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Current System Notices

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Checkboxes not working correctly in WorldCat Local

8:20am, September 30, 2015

WHAT: Checkboxes not working correctly in WorldCat Local

WHEN: 09/30/15

Current Status: Open

Description: When conducting library catalog searches using WorldCat Local, the results refinement checkboxes (format, available online, etc) cannot be selected when using Mozilla Firefox.

Service(s) Impacted: Library

Workarounds: Use a browser other than Firefox to search WorldCat.

Root Cause / Continuous Improvement: The vendor is aware of the issue and working on a fix.

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** SERVICE DISRUPTION ** WorldCat Connectivity Issues

8:14am, September 8, 2015

WHAT: WorldCat Connectivity Issues

WHEN: 09/08/15

Current Status: Open

Description: Connectivity issues across multiple OCLC services, including WorldCat Local, WorldCat Discovery, WorldCat Knowledge Base, WorldShare ILL.

Service(s) Impacted: Library

Workarounds: Voyager catalog and non-OCLC databases are not affected.

Root Cause / Continuous Improvement: OCLC is aware of the issue and working on a fix.

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E-book Platform Unavailable Afternoon of Tuesday, September 15th

11:40am, August 31, 2015

WHAT: EBL e-book platform unavailable for maintenance

WHEN: 09/15/2015 Duration: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Current Status: Open

Description: The EBL platform, hosting some of the library's e-book collection, will be unavailable for up to three hours for a scheduled system upgrade. EBL e-books will not be accessible during this time. Other e-books will not be affected.

Service(s) Impacted: Library

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***Update- Tues., August 25th*** Web Services Offline - Wednesday, August 19th

12:24am, August 26, 2015

WHAT: Web Services Offline

WHEN: Beginning 8/18/15; Update August 25th

Current Status: Open

**Update (8/25)**
The I&TS Systems team has nearly completed a migration to a replacement system following the security issue that required taking the previous system offline.  The team is working on the final touches, but access was restored to this system Tuesday afternoon.  If you identify an issue at this time please contact the I&TS Helpdesk (253-535-7525,, or )

**Original Post**
Due to a security issue Information & Technology Services found it necessary to take the server responsible for the web pages offline to protect critical PLU resources.  For websites accessed through (also known previously as ), the server providing hosting and web page redirection services will not be available until further notice.  We are working to restore this service as soon as possible.

Service(s) Impacted: based web sites

Workarounds: For web sites hosted on the Google Sites portion of this service, they can still be access and managed through  All other sites hosted through the on-campus server (aka, will not be accessible until service restoration is complete.

Estimated Time to Resolution or Next Update: For user facing services on this platform resolution should be complete now.  Final configuration testing & verification is underway and should be complete before the end of the week.  No impact on end-users is anticipated with the remaining work.

Root Cause / Continuous Improvement: Review pending.

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