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Service Issue Reported – EBSCO eBooks – Full Book Download Disabled
New incident: Investigating
We have discovered an issue which requires us to temporarily disable full eBook downloads. Users will not be able to download EBSCO eBooks or Audiobooks at this time. We will post updates as we learn more and apologize for the inconvenience.
EBSCO Maintenance on July 7, 2020
EBSCO will be performing scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 from 8:30 AM until 1:00 PM EDT (-4:00 GMT). Customers may experience brief interruptions or slowness. We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary interruption may cause.
CHANT Database Unavailable March 13-16, 2020
Due to the suspension of electricity supply of the Institute of Chinese Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the CHANT Database will be suspended from 6:00pm HKT 13 March to 9:00am HKT 16 March, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
Announcement | New Database: Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century
The Brown University Library has acquired access to the database, Political Extremism and Radicalism in the Twentieth Century, a compilation of rare and unique archival collections covering a wide range of fringe political movements from the 1900s – 2010s. This archive is one of the first digital archives covering such a broad assortment of both far-right and left political groups. It offers a diverse mixture of materials, including periodicals, campaign propaganda, government records, oral histories, and various ephemera.
Includes materials from the Hall-Hoag Collection of Dissenting and Extremist Printed Propaganda from the John Hay Library here at Brown University.
New Film Streaming Service on Trial
The Library is running a trial of Film Platform, a streaming video service. Film Platform brings relevant and highly regarded films from the festival circuit to the Library. Their aim is to bring these important stories to the forefront of the global academic conversation. The collection is meticulously curated by film experts and leading academics to showcase critically-acclaimed documentaries of social, political and cultural importance.
Try Film Platform at the link below:
Interested in Genealogy?
The Library has added two new genealogy databases:
Library Services Restored
The following Library services have been restored as of this morning:
Library Paging Service Down
Journals A-Z software update
The Library rolled out an update to the Journals A-Z page on Thursday, 8/2, that is causing lingering service interruptions for some users. Please clear your browser cache and refresh the page to load the latest version of the Journals A-Z list. This should resolve any cached data issues and restore your service.