Archive for the ‘Alert’ Category

ILLiad Unavailable between 1-3pm Central time, Friday, October 6, 2017

The ILLiad server is scheduled to be upgraded Friday, October 6, 2017 between 1-3pm Central time.

The service will be unavailable during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience, but the vendor does not offer weekend or evening upgrades.

This upgrade is primarily behind the scenes bug fixes with no new functionality on the public side.

Library unstaffed during Labor Day weekend, remaining accessible

The Health Sciences Library will be unstaffed during the Labor Day weekend from Sep 2 to Sep 4.

The Library will remain accessible to students 24/7 with NetID card.

Library unstaffed after 4pm, remaining accessible

Due to inclement weather, the Health Sciences Library will be unstaffed after 4pm today (8/31/2017).

The Library will remain accessible to students 24/7 with ID.

Natural Medicines Database Unavailable

UPDATE (7/17/17): This database is available again.

Natural Medicines (formerly the Natural Standard) is unavailable as of July 10, 2017, due to renewal process with the vendor.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

We will post an update, when access is restored.

Notice: Construction in the library this weekend


There will be security contractors working on drilling and cabling in the Alexander Building stairwells during this weekend 5/6-7.

Please be aware of possible noises inside the library and sorry for the inconvenience.

Best wishes for your finals,

Library staff

Lamar Alexander Building LOBBY will be CLOSED for renovation from March 13.

The library will remain open, however the Lamar Alexander Building LOBBY will be CLOSED for renovation from March 13.

All students and faculty will need to enter and exit the building from the north (Madison Ave.) side of the basement level.

A card swipe has been installed and everyone has access just as they did on the ground level.

Also, the elevators will be disabled from exiting on the lobby level.

In case of an emergency, people will exit the building from the stairs, directly out the building and not through the lobby.

We apologize for this inconvenience.

Library Closed Sunday, Nov. 20 for Plumbing Repairs

Due to a busted pipe, the library will be closed Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 from 10 am, so repairs can be made.

The library should reopen at 8am, Monday, November 21, 2016.

Off-campus access restored 10:30 am, June 2, 2016

Off-campus access to library resources was interrupted at approximately 7pm, Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

ITS was contacted and a server room issue was cause affecting other resources including library.

Normal access was restored approximately 10:30am (Thursday, June 2, 2016).

Library Open 24/7 over Spring Holiday, March 24-28

The Health Sciences Library will close for Spring Holiday on Thursday, March 24 at 5:00 pm and reopen on Monday, March 28 at 8:00 am.

During this closure, students will have 24/7 study access to the library with a valid UTHSC ID card.

Library Closing for Spring Holiday 2016

The library in Memphis (877 Madison) will close Thursday night, March 24, 2016 at 5pm.

We will be closed for the Spring Holiday Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27, 2016.

E-journals and databases will be available remotely for the duration.