Dawsonera maintenance – Thursday 25th August

Dawsonera will be unavailable for up to half an hour between 07:30 and 08:00 on Thursday 25th August due to essential maintenance work.

Dawsonera will be offline during this time and students should ensure they have downloaded and opened any ebooks they need access to before this outage occurs.

It will not be possible to read titles which have been downloaded but not opened before the outage period.

From 08:00 on Thursday, 25th August all systems will resume and normal processes may continue.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

NELSON maintenance – Sunday August 28th

Our supplier will be performing routine maintenance on NELSON, our discovery system, commencing Sunday 28th August at 12:00 a.m. NELSON may be unavailable for a short period during this maintenance window.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

NELSON maintenance: August 20th – 21st

Our supplier will be performing routine maintenance on NELSON our discovery system, from 10:00 p.m. on Saturday 20th August to 02:00 a.m. on Sunday 21st August. NELSON may be unavailable during this time.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

ProQuest/RefWorks maintenance – Sunday 21st August

On Sunday 21st August, ProQuest will be performing routine maintenance on their systems. The work is scheduled to occur from 03:00 – 11:00 a.m.

During this time, access to ProQuest databases ie:

ABI/INFORM Global‎
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)‎
British Periodicals‎
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)‎
Periodicals Archive Online‎
PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress‎
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland‎
The Vogue Archive‎

and to

RefWorks

will be unavailable.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Box Of Broadcasts: intermittent and variable availability

Following a service upgrade access to Box of Broadcasts is unreliable. BUFVC are working on the issue.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.