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Temporary alternative login for EasyBusiness

The normal login for EasyBusiness (also known as Kompass or EBOL) is temporarily unavailable. Workaround You will be automatically logged in as “Ms. University of Portsmouth”. Log out. Log back in using these credentials: Login: libatlprocurement@port.ac.uk Password: jEgeg5bu8^mjd

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University attains Teaching Excellence Framework Gold status

The University has just been awarded Teaching Excellence Framework Gold status.  Only three other institutions in South East England have achieved this.  The report confirmed that the University delivers: “consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students,” and that

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Doctoral theses now published to the Research Portal and EThOS

Our Doctoral theses are now being automatically published through the British Library electronic thesis service EThOS after they are uploaded to the University Research Portal, so now interested researchers can now search our theses alongside theses from all other UK universities and download the full-text as

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BoB upgrade (7-9 am on Friday 23rd June)

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) will be implementing an upgrade on Friday 23rd June 2017 between 7-9 am that will resolve the playback problems experienced by clients using some web browsers.  The fix will require some downtime for the BoB service during this interval.

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Planned disruption to My Account and Library catalogue (Wednesday 21 June 2017)

We will be upgrading our library management system next Wednesday 21 June between approximately 8-9 am. During this period, neither clients nor library staff will be able access to your library account, stock or shelf mark information, although you will

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CareKnowledge running at risk on Wednesday 14 June 2017

It is expected that the CareKnowledge website will be available only intermittently on Wednesday 14 June 2017 and will be running at risk all that day while essential maintenance work is carried out on the site.  The supplier intends to

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New interlibrary loan delivery system launched

We are pleased to confirm we are now using the new and improved DRM Lite system to deliver interlibrary loans from the British Library.  All orders placed using our interlibrary loans system will now use this system.  When you request

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Emerald Insight platform maintenance (Tuesday 6th June)

The Emerald Insight platform is undergoing a scheduled update until 8pm today (Tuesday 6th June 2017).  We have been warned that the platform will offer read-only access today, and that functionality will be limited during this period.  Should you access the website during

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Shibboleth (institutional login) authentication problem (resolved)

Update 02/06/2017: Shibboleth is working normally again (the service may be slower than normal for a while following the rebooting of the server). We regret our authentication system is not working properly this morning.  We have reported this to Information Services and

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Better interlibrary loans

We are pleased to announce that from Wednesday 7th June 2017 we are moving to a new and improved system for the secure electronic delivery of documents from the British Library called DRM Lite. This replaces the older FileOpen system

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