Box of Broadcasts scheduled maintenance

Please be advised that emergency maintenance is scheduled to take place on the Box of Broadcasts (BoB) service from 10:00- 14.00 on Sunday 13 August.

This work is intended to resolve issues with the programme guide feature.

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


Resolved: technical Issue [Science Direct]

**This issue has now been resolved**

Please be advised that we are currently experiencing intermittent issues accessing some Science Direct resources.

The publisher is aware of the issue and is working to resolve matters as quickly as possible.

Should you encounter difficulty accessing a full text article, it may help to perform a hard refresh in your browser (press Ctrl+F5 simultaneously).

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

New library system now live and services restored in full

Thanks for your patience while we brought in our new system.

You can now access resources through a single search interface.

There is a link to FAQs on the search page and we will shortly be providing videos demonstrating how to search using the new system and manage your library account.

If you have any difficulties, please contact your librarian for help.

Reduced services, 24 – 26 July 2017

On Monday 24 – Wednesday 26 July, we will be offering reduced services in preparation for the implementation of a new library management system:

  • To borrow from the Library, please take your items to the library desk on level 0 during staffed hours.  The self-service machines will not be available.
  • You will not have access to your library account online.
  • You will not be able to place holds or pay library fines.
  • You will not be able to borrow laptops.
  • You will be able to access eresources as normal on 24 and 25 July, however, on 26 July there will be some down time while we switch to the new system.  If you have any difficulty finding eresources, please contact your librarian.
  • You will be able to print as normal.

We aim to keep the disruption to a minimum and apologise for any inconvenience caused.