Box of Broadcasts scheduled maintenance; new verification system

Please be advised that maintenance is scheduled to take place on the Box of Broadcasts (BoB) service from 07:00- 09:00 on Thursday 13 April.

BoB may be inaccessible to users during this time; please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused as a result.

Please note additionally that, from 09.00 on Thursday 13 April, all unverified users must verify their accounts in order to use the system.

If you are an unverified user you will see an on screen prompt which asks you to verify your account, before guiding you through the quick and easy verification process.

You should then click the link in the verification email that is sent from BoB; if you’re unable to find this email, check your spam folder.

Please feel free to contact your librarian should you encounter any difficulties during this process.


We are happy to announce that the library recently added Stash Media to our collection of eresources.

Stash is an online video library featuring animation, VFX and motion design. Stash is published six times per year, each issues includes:
– TV and cinema advertising
– Title and broadcast designs
– Music videos
– Brand films
– Game trailers and cinematics
– Short films
– Behind the scenes features
– Exclusive interviews

The resource also includes Stash News – up to date news on the projects, people, events and jobs powering the motion design, visual effects and animation industry.

You can access this resource directly from our Database A-Z by logging in with your domain username and password. If you require assistance using this resource please contact your librarian.

Technical Issue [LexisNexis]

Due to problems outwith our control, we are currently experiencing issues when users log directly into LexisNexis via their institution.

We are working with the supplier to resolve this issue as quickly as possible, and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

In the meantime you can still access LexisNexis via the library Database A-Z here.



BrowZine is a new online resource that enables you to easily browse, read and monitor current journal content either online or on your mobile device. BrowZine brings together titles in our journal collection with open access titles for a complete browsing experience.

BrowZine: Discover Scholarly Journals
With BrowZine, you can:

Browse and read journals: Browse thousands of top journals by subject, easily review tables of contents, and download full articles.

Stay Current with My Bookshelf: Create a personal bookshelf of titles to follow and receive new article notifications.

Access on any device: Easily access BrowZine from your iOS and Android device and on the web to stay up to date wherever you are.

Save and export articles: Use the BrowZine app to save articles for off-line reading or export to services such as RefWorks, EndNote and more.

Get started today! To find out more about how to use BrowZine, including how to download the mobile app, please visit the library website.

Resolved: technical issue [MyiLibrary]

***This issue is now resolved***

Please be advised that, due to problems outwith our control, we are currently experiencing issues accessing MyiLibrary ebooks using the Google Chrome browser.

Attempting to access these titles with this browser leads to the following privacy error:

In the meantime, we recommend that MyiLibrary ebooks are accessed using alternative browsers such as Firefox or Internet Explorer.

We are working with the supplier to resolve this issue as quickly as possible and apologise for any inconvenience caused.