Author: Library News

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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CCI referencing & research drop-in clinics (16-19 January)

Join Greta Friggens for the CCI Referencing & research drop-in clinics starting running Tuesday to Friday (16-19 January) from 2-4 pm in Library Seminar Room 1 (Room 0.25).  Bring your problem assignments and get expert help both finding the information

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Scheduled maintenance on Ebook Central (Saturday 20 January)

Ebook Central will be unavailable from 6pm – midnight on Saturday 20th January  for scheduled maintenance.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Resolved: Loanable laptops in University Library

Update 15.01.18 – The laptop loans system is working normally again today.  Thank you for your patience. There is currently a problem with the laptop lockers in the library, which means that at present, the laptops are not loanable. IS

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Log in problem with Wiley Online

Our Wiley Online ejournal content appears to be temporarily unavailable due to an unexpected login problem.  Logging in to Wiley Online to access subscribed content leads to a perpetual loop back to the login screen.  We have reported this problem

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“Geography” limiter missing from Discovery Service

The “Geography” limiter appears to have unexpectedly disappeared from the Discovery Service.  The supplier, EBSCO, are working to restore it. If you notice any other problems, please let us know.

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Visiting Chinese photographic exhibition

We are currently hosting a photographic exhibition in the Library.  Portsmouth City is twinned with Zhuhai City in China and they are doing a photo exhibition exchange. We have helped with the printing and mounting of the images and these will

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New e-resource trial: BBC Monitoring

We are excited to offer a trial of BBC Monitoring until 6th February 2018.   BBC Monitoring enables you to keep track of broadcast, press and social media sources in multiple languages from over 150 countries worldwide, combining translations of selected

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Resolved: Oxford journals not working on campus

Update 08/01/18: Oxford journals are available again on campus. If you are still having problems, clear your browser cache and try again. Please contact us if you have any questions. Oxford University Press journals are temporarily unavailable on campus, but you

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British Standards Online (BSOL) login problem

We are working with the supplier to resolve a login problem with British Standards Online (BSOL) experienced by clients working away from the University campus.  This may most easily be resolved by setting up the VPN, or where this is

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