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Talis Aspire – changes to the digitised content request form

(You can safely ignore this post if you are a student.  This post only concerns staff who create and maintain online reading lists.)   The digitisation request form for online reading lists changed slightly yesterday.  In the previous version, the options

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Full-text finder service working intermittently (resolved)

Update 20.10.17 – The Full-text finder links are again working normally.  Thank you for your patience. The full-text finder service that appears in many electronic resources offering to locate the full-text of articles is working intermittently at the moment.  This

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Online reading list links to Wiley journals not working (resolved)

Update 20.10.17 – Online reading list links are again linking to Wiley journals normally.  Thank you for your patience. Some links from online reading lists to articles in journals published by Wiley are not working properly at the moment.  We

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Reduced lighting in Area 2A (resolved)

Update 19.10.17 – The lighting has reportedly now been fixed.  Thank you for your patience. Not all the lights are working at the moment in Area 2A.  An urgent maintenance request has been filed with the Estates Department.  The area

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Discovery Service temporarily unavailable (resolved)

Update 20.10.17 – The Discovery Service appears to be working normally again this morning.  Please let us know if you encounter any unexpected difficulties using it or accessing articles. We regret that the Discovery Service is temporarily unavailable.  We have

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The unexpected consequences of discarded rubbish… by Pablo the Penguin

Everyone knows that if you leave rubbish around it’ll begin to smell. It looks messy. Stuff might get sticky. And sometimes little mice come along and nibble at things. These are all EXPECTED consequences of discarded rubbish. What I’ve just

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Ravelin Park side toilets closed for maintenance (resolved)

Update 20.10.17 – All the Library toilets are open and working normally again. Thank you for your patience. We regret the men’s toilets at the rear of the building (situated in the Ravelin Park side teaching room corridor near the

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BSOL only available on campus and via VPN (resolved)

Update 24.10.17 – British Standards Online (BSOL) is now working normally both on and away from the University campus.  Thank you for your patience. A problem has developed accessing British Standards Online (BSOL) away from the University campus. Workaround You

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Intermittent problems accessing some electronic resources away from the University campus (resolved)

Update 20.10.17 – While this problem occurs very occasionally, it has for the largest part been resolved.  Please get in touch if you experience any problems. Intermittent problems with access to electronic resources have been reported by those working away

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Library carpets being deep cleaned

The Library carpet is being deep cleaned over the next few days.  The cleaners will cordon off areas they are working on as they go, beginning on the ground floor.   If the cordons prevent you from reaching books that you wish

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