Systems Maintenance Notice

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The following Library systems or databases will be off-line for maintenance at the times indicated below.

Ford Library’s Searchable FAQ (hosted by the University of Pennsylvania) will be unavailable from 5pm today (Friday, August 19), until 10am, Saturday, August 20, due to major electrical maintenance at Penn Libraries.

The Library Catalog will undergo maintenance tonight (Friday, August 19) from 7:00-9:00 p.m. During this time, users will not have access to their library accounts, or the requesting and renewing functionality. Search functionality will be available at

ABI/INFORM Complete & other ProQuest databases will be offline for maintenance & unavailable for 12 hours from 10pm Saturday, August 20 until 10am on Sunday, August 21.

Thanks for your patience and understanding during these maintenance operations; and please email us at if any of the above systems remain unavailable after the maintenance interval has passed.

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