The chiller, which cools the Riddell Library and Learning Centre, will be turned off to accommodate a significant repair as of Friday afternoon. We anticipate the temperature in the Library will be warmer than usual throughout Saturday. The repair should be complete by Sunday and the building temperature will be back to normal by Monday morning. We appreciate your patience during this time.
We are experiencing problems with some of our databases. Please contact Library staff if you are unable to access articles off-campus. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org, or send us a chat from the orange Ask Us button on the Library website.
As we work to upgrade our services we may experience a few short outages of the Sharestream server. The outages should last no more than 10 minutes and happen around 4pm on Friday.
Some users may experience difficulty accessing the PDFs from Mendeley desktop and web edition. The company is working to resolve the issues, however, you can follow the steps provided by Mendeley as an interim solution to retrieve your PDFs.
We are experiencing intermittent problems accessing ProQuest Dissertations & Theses. This has been reported, and will hopefully be fixed by ProQuest very soon. Thank you for your patience.
Ebook Central will be unavailable for approximately 5 hours, between 8 pm April 21, and 1 am April 22. Ebooks on this platform will not be available during these times.
Off-campus (proxy) access to IEEE Xplore is currently not working. The vendor has been contacted, and we hope to restore access soon.
MRU’s Information Technology Services will perform maintenance on our data centre network on Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18 from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. During this 4 hour interval on both evenings, access to Internet-based services may be interrupted for periods of up to five minutes.
Library Services that may experience 5 minute interruptions during these periods include:
- Wifi access
- Access to the Library website, catalogue, online Library tools, and electronic books, journals, databases, and articles
- Internet access via computers in the Library
Please be advised that the MRU Library e-journal search portal and some of the Library’s journal and article resources will undergo system maintenance from the vendor on Friday, February 16 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
During this period the Library’s search interface and a majority of our resources will remain online and available, however, some content will be inaccessible during the maintenance window.
No access to any journals in the Oxford Journals-CRKN database. Provider has been notified.