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Oxford University Press e-journals login problem

Oxford University Press e-journals are temporarily only available away from the campus by setting up the VPN or Web Proxy.  This appears to be a nationwide problem and has been reported to OUP.   Please get in touch if you have

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Stress less: relaxation sessions in the Library

The Library and Sports & Recreation are joining forces to offer ten minute drop-in relaxation sessions on Thursdays.  Learning to notice when you are becoming tense and finding ways to to relax and think clearly under pressure will make your

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Free trial until 23 Febraury: JoVE Engineering Video collection

We have a trial running to the JoVE Engineering Video collection until Friday 23rd February.  Please send any feedback to Timothy Collinson.

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Wireless network refurbishment (15 February)

On Thursday 15 February, contractors will be replacing the high level wireless access points in Area 2B, the OA computing rooms, pooled space teaching rooms and the Postgraduate Suite.  Disruption to wireless access should be minimal.  A scissor lift will be required for

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Pharmacy e-textbook changing platform today

Essentials of anatomy and physiology by Gerald J. Tortora, an important Pharmacy e-textbook, is moving platform today from ProQuest to DawsonEra.  This change follows a change of contract between the publisher (Wiley) and the e-textbook platform providers.  The new link will be published on the

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Publications finder not working properly

A problem has occurred with the publication finder search in the Discovery Service.  Susbcription dates and links to content are not displaying properly.  The supplier are working hard to resolve it.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Resolved: Researcher login to PURE temporarily unavailable

Update 23.01.18 – PURE is working normally again.  Thank you for your patience. We have received notification that PURE users are unable to connect to the system.  Information Services are currently investigating the problem and will advise when users are

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Resolved: Ebook Central ebooks unavailable to read online

Update 22.01.17 – Normal service has been restored.  It is once again possible to read all our ebooks online.  Thank you for your patience. Online reading access to Ebook Central is temporarily unavailable.  Institutions across the country are similarly affected. 

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Resolved: Intermittent problem accessing EBSCO e-resources (including EBSCO ebooks and the Discovery Service)

Update 25.01.17 – This problem has been resolved, although a similar problem limited to the electronic journals publications search appears to have recurred today.  This has been reported under a separate service status update.  We apologise for any inconvenience this

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Advertisements appearing in Library website search results

When searching the Library website itself – not Discovery or any of our other information resources – we regret you may now see adverts appearing at the top of your search results list.  The advert free search that Google used

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