December 1 Server Upgrades: ScienceDirect and Scopus
The next release for ScienceDirect and Scopus is scheduled for Saturday, December 1 and will focus on infrastructure improvements. Although significant downtime is not expected, some products may experience minor disruptions. The Hub and RSS feeds for ScienceDirect and Scopus will be unavailable during the times specified at the end of this message.
One of the objectives for this update is that internet browser support will now include Google Chrome for PC as well as support for Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox for Mac.
Though complete support for iOS and Android browsers has not been added, bugs have been fixed there as well and the user experience will be improved for users of mobile devices. For example, the Scopus refine results will now function properly on Safari.
For Hub: the downtime is expected to be:
- Saturday, December 1, 8:15 AM PST until Saturday, December 1, 10:00 AM PST
For RSS feeds on Scopus: the downtime is expected to be:
- Saturday, December 1, 4:30 AM PST until Saturday, December 1, 7:00 AM PST
For RSS feeds on ScienceDirect: the downtime is expected to be:
- Saturday, December 1, 4:30 AM PST until Saturday, December 1, 5:45 AM PST
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