Library Alma System and DiscoverEd - at risk - DiscoverEd Search, E-journal

Planned in advance; Open

Overview

Affected services
  • DiscoverEd
  • Electronic Journals
At Risk Time
10:00 PM, 11-Jul-20 — 04:00 AM, 12-Jul-20
Description
The ALMA Library system and DiscoverEd, which include DiscoverEd search, Electronic Journals and Library self services (including DiscoverEd patron account), will be considered "at risk" between Saturday 11th July 10 pm and 4 am on Sunday 12th July. This is to allow for a service pack to be deployed. If DiscoverEd is temporarily unavailable for searching, users can still access most of our ejournal and ebook content via this URL: http://edin.ac/1TS15qa Please note- links from Resource Lists to citation information may be affected

Technical Information

Technical Information

Work summary
The ALMA Library system and DiscoverEd, which include DiscoverEd search, Electronic Journals and Library self services (including DiscoverEd patron account), will be considered "at risk" between Saturday 11th July 10 pm and 4 am on Sunday 12th July. This is to allow for a service pack to be deployed. If DiscoverEd is temporarily unavailable for searching, users can still access most of our ejournal and ebook content via this URL: http://edin.ac/1TS15qa Please note- links from Resource Lists to citation information may be affected
Technical summary
Library Alma System and DiscoverEd - at risk - DiscoverEd Search, E-journals; self service (self issue machines, renew, request, DiscoverEd login)
Affecting
Servers / Hardware
Criticality
low
Expected impact
At risk - potential downtime for DiscoverEd search, E-journals; self service (self issue machines, renew, request, DiscoverEd login). Links from Resource Lists to citation information
Change Reference
Additional comments

Request, Authorise and Publish

Requested by Alex Forrest on 16-Dec-2019
Authorised by Library & Collections
Publish to IS Website (Service Status and Alerts page): Yes
Published by Jasper Heatlie


Additional Details

Risk classification
low
Risk assessment
Regular maintenance slot
Other people involved
Notes for future reference