Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Proquest Platform Maintenance July 9th

The ProQuest platform ( will be taking a two-hour maintenance window on July 9th from 7:00 PM PDT to 9:00 AM PDT to prepare for the upcoming migration to a cloud-based infrastructure.

During this time access to ProQuest platform databases will not be available and users will be re-directed to a webpage explaining the scheduled maintenance.

Databases affected include:

Canadian Business & Current Affairs
Canadian Newsstand
Globe & Mail
Periodicals Archive Online
Sociological Abstracts
Social Services  Abstracts
Ulrich's Periodical Directory

Posted by Patti Wilson, June 29, 2016

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

EBL Books Platform Maintenance July 23rd

To maintain the currency and security of ProQuest ebook platforms, the ProQuest EBL platform will be unavailable for approximately three hours beginning Saturday, July 23, 2016 due to scheduled maintenance. 

The EBL patron interfaces will not be available at this time:

Vancouver (PDT): Saturday July 23, 2016 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm  

Posted by Patti Wilson, June 28, 2016.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

No Student Printing or Photocopying on Tuesday

The Blackboard Transact system will undergo an upgrade on Tuesday, June 28 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. 

Please be advised that neither printing nor photocopying will be available in the library or the computer labs. The self-serve PHIL stations (used to load money onto Campus Cards) will also be unavailable during this time. 

(All other Blackboard devices on campus will be available for retail purchases in the Bookstore, at all foodservice locations, for Baker House laundry, Athletics, and International Education.)

During the upgrade students can visit the:

Campus Card office, S1101, to add funds or to print assignments
CEP Library circulation desk to add funds or to print assignments
Abbotsford Library circulation desk to print assignments

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Posted by Brenda