Library News: Database Downtime

January 14, 2019

ProQuest will be performing maintenance on many ProQuest products beginning on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Downtime is scheduled to start at 10:00 pm and last for up to 8 hours. This will affect all these ProQuest databases including Ebook central.


July 24, 2018

Due to platform maintenance ProQuest databases will be temporarily unavailable for approximately 8 hours beginning Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10 p.m. ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable for 5 hours beginning at 12 p.m.


May 17, 2018

Maintenance on Emerald's platform is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. It will begin at 4:00 am and last for up to 12 hours.

During this time the site will be placed into ‘read-only’ mode and the following functions will not be available:

  • Adding publications as favourites
  • Receiving alerts
  • Any changes to ‘My Account’
  • Searching

The downtime will affect all Emerald Engineering and Emerald Management journals.


April 19, 2018

Due to scheduled maintenance ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable for approximately five hours beginning Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 10 p.m.