Downtime this weekend: Annual Reviews, Cambridge, Taylor & Francis Online

Friday, June 10th, 2016

A busy weekend for some of our database vendors with maintenance scheduled and so some resources may not be available. Downtime: Annual Reviews: Saturday 25th June from 8am and will last for approximately 4 hours. Cambridge Journals Online and Cambridge ebook platforms: Sunday 26 June from 6pm for approximately 6 hours. Taylor & Francis Online: Saturday 25th ...

Downtime: ProQuest Sunday, April 3

Friday, March 11th, 2016

ProQuest are doing critical maintenance that will affect a some of its Humanities databases. This will occur on Sunday, April 3, from 7:00am (AEST) and is expected last about 8 hours. The ProQuest Humanities products affected during the scheduled maintenance period include: American Film Institute (AFI) Early European Books (EEB) Film Index International (FII) House of Commons Parliamentary ...

Downtime: Emerald Insight from 7pm Tuesday 22 March for up to 12 hours

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Emerald Insight- a database of management disciplines including: strategy; leadership; library and information management; marketing and human resource management; plus a substantial number of engineering, applied science and technology titles - is undergoing maintenance from 7pm tonight for up to 12 hours and will be unavailable.  From Emerald: Should you access the ...

Past exam papers: undergoing development

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

The past exam papers database is undergoing development. As such, from February 2016, access to past exams will be unavailable for a period of time. This will occur from Monday, 1st February and completion will be announced at a later date. Keep visiting our blog or subscribe for news to find out when access ...

Database downtime: WestlawAU (Saturday) and Proquest (Sunday)

Monday, February 1st, 2016

WestlawAU are doing maintenance on Saturday 13 February, from 4.30pm - 11.30pm (AEDT) and will be unavailable during this time. ProQuest are doing some maintenance that will affect a number of its databases. This will occur on Sunday, 14 February, from 2:00pm (AEDT) and is expected last about 6 hours. The majority of ...

Downtime: Book a PC not available Wednesday 10 February

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Computers will still be available at every campus library, but you won't be able to book PCs through the Book a PC software on Wednesday 10 Feb. We are upgrading the server before semester starts! Apologies for any inconvenience.

Possible service interruption Monday 5pm – 6pm

Monday, January 18th, 2016

There may be some interruption to service - permalinks, access to databases during this time (AEDT) - that's 4pm-5pm in Queensland. Library Search will not be affected. Apologies for any inconvenience - we want things shipshape for the start of semester!

Downtime: ProQuest Sunday 17 January from 2pm

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

ProQuest are doing some maintenance that will affect a number of its databases. This will occur on Sunday, January 17, from 2:00pm (AEST) and is expected last about 8 hours. The majority of ProQuest products will not be available during the scheduled maintenance period, including: ProQuest platform ( and associated databases. eLibrary (all editions) RefWorks Apologies ...

Downtime: Library Search Sunday 10 January 11pm – 12am AEDT

Friday, January 8th, 2016

There will be a short disruption to Library Search between 11pm and 12am (1 hour) AEDT on Sunday 10 January. Downtime in Brisbane will be 10pm to 11pm. This will affect Library Search, linking to full-text content, linking to databases, logging in to myLibrary and real-time availability of items. To connect to ...

Possible downtime this Sunday 8am to 9am

Monday, November 9th, 2015

One of our major library system providers is changing ISPs this Sunday. There may be some possible downtime from 8am to 9am to some permalinks. We have been advised that Library Search will not be affected. Apologies for any inconvenience - we hope you won't even notice!!