Web of Science – access may be disrupted Sunday October 18 due to maintenance by supplier

web of science logoThomson Reuters, the publishers of the Web of Science database, have announced that they will be carrying out routine maintenance to their authentification system this Sunday, October 18.

They have indicated that there will likely be minimal disruption to users between 1pm and 4pm, UK time. They, and we, apologise for any incovenience that this may cause.


Ewan Grant

MAINTENANCE: Web of Science on Sunday 14th June

Please be advised that Thomson Reuters will be performing routine maintenance between 13.00 and 16.00 this Sunday 14th June 2015.

It is expected that there will be minimal interruption to users who are logged into Web of Science, InCites, ResearcherID, or EndNote Online during this time.

Thomson Reuters apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Elaine Shallcross
Information Consultant Law and Business

Web of Science – interruptions to this database expected on Sunday

The Web of Science (WoS) bibliographic database will be undergoing vital maintenance on Sunday 26 October, between 11am and 2pm. It is anticipated that there will be intermittent interruptions to WoS during these three hours, but we have been informed that there will definitely be no access to the database between 11.15am and 11.45 am.

A great many other databases will still be available during this brief interruption by linking to them through Primo. Once on Primo, select Find Databases near the top of the screen to navigate to alternative resources.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause to those doing research over the weekend, but it is vital maintenance that must be carried out.


Ewan Grant, e.grant@abdn.ac.uk

Web of Science – potential interruption to service on Sunday 19 October

The Web of Science database will be undergoing some essential maintenance this weekend but it is not expected that the database will be unavailable during that period. However, we have been informed that during the time that the upgrade will be taking place there may be some be some intermittent issues.

The planned time for the upgrade is between Sunday 19 October at 14.00 until the early hours of Monday morning, at 02.00.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


Ewan Grant, e.grant@abdn.ac.uk