Please be aware that Box of Broadcasts (BoB) will be undergoing essential maintenance from 08.00 until 17.00 on Thursday 6 August.
During this time users will not be able to record programmes and programmes might be marked as “unavailable” in the programme guide (EPG).
Streaming content will not be affected. To find programmes to watch in BoB please use the Search functionality.
For updates, please visit the Learning on Screen website status page:
If you have any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.
The library systems provider, ExLibris, will be performing essential maintenance from 11pm to midnight on Saturday 1 August.
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.
The Scanning service provided by the Library helps you make book chapters and journal articles more easily accessible for your students online. The material requested must comply with the Copyright Licencing Agency’s Photocopying and Scanning Higher Education Licence. Key terms of this licence have been temporarily relaxed until 30 June 2020 in response to the Coronavirus (Covid 19) pandemic.
- The scans (subject to publisher permissions) can be taken from either a copy of the text owned by the Library or your own personal copy.
- The Library can scan up to three chapters from a book or no more than thirty percent of a published work, whichever is greater. This is temporarily increased from the standard licence terms of one chapter, or no more than ten percent of a published work.
- To request a new scan please fill in a scanning form, providing as much information as possible.
- Full information on this service is available from the Library’s Scanning webpage.
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.
Due to current circumstances, the online resource Box of Broadcasts (BoB) have kindly extended their access to all users across Europe until 31st July.
This means that international students who may have returned home to the EU can still access all content on BoB for the remainder of the academic year.
BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand TV and radio service for education. It is an academically-focused system that allows staff and students to record programmes from over 75 free-to-air channels; and search the archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts.
You can find BoB on the library Database A-Z or by clicking here.
Please note that due to licencing restrictions BoB is not currently available outside of the EU.