Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SpringerLink access restored

SpringerLink is now working for both on-campus and off-campus connections. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

SpringerLink access problems

We are currently experiencing difficulties accessing SpringerLink databases both on and off campus. We are working to get access restored as quickly as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Periodicals Holdings (Ebsco A-to-Z) restored

We have been informed by Ebsco that the source of the errors occurring with Ebsco A-to-Z has been corrected. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Periodicals Holdings (Ebsco A-to-Z) intermittent problems

Ebsco A-to-Z, which powers our comprehensive periodical holdings list, is currently experiencing intermittent technical difficulties. Ebsco is aware of the problem and is working to correct it.  Ebsco Discovery and LinkSource are unaffected.

Science Direct Access Restored

Science Direct off-campus access has been restored. Please continue to report any problems with database access to Collier Library.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Science Direct Access Problems

We are experiencing problems with off-campus access to Science Direct content. We are working with the vendor to resolve the issue. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Videos Removed from American History in Video and VAST Databases

We have received notification that several videos will be removed from American History in Video and VAST . The videos in question were distributed through PBS and Direct Cinema. We have included a list of the videos below. We apologize for any inconvenience.


  • Africans in America Series
    • The Terrible Transformation (1450–1750) Episode 1
    • Revolution (1750–1805) Episode 2
    • Brotherly Love (1791–1831) Episode 3
    • Judgment Day (1831–1865) Episode 4
  • American Experience Series
    • The Bicycle Corps: America's Black Army on Wheels
    • John and Abigail Adams
    • Race to the Moon
    • Roots of Resistance
    • Victory in the Pacific
  • Athens: The Dawn of Democracy
  • The Between the Wars 1918–1941 Series
    • America in the Pacific: The Clash of Two Cultures
    • FDR and Churchill: The Human Partnership
    • FDR and Hitler: The Dynamics of Power
    • FDR and Hitler: Their Rise to Power
    • The First SALT Talks
    • The Great Depression and Foreign Affairs
      o The Italian Ethiopian War: Africa in World Affairs
      o Japan Invades China: Crisis in the Far East
      o Latin America: Intervention in Our Own Backyard
      o The Phony War
      o Radio, Racism and Foreign Policy
      o The Recognition of Russia: A Climate of Mutual Mistrust
      o Return to Isolationism
      o The Spanish Civil War
      o Versailles: The Lost Peace
      o War Comes to Pearl Harbor
  • Commanding Heights
  • The March of the Bonus Army
  • Richard the Lionheart and Saladin: Holy Warriors
  • The Sixties: The Years That Shaped A Generation
  • The Spartans

Direct Cinema

  • Adirondacks
  • Angels of Vengeance
  • Birth of Language
  • D-Day Remembered
  • The Disappearance of Martin Bormann
  • From Hawaii to the Holocaust: A Shared Moment in History
  • The Great Commanders Series
    • Part 1: Alexander the Great
    • Part 2: Julius Caesar
    • Part 3: Napoleon Bonaparte
    • Part 4: Horatio Nelson  
    • Part 5: Ulysses S. Grant
    • Part 6: Georgi Zhukov
  • The Hunt for Adolf Eichmann
  • Josef Mengele: The Final Account
  • The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America
  • Knute Rockne and His Fighting Irish
  • Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in WWII
  • Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of WWI
  • Niagara Falls: The Changing Nature of a New World Symbol
  • A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin
  • One Survivor Remembers
  • Power of Conscience: The Danish Resistance
  • S-L1: America's First Fatal Nuclear Reactor Accident
  • Voices from the Attic
  • A Weave of Time