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ScienceDirect login problem

Update 02.08.17 – ScienceDirect is working normally again using the usual authentication methods.  You may need to clear your browser cache to restore access when you are working away from the University campus. A ScienceDirect login problem has been discovered by

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Planned maintenance of Proquest resources (29-30 July 2017)

ProQuest have announced planned maintenance work on the evening of Saturday 29 July.  The work is expected to take place between 8 pm on Saturday 29 July and 5 am on Sunday 30 July 2017. Some ProQuest products will be unavailable during

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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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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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24/7 opening ends at midnight on Friday night (2 June 2017)

24/7 Library opening ends at midnight on Friday night (2 June 2017).  From Saturday, the Library will be operating our usual Summer Vacation opening hours.  We will still open until midnight Monday-Friday, but our weekend opening hours will be much shorter

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Minute silence today at 11 am

We will be observing a minute of silence starting at 11 am this morning in remembrance of the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack.  The start of the minute’s silence will be announced over the public address system.

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ASM journals only available on campus and via VPN/Web Proxy (resolved)

Update 18.07.17 – ASM journals are once again accessible from anywhere via Shibboleth login.  Thank you for your patience while this problem was resolved. We have lost Shibboleth access to all American Society for Microbiology (ASM) journals at the moment.  You can

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