The ProQuest platform of research databases will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for up to six hours starting on Sunday, February 9 at 9PM.


The RefWorks platform will be unavailable due to planned maintenance starting at 12:00AM on Saturday, December 21. Downtime will last for up to ten hours.

Off Campus Access

The library remote authentication server (for off campus access to library subscription databases and e-journals) is currently not working properly. We are investigating this issue.

UPDATE on November 15, 2019 at 12:45 PM: This issue is now resolved.

Search@UW Maintenance

During May 21-29, our Search@UW system will be undergoing maintenance due to work related to the University of Wisconsin restructuring. During this time, you may experience occasional service interruptions. The banner message in Search@UW will contain additional information on the site’s current status.


We have reported (to Identity and Access Management) an issue with some new student ePantherIDs not working with the library’s off campus access system. Access to library resources from on campus, including the computers in the library, remains available.

UPDATE on January 25, 2018 at 1:01 PM: This issue is now resolved.