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MyiLibrary ebooks are moving to Ebook Central

From Wednesday 14th March 2018 we will no longer have access to the MyiLibrary ebook platform.  On this date, all our MyiLibrary ebooks will move into Ebook Central.  When these ebooks move platform, you will permanently lose both your MyiLibrary bookshelf and any notes you have made

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Digitally enhanced

  “The library has a multitude of very helpful resources and if you cannot find what you need, the library staff are incredibly helpful at providing you what you need!” We have redesigned our website from the bottom up to

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New eBooks – January 2018

What follows is a list of new electronic books received by the Library during January 2018 ordered by title. More complete details, as well as listings from previous months, are available on our website’s New Books page in the form of downloadable

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Pharmacy e-textbook changing platform today

Essentials of anatomy and physiology by Gerald J. Tortora, an important Pharmacy e-textbook, is moving platform today from ProQuest to DawsonEra.  This change follows a change of contract between the publisher (Wiley) and the e-textbook platform providers.  The new link will be published on the

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EBSCO ebook platform enhancements

EBSCO have made some improvements to their ebook platform that mean you can now: download DRM-free ebook chapters directly from the table of contents chapter list download EBSCO directly to Google Drive

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Resolved: Ebook Central ebooks unavailable to read online

Update 22.01.17 – Normal service has been restored.  It is once again possible to read all our ebooks online.  Thank you for your patience. Online reading access to Ebook Central is temporarily unavailable.  Institutions across the country are similarly affected. 

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Resolved: Intermittent problem accessing EBSCO e-resources (including EBSCO ebooks and the Discovery Service)

Update 25.01.17 – This problem has been resolved, although a similar problem limited to the electronic journals publications search appears to have recurred today.  This has been reported under a separate service status update.  We apologise for any inconvenience this

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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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Download Ebook Central ebook chapters every day and keep them forever

Ebook Central ebooks now allow PDF chapter downloads. These PDFs do not expire, can be searched, and include a citation (though you should always consult Referencing@Portsmouth for referencing guidance and examples). While you can only download an entire ebook for

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Resolved: MyiLibrary temporarily unavailable on campus

Update 08.01.18 – MyiLibrary is now working again normally both on and off campus.  Thank you for your patience. MyiLibrary is temporarily unavailable on campus.  It is still accessible if you are connected to the internet other than through the

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