Discover search and Resource Lists scheduled maintenance

Please be aware that the Library’s system provider has planned maintenance scheduled for this weekend from 11pm until midnight on Saturday 30 November.

This means that the Library’s self-service machines, Discover search and the Resource Lists platform may be unavailable during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Technical issue [ProQuest ebooks]

**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.

 

 

Discover search and Resource Lists scheduled maintenance

Please be aware that the Library’s system provider has planned maintenance scheduled for this weekend from 9pm on Saturday 31 August until 5am on Sunday 1 September.

This means that the Library’s self-service machines, Discover search and the Resource Lists platform may be unavailable during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Web of Science scheduled maintenance/ upgrade

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:

https://clarivate.libguides.com/wosupdates/whatsnew

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.

Downloading from British Standards Online

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.

BSOL FF 1

  • Click on Download PDF.

BSOL FF 2

  • You will then get the option to open or save the file:

BSOL FF 3

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.