Category Archives: Vendor Alerts

Vendor Alerts

EBSCO Account Information

EBSCO‚Äôs priority is to provide TexShare customers with a secure research environment. To meet their commitment, EBSCO announced in December a series of upgrades to their platform and services to ensure they provide an optimal experience while meeting the data … Continue reading

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Important Message from EBSCO Regarding Fraud and Unfamiliar Payment Channels

On February 23, 2018 TexShare received the following information from EBSCO: Hello, On February 20, 2018, an entity other than EBSCO attempted to engineer the identity of a member of the EBSCO sales team for the purpose of defrauding an … Continue reading

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ProQuest Service Alert

On February 28, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of your products. The window is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and will last for five (5) hours. … Continue reading

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OCLC System Upgrade

All services unavailable 3 January 2015 for technology upgrade On Saturday, 3 January 2015, OCLC has scheduled a technology upgrade to support system performance and reliability. During this upgrade, all OCLC services will be unavailable on 3 January 2015, from … Continue reading

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Alert: Update on Bowker Systems and Books in Print Database

Alert for TexShare libraries with subscriptions to Bowker products including Books in Print: Bowker systems have been closed due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Bowker is bringing systems back up following Hurricane Sandy, which devastated most of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Planned EBSCOadmin Maintenance

Please note that server maintenance for EBSCOadmin (not EBSCOhost) is scheduled for two consecutive Saturdays from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m., Eastern Time (US), on July 14 and July 21, in order to minimize inconvenience. You will not lose access … Continue reading

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Gale Products via Powesearch Back Online – Including Literature Resource Center

Products available via Gale Powersearch were briefly unavailable for a short time the morning of September 22, 2011. Users saw a Maintenance page during this outage. Gale’s systems team brought these products back online quickly and Literature Resource Center is … Continue reading

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Interlibrary Loan News: Texas Navigator Service Unavailable September 19, 9 pm – 7 am Central Time

TONIGHT, Monday, September 19th at 9:00 PM Central, OCLC will shut down the Texas Navigator service to upgrade the system to the most recent version. This upgrade will take place overnight so as not to impact as many users of … Continue reading

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TexShare TDNet May Experience Intermittent Outages on Friday August 12 From 8:00 pm to Midnight CDT

Due to the installation of a security patch on the server, the TDNet TexShare e-resource may experience intermittent outages on Friday August 12 From 8:00 pm to Midnight CDT. Thank you for your patience during this upgrade.

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Gale Software Infrastructure Maintenance Scheduled for June 4, 2011

Valued TexShare members: Gale will be performing infrastructure maintenance on Saturday, June 4, 2011. A twelve (12) hour period will be required for this maintenance. The window will take place from Saturday at 12:00am EST to 12:00pm EST. During this … Continue reading

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