apologize for any inconvenience that this Proquest outage may cause.

Food & Wine

Food & Wine magazine is now on the shelves. Find it on the cherrywood display as you enter the library!

“It features recipes, cooking tips, travel information, restaurant reviews, chefs, wine pairings and seasonal/holiday content and has been credited by The New York Times with introducing the dining public to “Perrier, the purple Peruvian potato and Patagonian toothfish”.”


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Inc. magazine is now on the shelves. Find it on the cherrywood display as you enter the library!

“Inc. is the only major business magazine edited exclusively to guide CEOs and owners of small-to-midsize companies to success. Inc. provides fresh, insightful analyses to give the major players in the business world the tools they need to excel. Each issue uses real life examples of strategies, case studies, and successes and failures edited specifically to illuminate new ways in which its readers can benefit. Big and small organizations alike turn to Inc. to make sense of ever-changing business world.”

*** Update***Swank Off-Campus Access RESOLVED

Update — Swank access has been restored. For any questions, please ask a Librarian.


Update — a temporary fix to has been implemented for Swank videos. To access Swank videos off-campus, please use this link. When the issue has been resolved, this post will be updated again.


Off-campus access to Swank is currently is currently being disrupted. In the interim, access to Swank using on-campus computers is still working. Please use the Swank Landing Page to do so. For any questions, please ask a Librarian. This post will be updated when this issue is resolved.

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