October 1st, 2013

ERIC Database Affected by Government Shutdown

Due to a lapse of appropriations and the partial shutdown of the Federal Government, the systems that host the ERIC database at eric.ed.gov have been shut down. 

Because we access ERIC through the EBSCOhost platform, we are able to search the database and access some full text content. However, any links that read “Full Text from ERIC” will be broken, because those records link out to the government site referenced above. The screenshot below shows a sample record containing a broken link.

ERIC Full Text2

When attempting to access “Full Text from ERIC” content, you will receive the message below.

 ERIC SHUTDOWN2

Access to ERIC will be restored as soon as a continuing resolution to provide funding has been enacted.

-Kristin

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