Library catalogue “My Account” unavailable

The My Account functionality in the library catalogue is currently unavailable. You will not be able to renew books by this method or view library loans or fines. If you have books which need renewing, please email the details to

Our suppliers are working to resolve this issue and we apologise for any inconvenience.


Library catalogue – maintenance Friday 12th December

Our library catalogue supplier will be undertaking scheduled maintenance to our system from 6.00 p.m. Friday 12th December – 6.00 a.m. Saturday 13th December. During this time, you may not be able to create new resource lists or place new star ratings.

You will still be able to search the catalogue, place reservations and use the My Account area, including renewing existing loans.

Library catalogue maintenance – 21st November

Our library catalogue supplier will be carrying out maintenance to their system on Friday 21st November between 8p.m. and midnight and consequently there will be intermittent disruption to the catalogue service during these hours.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

NILE My Library Account Box: Unavailable

The My Library Account Box in NILE is currently unavailable.

We apologise for any inconvenience and are working to resolve this issue.

This issue has now been resolved.

Wednesday 18th December: Library System Upgrade 07.00 hrs – 10.00 hrs

A basic issue and discharge service will be running from the Service Desks at both sites while the upgrade is in progress.

Full service will be available  at 10.00 hrs.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Bookings Announcement

Bookings are currently unavailable from the library catalogue. To make a booking please use the alternative catalogue here:


Online ILL Request Form

Students and staff doing research may now request items online. Full details are available on the Interlibrary Loans page.

Thursday Morning 1st August – Reduced Library Issue Service

Due to the financial year rollover a basic issue and discharge service will be operating from the service points on  both library sites from 08:00 to 11:00 hrs. Self service machines will be unavailable.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Prism performance issues

The suppliers of our library catalogue are currently experiencing performance issues and this is resulting in catalogue searches running slowly.

Our suppliers are working on this issue. We apologise for the inconvenience.

UPDATE:  Performance issue resolved.

My Library Account

A new My Library Account box has been added to your NILE homepage.

mlaIt includes information on the number of books you have borrowed or are overdue, if you have any reservations waiting for collection and if you currently owe any fines. You can also follow the link to your full Library Account so that you can complete any further online transactions.


We hope that this integration will help users keep up-to-date with their library borrowing and avoid any unnecessary fines or account problems.