Archive for January, 2013

SFX / Caltech Connect back in service

SFX / Caltech Connect is up and running again. Thank you for your patience.

SFX / Caltech Connect currently down this morning

SFX is currently down this morning. During this time links (Caltech Connect buttons) in Web of Science, Google Scholar ++ will not be available. We will do our best to complete the necessary maintenance in SFX as quickly as possible. If you have questions, please call x3404 or e-mail

Access Issues with AGU Journals [Resolved 1/21]

We are currently having difficulty accessing early view and accepted articles on Wiley’s website. With 2013 the American Geophysical Union journals moved to the Wiley platform. Library staff are in touch with Wiley and hope to have this resolved soon.

Sherman Fairchild Library Basement – Renovations

For the next few weeks, access to the Sherman Fairchild Library basement will be limited. It will not be available as a study area. Book shelves are being dismantled and new carpet is being laid. If you need to access books held in the basement, see circulation staff or a librarian at the reference desk. We will do our best to try to ease the impact of this work on our users.

December 2012 New Books and Journals Lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of December 2012 are now available. This month’s book list includes book cover images for many items, and links to Amazon to allow you to browse the books electronically. Please note that we provide no guarantee that Amazon has contracted with the publisher to allow viewers to browse specific books.

NASA ADS Server is Down

NASA ADS is reporting that their main server is down. Please connect to ADS via one of their mirror sites .