Platform Migration for Duke University Press Humanities Titles

08/10/18 COUNTER-compliant Usage Reports Currently Unavailable
We have recently learned that COUNTER-compliant usage reports are not currently available for download on the Institutional Administrator Dashboard. We are working with our platform vendor to resolve this issue. We will be in touch when we know when these reports will again be available for download.


08/09/18 Sporadic Access Issues
We have received sporadic reports from customers who are experiencing access issues to Duke University Press content on read.dukeupress.edu. A fix is planned for Friday 8/10/2018. While we work to resolve these issues, we ask for your continued patience. Content hosted on the platform includes all of our books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.


05/11/18 Issues with Online Content Site Resolved
Access issues with our online platform for humanities and social sciences content, read.dukeupress.edu, have been resolved. If you experience access issues, please write to platformqueries@dukeupress.edu.


05/07/18 Intermittent Issues Continue with Online Platform
There are still intermittent access issues with our online platform for humanities and social sciences content, read.dukeupress.edu. Our vendor is actively working to address the problems. If you experience access issues, please write to platformqueries@dukeupress.edu.


05/05/18 Issues with Online Content Site Appear to be Resolved
Our online platform for humanities and social sciences content, read.dukeupress.edu, experienced issues on Friday, May 4, where customers were unable to access content. We believe that these issues are resolved. If you experience access issues, please write to platformqueries@dukeupress.edu.


05/04/18 Online Content Site Currently Down
Our online platform for humanities and social sciences content, read.dukeupress.edu, is currently down and customers are unable to access content. We are working with our vendor for a quick resolution and will continue to update this page until the issue is resolved.


04/27/18 Busy Server Message with SUSHI Generated COUNTER Reports
Some customers are reporting seeing a “busy server” message and other error messages when requesting usage statistics. This issue is being investigated, and we will provide an update when we have more information. While we work to resolve the issue, please report instances of any error messages to platformqueries@dukeupress.edu, specifying the time of the occurrence, the username/credentials you used to make the request, and the full error message returned by the system (a screenshot will suffice).


03/23/18 Grace Access Extended
We are continuing to experience some issues with communicating customer entitlements to our new content platform. We will continue to provide existing customers grace access to all content on the new site until these issues are resolved.


02/23/18 Update about Dashboard
The Institutional Administrator Dashboard for our new online platform is now available. Please check your email for login instructions. If you have not received an email, please contact platformqueries@dukeupress.edu.



Resources for the transition:

  1. Press release (posted January 17, 2017)
  2. Frequently asked questions (updated March 29, 2018)
  3. Customer checklist (posted October 26, 2017)
  4. Journal URL Crosswalk (posted September 7, 2017)
  5. URL Constructs (posted October 6, 2017)
  6. Platform Functionality Not Yet Available (updated November 22, 2017)
  7. Instructions for Accessing the Institutional Administrator Dashboard (updated March 1, 2018)


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Platform Migration for Duke University Press Humanities Titles

We are excited to partner with technology provider Silverchair Information Systems to provide an integrated user experience for all humanities and social sciences content from Duke University Press.


Here are some of the benefits users will experience in our new digital publishing platform:

  1. The new platform will showcase both the variety and the cohesion of our highly interdisciplinary scholarship.
  2. Readers and researchers will have opportunities to discover related works and other content relevant to their interests.
  3. Users will have a highly intuitive experience as they move through the articles and books on the site.
  4. The site will be natively mobile, adapting seamlessly to devices of any size.
  5. Library administrators will benefit from a unified interface that allows them to manage all of their holdings in one place.

Feel free to send your questions to platformqueries@dukeupress.edu.


We will keep you informed of updates to this page if you add your email to our list.





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