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On Sunday February 14, 2016, ProQuest will be performing critical maintenance. The maintenance is scheduled to begin at 5:00 AM South African Standard Time (SAST) and is expected to last for six (6) hours. During this time access to ProQuest databases will not be available. We apologize for this inconvenience


Error on LexisNexis (South African Law) & WestLaw International databases

There is a server error message when accessing LexisNexis (South African Law) and WestLaw International databases from off-campus. Browsers are giving error messages with the following titles:

Internet Explorer - "There is a problem with this website's security certificate",
Google Chrome - "Your connection is not private”,
Firefox - "This Connection is Untrusted".

To work around this temporary problem you have to do the following, depending on the browser you are using:

For Internet Explorer - click on "Continue to this website”.
For Google Chrome - click on "I understand the Risks (not recommended)", then "Proceed to (unsafe).
For Firefox - click on "Advanced", "Add Exception...", then "Confirm Security Exception".

Although the messages do not recommend this action, there is no danger in continuing to the website.

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