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November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving Break Hours at the Library

Brown Library has modified its hours of operation for the Thanksgiving holiday break.

  • Saturday, November 22nd: 9am-4pm
  • Monday, November 24th: 8am-8pm
  • Tuesday, November 25th: 8am-5pm
  • Wednesday, November 26th: 8am-12pm
  • Thursday, November 27th—Sunday, November 30th: Closed

Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access professional assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:

Computer Labs on Campus

Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog

Ask a Librarian Chat Service

Area Libraries

November 19, 2014

Thanksgiving Break Hours at the Library

Brown Library has modified its hours of operation for the Thanksgiving holiday break.

  • Saturday, November 22nd: 9am-4pm
  • Monday, November 24th: 8am-8pm
  • Tuesday, November 25th: 8am-5pm
  • Wednesday, November 26th: 8am-12pm
  • Thursday, November 27th—Sunday, November 30th: Closed

Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access professional assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:

Computer Labs on Campus

Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog

Ask a Librarian Chat Service

Area Libraries

September 12, 2014

Planned Outage: SIS/HR, Mobile SIS, Online Admission Application, and SIS Archive

Information Technologies Services (ITS) in Richmond has scheduled an outage of SIS/HR, Mobile SIS, Online Admission Application, and SIS archive from 8 p.m. Saturday, September 13 until 11 a.m. Sunday, September 14. Additionally, ImageNow, VA Education Wizard, and all SIS/HR interfaces will be unavailable during this time period. Necessary maintenance will be performed on these systems during this time.

Please refrain from running batch processes during the outage.

August 18, 2014

Late Opening Today for Top Floor of Library

Library Services (top floor of Brown) will open at 11am on Monday, August 18th, in order to accommodate an In-Service staff meeting for the department.

August 15, 2014

Late Opening Monday for Top Floor of Library

Library Services (top floor of Brown) will open at 11am on Monday, August 18th, in order to accommodate an In-Service staff meeting for the department.

July 28, 2014

Scheduled Outage

IET (Information and Educational Technologies) will be upgrading the web site database server on Tuesday, July 29.   The Daily Bulletin and other WordPress sites will be put in maintenance mode.  During this time submissions will not be allowed.   Otherwise the upgrade should be transparent. We anticipate the upgrade to conclude by noon.  Thank you for your patience as we move forward with this project.

Please contact the Help Desk if you have any questions.

May 7, 2014

Shortened Library Hours During Semester Break

Beginning Tuesday, May 6th, Brown Library’s main floor (the Link Learning Commons) and the top floor (Library Services) will be open as follows: 
  • Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

The Writing Center will be closed from May 6th-19th. The Testing Center (ground floor) will have regular hours which are posted here.

May 5, 2014

Shortened Library Hours During Semester Break

Beginning Tuesday, May 6th, Brown Library’s main floor (the Link Learning Commons) and the top floor (Library Services) will be open as follows: 
  • Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed
The Writing Center will be closed from May 6th-19th.The Testing Center (ground floor) will have regular hours which are posted here.

 

April 23, 2014

Two VCCS SIS/HR System Outages

 The first VCCS SIS/HR system outage will be from 12:00 AM to 4:00 AM on Thursday, April 24 to upgrade its database hardware.  The SIS/HR systems, Online Admission Application (OAA), and mobile SIS will be down during this period.  Any SIS/HR production batch jobs that normally run during this time frame will be impacted as the production schedulers will be unavailable from roughly 10:45 PM or April 23 until 4:15 AM on April 24.

Please schedule processes early in the evening so that they complete before 10:45 PM on April 23 or schedule them to begin after 4:15 on April 24.  If there is any question, schedule the batch processes to start after 4:15 AM on April 24.

My VWCC and Blackboard should remain available.

The second VCCS SIS/HR system outage will be from 4:00 PM, Saturday April 26th to 1:30 AM Sunday, April 27th to apply the PeopleTools maintenance. The SIS/HR systems, Online Admission Application (OAA),  and mobile SIS will be unavailable. Any SIS/HR production batch jobs that normally run during this timeframe will be impacted as the production schedulers will be unavailable from roughly 2:00 PM on April 26 until 1:30 AM on April 27. Please schedule processes early so that they complete before 2:00 PM on April 26 or schedule them to begin after 2:00 AM on April 27. If there is any question, schedule the batch processes to start after 2:00 AM on April 27.

Students and staff will not be able to access SIS/HR, mobile SIS, Online Application for Admission, SIS archive, and batch processes will be put on hold during this period. Additionally, ImageNow integration, Wizard Advising link, and all SIS/HR interfaces will be unavailable.

My VWCC and Blackboard should remain available.

April 4, 2014

Web Server Maintenance on Friday, April 4th

IET will be performing maintenance on the web server Friday afternoon. This may result in a brief interruption of service. If you need access to My VWCC during that time, it can be accessed directly at http://vw.my.vccs.edu/.

If you find any problems with the web site following Friday's maintenance, please notify us at webadmin@virginiawestern.edu.