Archive for June, 2014

SFX/Caltech Connect is back up

SFX/Caltech Connect maintenance has been completed and all services are back up.

SFX/Caltech Connect service down Monday, June 30th 5am – 8am

SFX/Caltech Connect will be down for maintenance on Monday, June30th from 5am to 8am. Availability will be announced via the Library website when back up.


EndNote Web and ResearcherID will be unavailable June 21st.

EndNote Web and Researcher ID will be down for maintenance starting at 6pm Saturday, June 21st, for approximately 15 hours. More information can be found on twitter @EndNoteStatus.

Cambridge Structural Database – May 2014 Data Update Applied

The May 2014 database update has been applied to the library server version of the Cambridge Structural Database System (CCDC). This update also contains a new Mogul data library and enriches some of the content of the previous Feb. 2014 update. 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 2014 edition is currently available from that site.

Summer hours in effect starting June 14th

Millikan and Dabney will close at 8pm; SFL is still 24/7, but a Caltech ID card is required at midnight. For more information, see our Library Hours page.

SFL, Millikan, and Dabney Libraries/Institute Archives closed for Commencement June 13th 9:30am – noon

SFL, Millikan, and Dabney libraries/Institute Archives will be closed for all users for commencement Friday morning, June 13th, from 9:30am to noon.

IEEE Xplore access restored

Access to IEEE Xplore has been restored.

Thank you for your patience.

IEEE Xplore down

IEEE Xplore is currently down. IEEE is aware of the problem and working to resolve it.

May 2014 New Books and Journals Lists

The lists of new books and journals added to the libraries’ collections during the month of May 2014 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.