Monthly Archives: August 2009

ScienceDirect offline (8/29 2:30pm-10pm)

Dear Customer,

ScienceDirect, Scopus and The Admin Tool will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 7.5 hours from 18:30 Saturday, 29 August to 02:00 GMT Sunday, 30 August (2:30 PM EDT Saturday, August 29 to 10:00PM EDT).

We apologize for the inconvenience

The Elsevier Team

Allow new EBSCO IPs via firewall, etc. (9/30/09)

Recently communication department sent an email with details of EBSCO’s IP expansion.  I wanted to follow up to make sure you received the communication and understand what it may mean for your organization.  Here is a link to our Top Story regarding IP Expansion:

Please note that not every institution uses security controls (i.e. firewalls, proxies, filtering software, etc), which may require these changes.  If your institution uses these types of security controls for outbound access, please have your IT department review the details of this FAQ ( noting our new IP ranges, and make the necessary updates.

These are the new IP’s we are adding to our service effective September 30, 2009:


If you are a member of a consortium, we encourage you to share this information with your colleagues to ensure their uninterrupted access during this transition.

[J.Atwater – EBSCO]

2008 HarpWeek usage stats available

2008 usage statistics for HarpWeek are available via the OLIS Documents area –


You’ll note that the file includes 3 worksheets for specific parts of 2008.  The vendor has indicated that they will send along first half of 2009 statistics as soon as they are available.

Free trial access to GREENR through 2009

Free trial access has been established for Gale/Cengage’s GREENR resource ((Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources )

The trial is IP authenticated and is available now through 2009 via the following link –

OLIS received requests (for trial access) from SUNY libraries representing three different SUNY sectors.

Vendor pricing for this resource will be made available asap.