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Current System Notices

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Journals @ PLU/Gold Rush maintenance outage

10:35am, August 20, 2018

WHAT: Journals @ PLU/Gold Rush maintenance outage

WHEN: 08/25/2018 Duration: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm


Current Status: Open

Description: Gold Rush, which runs the Journals tab on the library home page and the "Check PLU Library for full text" linker from library databases will be offline for maintenance. The administrative interface will also be unavailable. Please plan your research accordingly.

Service(s) Impacted: Library


Check https://www.plu.edu/status/ for periodic updates.



Recurring library hold issue

5:07pm, June 4, 2018

WHAT: Error message when placing a hold on a library item.

WHEN: 06/04/2018


Current Status: Open

Description: When attempting to place a hold in WorldCat, the resulting screen shows an error that reads "Your search resulted in no hits!"

Service(s) Impacted: Library

Workarounds: Click "Basic Search" on that page and look the item up again. Then, click the "Request Hold" link.

Estimated Time to Resolution or Next Update: Unknown.


Root Cause / Continuous Improvement: OCLC is looking into the problem but does not know when it will be fixed.



Check https://www.plu.edu/status/ for periodic updates.

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