For Librarians

Updates and news

Possible downtimes this week are listed below:

Thursday, November 21st, 5:00am -
Maintenance at MCNC. This may result in possible downtime on

Friday, November 22nd, 7:30-8:30am- and proxies
Maintenance on our servers on Friday, November 22nd at 7:30am. This may result in downtime from 7:30-8:30am for, and NC LIVE proxies (this affects libraries using NC LIVE Hosted Proxy, barcode and password authentication)

Update November 15, 2019: The outages have been resolved.

Springshare is currently experiencing a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack on their LibGuides US servers.

Users may see a 503 bad gateway error message.

This will affect the website of any library using the NC LIVE Website Service.

 You can get updates at their twitter account:

Update November 13, 2019: Service has been restored. 

Ebook Central and LibCentral are experiencing an outage. The issue exists at a shared datacenter and ProQuest is working on trying to get this fixed. You can see updates on this at:

MARC records for 43 open textbooks in the Open Education North Carolina Collection are now available.  Please contact the NC LIVE Help Desk for the records. 

You can see a list of all of the textbooks with MARC records available here:


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