“The university library provides a fantastic service to all students. The texts available both in print and online editions are extensive.” ~ former student   We subscribe to more than twice as many ejournals this year as last, we have …

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Our largest ebook platform Ebook Central, the ejournals from ProQuest and (for academic staff) the Oasis book ordering platform will all be unavailable while scheduled maintenance takes place on the evening of Saturday 5 January from 5-7 pm.  Further maintenance is …

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Cambridge University Press are honouring the mental health awareness events held earlier this October by making journal articles and book chapters related to mental health and wellbeing available for free until the end of the month. Click or tap here to …

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Among the many things Google is involved in at the moment is the controversial new e-journal Distill, a product of its the Distill Working Group.  Operated at a distance as a peer-reviewed academic journal in the area of artificial intelligence, questions …

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Update 25.01.17 – This problem has been resolved, although a similar problem limited to the electronic journals publications search appears to have recurred today.  This has been reported under a separate service status update.  We apologise for any inconvenience this …

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Update 12.01.18 – Access to Taylor & Francis ejournals has now been restored.  Thank you for your patience. We have temporarily lost access to Taylor & Francis e-journals.  Taylor & Francis report that this is a known problem affecting many …

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Update 12.01.18 – Access to Springer journals has been restored.  Thank you for your patience. We appear to have unexpectedly lost access to our Springer journals subscription.  We have reported this to Springer, who are investigating.  We apologise for any …

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EBSCO are performing scheduled maintenance to the Discovery Service Publications page (which lists our electronic journal holdings and suppliers) between 3-8 pm UK time on Wednesday 20th December.  During this interval this service may run slowly or experience interruptions.  We …

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