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Nexis Uni Unavailable

Technical Services Division 07.31.2019

Users may experience an issue with Nexis Uni, where they get 0 results back from a search.  This is a known issue, and it is expected to be fixed today.

Resolved: User Accounts in Skyline are Down

Discovery and Metadata 07.29.2019

This issue has been resolved.  If you continue to have problems using My Account features in Skyline please contact the Auraria Library Troubleshooting Team.  

Ebook Central unavailable Saturday July 20th

Technical Services Division 07.16.2019

Ebook Central will be unavailable on Saturday July 20th from 10 am - 1 pm due to scheduled maintenance.  If you have trouble accessing any of the titles on Ebook Central outside of this time period, please contact the Auraria Library Troubleshooting Team.

Value Line is Experiencing Technical Issues

Technical Services Division 07.16.2019

The database Value Line Investment Survey is experiencing technical difficulties with their website and remote backup sites.  They are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.  If you are unable to access this database, it is most likely related to these technical difficulties. If you have any questions, please contact the Auraria Library Troubleshooting Team.  

Wifi Hotspot - Mobile Beacon

Access and Public Services 07.05.2019

Wifi Hotspot - Mobile Beacon device is available in Auraria Library. This hotspot services provides a wireless connection virtually anywhere with 4G LTE speed. You can stay connected up to 12 hours.

The checkout period is two weeks. You can put hold on them to check them out when they are available.

What is in the box?

  • Micro USB Cable
  • Charger
  • Wifi Hotspot
  • Instructions Card

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