ScienceDirect & Scopus Downtime (8/25)

The Elsevier products ScienceDirect, Scopus, Hub, Applications, SciVal, Journals Consult and the Admin Tool will be unavailable for approximately 19 hours on Saturday, August 25, 2012 due to scheduled maintenance and updates.

Expected Downtime: 6:30am Saturday, August 25th - 1:30am, Sunday, August 26th (CDT).

According to Elsevier, the updates will result in the following changes:

“ScienceDirect: Effortless access to relevant information thanks to a new design for journal article and book chapter pages as well as improved user experience for RSS feeds, image search, and other features.

Scopus: Easy updates with Alerts Features functionality improvement.

Hub: Faster and friendlier search capability through several new features.”

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. During this downtime, you may find Web of Science to be useful as an alternative resource. Please contact the Sciences Library at lib-sciences@uiowa.edu or (319) 335-3083 if you have any questions.