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Maintenance and downtime


  • Home access to OCLC/Pica databases via EZproxy. In all databases from OCLC/PICA home access and searching is possible; changing configuration is not. In the meantime you may also use UvAvpn instead.


  • Server maintenance RefWorks on Saterday, 21 March 
    On Saterday, 21 March,  RefWorks data will be migrated to a new server. Due to this, Legacy and New RefWorks will be unavailable from 9 am until 1 pm, Amsterdam time. The Word plug-in Write-n-Cite and RefWorks Citation Manager will be down as well. We do apologise for the inconvenience.

Systems of the Library of the UvA

This page concerns the following systems:

Digital systems and information sources that the Library offers are partly provided by external vendors, e.g. EBSCO, Thomson and Ovid. As far as we know of these, we will mention downtime for these sources by means of Twitter.

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