Web of Knowledge Enhancements

The Web of Knowledge database received an interface update and introduced some new features including “Did you mean” search suggestions for topic and title searches and an “Auto-suggest” lookup feature for publications.

It also includes greater integration between ResearcherID and ORCID.

For a full description of the new and enhanced features see the release notes (PDF) at:

Engineering Village – User login change

User logins on Engineering Village have migrated to use the same login system as Elsevier ScienceDirect and Scopus. From their notice:


Today, in order to improve user login, Engineering Village has migrated login systems to use the same system as other Elsevier products, such as Science Direct and Scopus.

We do not expect you to see any disruption in service however, if you experience issues with Engineering Village access, please contact Customer Support at eicustomersupport@elsevier.com.

Users who have set up personal user profiles on Engineering Village should have received an email instructing them how to migrate their existing Engineering Village user profile to the new login system.

ScienceDirect and Scopus Planned Maintenance – Saturday July 20, 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. (PDT)

ScienceDirect and Scopus will be unavailable due to planned maintenance on Saturday, July 20 from 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (PDT). This will affect all journals and ebooks on the Elsevier ScienceDirect platform and the Scopus database.

If you experience problems connecting to ScienceDirect or Scopus outside of this maintenance window, please contact us using one of the methods on the Ask Us! page: