RESOLVED – EBSCO Databases Down

February 1, 2016

EBSCO is experiencing problems with their servers and all EBSCO databases are affected. The database is very slow to load or will not load at all. EBSCO is aware of the problem and is working to resolve the issue. There has been no estimate given of when this issue will be resolved.

Update (2/2/2016) – EBSCO has resolved the issues they were having. The databases and EDS are now working again.

ProQuest Maintenance

January 7, 2016

On January 16, 2016, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure. The window is scheduled to begin at 9:00 PM Central Standard Time and will last for 8 hours.
During this time, access to the ProQuest products listed below will not be available:
Research databases
• ProQuest platform
• ProQuest Congressional
• Chadwyck-Healey databases (LION)
• eLibrary
• ProQuest Digital Microfilm
Dissertation dissemination
• ProQuest/UMI ETD Administrator

State Library of Kansas Site Outage Affecting ebook Access-update

December 7, 2015

The State Library’s web host is currently experiencing an issue with some sites that is rendering them inaccessible. The issue began at approximately 8:00 AM, Central Time 07 December 2015. In addition to the State Library site, the Kansas Library eCard (and sites such as 3M Cloud and Enki Library that use direct KsLC login) are also affected.
Network specialists are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. We will send additional information and updates as they become available.


Though official word of resolution has not come through, we are now able to reach our website and log into 3M Cloud. At least one other hosted site is back as well, albeit slow.

Taylor & Francis Online Maintenance

December 4, 2015

Due to scheduled maintenance on Monday, Dec. 17, 2015 from 1:00 am CST – 10:00 am CST. Taylor & Francis Online platform will be in read-only mode. Customers will be able to download and read content only.

ScienceDirect and Internet Explorer 8

December 2, 2015

As of January 1, 2016, ScienceDirect will no longer support Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). Newer versions of IE will still be supported in addition to the latest versions of Chrome and Firefox.

Nature Publishing Group/ Palgrave Macmillan maintenance scheduled

November 9, 2015

On Saturday 14th November from 4am CST – 8am CST, the Nature and Palgrave journal subscriptions will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance

RESOLVED – PAIS Unavailable

November 3, 2015

We are currently unable to access PAIS Archive and PAIS International. We are working with the vendor to resolve the issue.

Update (11/4/15): The issue has been resolved and access is restored.

RESOLVED – Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) Unavailable

November 3, 2015

Currently the CLCD is unavailable. We are working with the vendor to resolve the situation.

Update (11/3/15): Access has been restored.

RESOLVED – Taylor & Francis Unavailable

October 26, 2015

Taylor & Francis Online is currently experiencing some technical difficulties, which they are working to fix. We apologise for this downtime and hope to restore access to the site as soon as possible.

Update: The issue has been resolved.

IEEE Maintenance

October 21, 2015

IEEE has scheduled maintenance on Saturday, October 24 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am and IEEE will not be available. In addition to the downtime, personalization and single article purchasing will also be “unavailable for a period of time”.


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