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Q. Are there problems getting to ScienceDirect journals?

I keep getting a 504 error when I try to access a journal from ScienceDirect. What is going on?

Answered By: Norma Johnson
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017     Views: 68

In recent weeks,  we have had some trouble accessing our journals from ScienceDirect. We have updated the links in the Library Catalog so that they -should- work from on-campus.  If you come across an article in QuickSearch that indicates Citation Online, as opposed to Full Text Online, please try to search that journal name in our catalog if possible.  Many titles are showing Citation only in QS even when they are truly full-text.  If you are off-campus (current faculty, staff, students) and need an article, feel free to call us at the Research Assistance Desk at 479-575-6645, or email us at, and we can send you a few articles via email.

We are working closely with Elsevier to get this resolved and hope to have a fix soon.

Thank you for your patience.


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