Archive for April, 2013

Cambridge Structural Database – Feb 2013 Update Applied

The February 2013 database update has been applied to the Cambridge Structural Database System (CCDC). For more information about the system, see

Caltech faculty, staff, and students are reminded that the CSDS is also available for download and installation on individual Windows, MacOS, or Linux workstations from The 2013 edition is now available from that site.

March 2013 News Books and Journals Lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of March 2013 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.

Access restored to JSTOR content

Access is now restored to JSTOR content. Thank you for your patience.

SFX / Caltech Connect back in service

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

SFX 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 JSTOR content

We are currently experiencing problems accessing JSTOR content. Library staff are in touch with the publisher and we hope that our access problems are resolved soon. Science is one of the many affected titles, as pre-1997 content is licensed via JSTOR.