Intermittent Access to Databases

Due to  infrastructure issues there will be intermittent access to the library databases, some databases will be available, others will not.

IT Services are working on the issue and full service is expected to resume by 16:00 hrs (UK Time).

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

NELSON Login Security Warnings

There is an issue with the security certificate for NELSON logins. While this is being addressed users are advised to override the browser warning messages and continue on to NELSON.

Routledge Handbooks Online – Links Not Working

Links to Routledge Handbooks Online from NELSON and the A-Z database list are not working.

While this is being addressed users are advised to log into Routledge Handbooks directly by following the ‘Sign in’ link on their webpage and then using  ‘sign-in via Shibboleth’.  A search for the book will need to be conducted.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and are working with our supplier on a remedy.

Off-Campus Access to Exam Papers and A-Z Database List

Due to a temporary network addressing issue off-campus users should use the following links to access the exam papers and library database list:

Exam Paper Database

http://193.61.82.254/exams

Library A-Z Database List

http://193.61.82.254/databases

The issue should be fully resolved shortly.

This issue is now resolved.

Monday 27th March, 08:00 – 11:00: Sierra Library System Unavailable

Owing to an essential upgrade the Sierra library system will be unavailable from 08.00 hrs to 11.00 hrs on Monday 27th March. An essential issue and returns service will be operating from the libraries at both campuses.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

BoB/Learning on Screen: Service at Risk

Due to emergency maintenance  being carried out today on the BoB/Learning on Screen  authentication service, please consider access at risk from midday to 1.00 pm today (7th February).

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Taylor & Francis Online: Unavailable

Taylor & Francis Online is currently experiencing technical difficulties and is unavailable.

The Taylor& Francis technical team are working to restore service.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dawsonera Ebooks Unavailable

Due to login issues at Dawsonera, ebooks are currently unavailable. Their technical team are working to restore  services.

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.

EBSCO Database links not working in NELSON

EBSCO links within NELSON are currently not working. The suppliers are working on a resolution, though in the meantime articles are available directly from EBSCO: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,shib&custid=ns016882