The library systems provider, ExLibris, will be performing essential maintenance from 11pm to midnight on Saturday 4 July.
During this time users may experience access issues with Discover search and the GCU Resource List system. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Ebook provider Askews will be performing essential maintenance to their online platform from 1opm on Saturday 27 June until 3am on Sunday 29 June.
During this time users may experience access issues with any ebooks hosted on Askews’s VLe ebooks platform, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.
RefWorks will be undergoing downtime on Sunday 10 May from 2am until 2pm. During this period users may experience access issues with both legacy and new RefWorks, RefWorks Citation Manager and Write-n-Cite. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
**This issue is now resolved: please note that you may need to delete your browser’s cookies and cache in order for platform access to be restored**
We are currently experiencing access issues with ebooks hosted on the ProQuest/Ebook Central platform.
This issue is currently being investigated by the vendor and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please be aware that Lynda.com will be undergoing essential maintenance on Tuesday 9 July, the resource will be unavailable during this time. This essential maintenance is being undertaken in order to upgrade to their new platform, now called LinkedIn Learning.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.
**This issue has been resolved. GCU users are no longer required to register individually to view Broadcast articles. Full access is available via the Library’s Discover search and Journal Browse services.** Continue reading
Please be aware that we are currently experiencing difficulty linking to Nursing Times from the Library’s Journal browse. This is currently being investigated by our vendor; in the meantime, we have a simple workaround. Continue reading
Please be advised that Web of Science (WoS) is undergoing scheduled maintenance from 1.00 pm on Saturday 21 April until 1.00 am on Sunday 22 April.
Access to the service may be intermittent during this time. Clarivate Analytics apologise for any inconvenience as a result.
During the maintenance period there will also be an upgrade of WoS. A summary of the new features can be found at the following:
As ever, please feel free to contact your librarian for assistance in making the best possible use of WoS and the Library’s range of electronic resources.
We’re currently encountering difficulty downloading British Standards via the Firefox browser. The following action is recommended as BSOL seek to remedy the issue:
- Click on the standard number from the search results. This navigates to the item’s bibliographic data.
- You will then get the option to open or save the file:
Internet Explorer and Google Chrome are the recommended browsers for accessing BSOL. The above steps, however, allow standards to be downloaded with Firefox at this time.
If you are using the new version of Firefox, some ebooks may not allow you to read online. However you can download these or alternatively use Internet Explorer.