Archive for December, 2008

Potential disruption of Cambridge Journals Online service

Please note that there may be intermittent interruptions in service to Cambridge Journals Online  on Sunday, December 21st, and Monday, December 22nd, from 8 pm until 9 pm BST (3 pm until 4 pm EST) each day, as maintenance must be performed on the server.

BREPOLIS serivce interruption 12/18-12/23

The BREPOLiS databases will migrate to another environment and adopt new search interfaces with enhanced functionalities. During the migration to the new platform, service might be interrupted for limited periods of time between Thursday, 18 December and Tuesday, 23 December, 2008. We will inform you about application or server downtime on the website To assure a seamless changeover to the new environment, it is *very important* to always use the main URL (enter databases) .  Please update your bookmarks and links accordingly, as otherwise direct links will not work after the migration 

November New Library Resources

The lists of new resources added to the libraries’ collection during the month of November are now available at: New to the Caltech Libraries

Holiday Hours

Caltech Library Services 2008 Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed to non-Caltech/JPL personnel from Thursday, December 25th, 2008 through Sunday, January 4th, 2009. The Library will be open to holders of Caltech/JPL IDs during the hours listed below:

Thursday, December 25th CLOSED
Friday, December 26th 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday, December 27th 9 am – 6 pm
Sunday, December 28th 9 am – 6 pm
Monday, December 29th 9 am – 6 pm
Tuesday, December 30th 9 am – 6 pm
Wednesday, December 31st 9 am – 6 pm
Thursday, January 1st CLOSED
Friday, January 2nd 9 am – 1am (Millikan & Dabney)
9am – 24/7 (SF)

Starting January 3rd the Library will be back on its normal schedule.

Did you know you could renew your library books online?

There’s an easy and straightforward way to renew your library books online.  Log into your library account using your name and Caltech ID number (don’t forget the three leading zeroes).  Your account will have a list of anything checked out to you.  Check-mark the titles you wish to renew and click on one of the Renew buttons.  As always, if you have any problems, please don’t hesitate to contact your friendly library staff.