**UPDATE** March 6 – Our vendor hopes to have a permanent solution to the full text problem by end of business on Thursday, March 8.

The issues with Scopus are continuing, despite the efforts of Colby Libraries staff and staff at Elsevier. Until the issue is resolved, a workaround is to copy and paste the title of the article into the OneSearch box on a Colby Libraries home page. More detailed steps follow.

We apologize for the difficulties this problem is causing and we appreciate your patience.

Detailed instructions:

The problem shows up as an error message whenever one clicks the “Full Text” link underneath an article citation:


To work around this problem, copy and paste the title of the article you’re looking for into the main search box on the Colby Libraries home page:


The result page that appears after you click “Search” will contain a column title “Journal Articles.” Your title should appear in the first few results:




Click on the title to find your article. For further assistance, please contact a Reference and Instruction librarian.