Box of Broadcasts – scheduled maintenance – 19 July 2018

A scheduled maintenance period for the Box of Broadcasts platform is due on Thursday 19 May 2018 between 07:00 and 09:00.  The provider advises that the service may be at risk during these times.

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Off-campus to the Gale Cengage platform restored

The problem preventing off-campus access to subscription databases on the Gale-Cengage platform (reported on 15 June) has now been resolved by the Gale-Cengage technical team.

Off-campus access is now available once again, with authentication by university username and password.

The databases accessible off-site once again are:

  • Picture Post Historical Archive
  • British Library Newspapers
  • 19th Century UK Periodicals
  • 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
  • The Times Digital Archive

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Off-campus access to the Gale Cengage platform unavailable

The library is working with the technical team at Gale Cengage to reinstate off-campus access to the databases on the Gale Cengage platform. On-campus access is working normally, but, at present, off-campus access requests, authenticated by university username and password, are failing to complete successfully. A further update will follow once on-campus access has been restored. Affected databases include:

  • Picture Post Historical Archive
  • British Library Newspapers
  • 19th Century UK Periodicals
  • 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
  • The Times Digital Archive

Gale InfoTrac UI