Library Website and EZproxy (no remote access to databases) unavailable 2am – 5am on 11/20/2013

Due to emergency server maintenance being performed by IT, all library web services (web-site and EZproxy) will be down tomorrow, November 20th, 2013 from 2am -5am.

During this time feel free to use our backup site and and the Office of Library Service’s databases.

We apologize for this inconvenience.

 

 

Restoration of Web Services

Thanks to the incredible diligence, over this past weekend, of the Graduate Center IT staff, all library web services (website and remote access (proxy service) to databases) has returned to normal. The library staff apologizes for the outage and hopes that it was not too much of an inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.

Remote Access to Databases is Currently Unavailable

Because of an IT outage, the proxy service which allows for remote access to databases is currently unavailable. IT and the Mina Rees Library will try and restore as soon as possible, but while this service is still out you can remotely access many databases, using your library barcode, from the central CUNY Office of . . . → Read More: Remote Access to Databases is Currently Unavailable

GC Database Access Problems and Solutions

We have experienced instability in the GC EZProxy server since May 23, for reasons not yet determined or resolved. Should your attempt to connect to GC Databases fail, try using the CUNY Proxy Server for access to CUNY-wide databases. Use your 14-digit CUNY library barcode number as the login and pwd. Or login to Citrix . . . → Read More: GC Database Access Problems and Solutions

JSTOR search interruptions

JSTOR reports that excessive downloads, a violation of the GC-JSTOR license, are originating Graduate Center IP space. When download ceilings are reached, all downloads are temporarily (15 mins) halted. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused GC researchers, and we continue to work with the company to resolve the problem.

Did You Miss New Student Orientation?

Click here to find the unedited 11:00 – 12:15 segment of the 2012 Grad Center Student Orientation covering registration, library services, and the Grad Center’s digital initiatives.

Click here for a 4-minute video introduction to getting your GC network account, your Grad Center email address, and other IT services. Use your GC network account to . . . → Read More: Did You Miss New Student Orientation?

Reminder: IT services not available on Sunday, July 8, 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012 is IT’s second semiannual maintenance window for the year. GC users should anticipate that various IT services will be unavailable from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm while systems are maintained, upgraded and expanded.

The library website and proxy server will be unavailable during this time. Please use the OLS site if . . . → Read More: Reminder: IT services not available on Sunday, July 8, 2012

Network Response Delays on 5/29

Due to a CUNY wide network issue, users attempting to access GC websites and network based resources (including proxy), might experience delays.

Website and Proxy Offline for a few minutes on 3/9/2012

Due to routine maintenance, the library website and proxy server will be offline for a few minutes on the morning of Friday March 9, 2012.

 

We apologize for the potential inconvenience. Thank you.

Website and Proxy Offline for a few minutes on 3/9/2012

Due to routine maintenance, the library website and proxy server will be offline for a few minutes on the morning of Friday March 9, 2012.

 

We apologize for the potential inconvenience. Thank you.