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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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BBC Monitoring: Trial e-resource

Want access to an online resource filled with up to date news, articles, broadcasts and social media sources? Plus location specific articles from over 150 countries worldwide, and a full reference list for all bibliographic needs! Sound useful? Well a

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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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New resource: Policing Insight

Our subscription to Policing Insight is now up and running, providing full access to all articles and reports from local and national media, specialist press, police and criminal justice agencies.  You can also search the valuable Media Monitor service for

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Introducing the new Engineering Village search

Engineering Village has updated its search screen since last year.  Here’s a video explaining the changes and how to us it to find engineering articles.  

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Getting to electronic resources: the tyranny of choice

Choice is usually seen as a good thing but when you just want to get into an electronic resource, having to choose which link button to click on to get to an article more often than not simply gets in

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eLexicons for Fashion and Graphic Arts

Graphic Design and Illustration students may be familiar with the eLexicons resource, but a new Fashion lexicon has just been added. eLexicons, provides reliable and contextualized learning resources for the visual arts, including Fashion, Textile Design, Typography, Graphic Design, Graphic Art,

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ScienceDirect only available on campus, through VPN or Web Proxy (resolved)

Update 14.08.17 – The login process is now working. However, if you use the Sign In link at the top right of the screen, you are taken to the ScienceDirect home page and you will have to search for your

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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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Certain ProQuest databases temporarily unavailable (resolved)

We regret that certain ProQuest databases, including ProQuest dissertations and theses – UK & Ireland and Proquest Historical Newspapers are currently not working.  ProQuest are working to resolve these problems as soon as possible.  Thank you for your understanding.

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