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Electronic Resources

Electronic Resources

The Electronic Resources unit of Technical Services is charged with the responsibility of effectively implementing and managing WSU Libraries' electronic resources.

Article Linking Tool Create a link to an article from a library subscribed e-resource for use in BlackBoard, web pages, and handouts.
Current Trials See what trials are currently being held
Instructional Guides Links to handouts on how to use the Article Linking Tool, viewing the Terms of Use information in the E-Journal Portal, etc.
License Terms Definitions A guide to understanding the licensing terms used in the "Terms of Use" information located in the E-Journal Portal.
Open Search Plugins Add a tool that allows you to use a database's search engine directly from your browser.
E-Resource Status Blog View information about known problems, outages, maintenance downtime, platform changes, etc.
E-Resource Troubleshooting Tips  Some helpful tips when having difficulty accessing e-resources.
E-Resource Troubleshooting Form Report a problem that you have encountered with an electronic resource.
360 Link Tutorial Learn about 360 Link, the Libraries OpenURL link resolver.

System & Services Status


Fulcrum Platform Scheduled Outage

Please be advised that Thursday, January 26th beginning at 5 AM, the Fulcrum platform will be unavailable while scheduled maintenance takes place. The outage is expected to last until approximately 7 AM, but if services are found to be available sooner, it is ok to use them. This outage will affect ACLS Humanities Ebooks database and resources. 


Windows Defender Bug

The nationwide issue with a bug in the Windows Defender update (KB2267602) that deleted application shortcuts from the desktop, start menus and task bars on devices running Windows IOS has not affected access to library resources on or off campus. If you do experience any issues, please use this link to report an issue with an e-resource. 

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