Tag: news2014

New e-resource authentication platform available

As previously announced on Liblog, the authentication system for Library resources is changing the provider of our authentication system for electronic resources.  Initially intended to take place at the start of term, the switch over date has now been rescheduled

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Wireless upgrade planned over the Christmas vacation

We are pleased to announce an upgrade to the wireless network on the first and second floors of the Library. To install new wireless transmitters on these floors, contractors will need to close off an area of the second floor

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Wireless Problems in the Library – Update

Information Services are working hard to resolve the ongoing issues with wireless connections. We have been told that starting on Monday 15th December and continuing over the Christmas vacation IS and external contractors will be replacing some of the access

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Group Study Room 1.5 – plasma screen not working

The plasma screen in Group Study Room 1.5 is not working at the moment.  Information Services are working to get it back in working order again as soon as possible. In the meantime, all the other group study rooms have

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New! Accessible workstations

We are delighted to have three new accessible workstations in the Library.  Easily adjustable desk heights and specialised software make these computers easier for some clients who might find a standard desk less suitable for their needs. Anyone may use

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Switching on the lights

December has arrived and with it the new Christmas tree went up yesterday to mark the start of Advent – the grand countdown to Christmas and the surrounding holiday.  We hope you enjoy the tree now on display in the

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XpertHR login problem (resolved)

Update 20/04/15 – The system is again working normally. Update 21/11/14 – Until the system is properly restored, you can log into XpertHR using a username and password available from the Off-campus passwords webpage. Problems logging into XpertHR have been

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Catalogue maintenance (Friday, 21 November)

Update 24/11/14 – The catalogue update passed without incident and is working normally. Thank you for your patience. The Library catalogue will be unavailable from 8pm on Friday, 21 November for planned essential maintenance. If you need to borrow books

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Full text link resolver only working intermittently

The “Locate Full Text” link resolver is working intermittently for the Discovery Service and other EBSCO resources including Scopus, Web of Science, and IEEE Explore. EBSCO are aware and working to resolve this as soon as possible. If you need

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Free access this month to Taylor & Francis’ “electronic media” collection

Taylor & Francis’ Communication Theme of the Month Collection this November is “Electronic media”: the study of radio, television, media technology, and web design with streaming audio and video.  Until 30 November, you can get free additional digital content on: Cyber-security Learning Diversity

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