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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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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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Temporary alternative login for EasyBusiness (resolved)

Update 26.09.17 – We no longer subscribe to EasyBusiness. The normal login for EasyBusiness (also known as Kompass or EBOL) is temporarily unavailable. Workaround You will be automatically logged in as “Ms. University of Portsmouth”. Log out. Log back in using

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Artstor Digital Library citations: save them or lose them (over the summer)!

Do you have any citations saved in Artstor Digital Library that you will need over the summer?  If so, please save them before the end of the month.  When Artstor begins its migration to its new platform on 1 June 2017, you will lose

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Credo resources unavailable away from the University campus (resolved)

Update 23.05.17 – We are pleased to announce that Credo is once again working normally.  Thank you for your patience. There are currently problems accessing Credo resources when away from the University campus.  This has been reported to the supplier.

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