Monthly Archives: September 2009

SFX Back UP

September 30, 2009
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SFX is apparently back up. “Access to all the CSU servers has been reestablished.” But given the recent issues accessing SFX I wouldn’t be surprised if SFX availability continues to be spotty.

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SFX server "taking too long"

September 30, 2009
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Waiting for a Check for Full Text button? Trying to use the Electronic Journal List. This is what you get: Network Timeout: The server at sfx.calstate.edu is taking too long to respond.

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More EBSCO Problems

September 29, 2009
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EBSCO is down again. Links from SFX and to the native search interface are not available. The EBSCO z39.50 server searches from Metalib/Xerxes are working fine.

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EBSCO DBs Back Up.

September 28, 2009
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Access to EBSCO’s native search interface is reportedly back up and running.

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Some EBSCO DBs are down

September 28, 2009
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We have reports that several of the EBSCO databases and still down after this weekend’s upgrade and that EBSCO is working to reestablish access to their databases.

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Annex II door opens after pressing "Push Accessibility Button"

September 27, 2009
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I was outside on a mobile call and I accidentally leaned against the  wheel chair accessibility button next to the door on Annex II and I was able to get in by pulling the door to the right(if you stand  facing the entry door to Annex II).  I checked to see if the door...

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Tips for solving Jstor PDF load issues

September 27, 2009
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Recently a patron emailed libref with a problem opening JSTOR docs. She had the most recent version of Acrobat. Turned out that the following tips worked. 1. To work around this problem, right click on the PDF link and open in new window, then right click and save the actual PDF to your computer....

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ProQuest down Sept 26

September 24, 2009
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According to Jessica from the Chancellor’s Office: Proquest products will not be available for 12 hours beginning September 26th at 7PM. For more information, please see breaking news on the SFX/Metalib wiki: http://library.calstate.edu/sfx/SFX_News#BREAKING_NEWS.2FUPDATES http://library.calstate.edu/sfx/Metalib_News

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Mailboxes

September 23, 2009
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The closest mailbox to the Library Annex is located on Font Blvd. To reach it you must turn left onto Lake Merced Blvd, walk two blocks and turn left onto Font Blvd. The box is about halfway up the block. It does not have pickup times listed but it is regularly picked up. Two...

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Library Services Point Page vs Library Home Page

September 23, 2009
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This may take some time to getting used to, but whenever you select the ‘home’ icon from any Annex 1 Reference workstation, two windows open – Library Home Page and the “Library Services Points” page. This can be a bit disorienting, as you’re trying to either get back to a page you’ve worked from...

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Reminders

Bones for Biology Students in Media Services

Just a quick reminder to send any Biology students looking for bones to Media Services (LIB 85) — home to all non-print materials! They...

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Add Value – Card Differences

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Note that users adding funds to their OneCard insert the card one way while those adding funds to Guest cards must insert the card...

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OASIS and graduation

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Please give graduating students the following information: ******************** Students can file their applications for graduation BEFORE they finish OASIS. OASIS must be done by...

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OneCard website & credit card value add feature

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Students can add value to there OneCard through the OnceCard website using a credit card. They can also view past transactions and disable their...

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