Science Direct unavailable Sat. 9/10 7:30am-6:30pm

Elsevier publishing released the following announcement of a planned service upgrade. As a result, Science Direct College Edition will be unavailable on Saturday, September 10, 2011 from 7:30 am – 6:30 pm Easter Time.

Please note on September 10 we will be releasing several new enhancements to the SciVerse platform (more information on these to follow shortly). Therefore, we have a scheduled outage on September 10 which will affect the following products:

  • SciVerse ScienceDirect
  • Journals Consult

The products and services mentioned above are expected to be offline and unavailable for approximately 11 hours on Saturday, September 10.

Down time by region is expected to be as follows:

  • U.S. Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT): 7:30AM EDT – 6:30PM EDT
  • Greenwich Mean Time (GMT): 11:30AM GMT – 10:30PM GMT
  • British Standard Time (BST): 12:30PM BST – 11:30PM BST
  • Singapore Time (SGT): 7:30PM SGT Saturday, September 10 – 6:30AM SGT Sunday, September 11

In relation to the planned work, SciVerse ScienceDirect alerts will be suspended for two weeks, September 9-23. Subscribers will receive their outstanding alerts when we resume processing.

We apologize for the inconvenience while we improve your Elsevier products.

Kind regards,
The Elsevier Team