Thursday 31st July: Aspire Reading List Time Period Rollover

Due to the time period rollover for the next academic year, reading lists will be viewable but not editable.  Full service is expected to be resumed in the early afternoon.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Emerald website maintenance

Emerald Group Publishing platforms will be undertaking website maintenance, scheduled to take place on 25 July 2014 for a period of four weeks. This will impact the following websites: and

During this time you will be unable to make edits to your profile, settings and preferences. As such, you are advised to make any profile updates before 25 July 2014.

Access to subscribed content remains available.

Alternative NELSON Link

The main link to NELSON is currently not working.  While this is being addressed please use this alternative:

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Web of Science Maintenance: Sunday 13 July to Monday 14 July

From the Web of Science website:

Please be advised that Web of Science will undergo scheduled maintenance from Sunday July 13, 2014 at 14:00 BST until Monday July 14, 2014 at 02:00 BST.  During this time, Web of Science may not be available intermittently.  Thomson Reuters apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Single Sign-On to Databases Unavailable

Due to university network issues single sign-on to academic databases is currently unavailable.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Intermittent problems with Dawsonera eBooks

Dawsonera are currently experiencing intermittent connection issues.

They are aware of the problem and working to resolve it but if you experience connection issues that result in a ‘page failure’, then refreshing the page or waiting a few seconds and trying again should resolve the issue.

Resolved: 11/07/2014