Month: March 2013

Withdrawn resource: Intute web directories

The range of Intute web directories have been withdrawn from the databases collection of Library OneSearch at ALT request. The Intute service has not been actively updated since July 2011, since then the Intute site has been maintained, but no new resources have been added. The web directories withdrawn from LOS are as follows:

  • Intute
  • Intute: Arts and Humanities
  • Intute: Health & Life Sciences
  • Intute: Science, Engineering & Technology
  • Intute: Social Sciences
  • Intute: Social Sciences, Statistics and Data

IHS databases: access problems resolved

Temporary access arrangements for the IHS databases OHSIS [Occupational Health and Safety Informmation Service], Lacors and CIS [Construction Information Service], introduced following technical problems on the IHS platform, have now been withdrawn.

With the technical issues now resolved, access is once again direct on-campus and by university username and password off-campus. Access details in Library OneSearch have been updated accordingly.

The temporary access details posted on the ‘Other Passwords’ page of the LLR web site will be removed shortly.

IHS databases: temporary access details added to ‘Other Passwords’ page of LLR web site

Technical problems affecting IP-recognition on the IHS platform first reported earlier this week are continuing.

As as result the temporary access URL details provided to LLR by IHS have now been published on the secure ‘Other Passwords’ page of the LLR web site and the information in Library OneSearch updated accordingly.

LexisLibrary and Nexis: maintenance downtime Saturday 16 March 2013

Scheduled maintenance work on the Lexis and Nexis platforms on Saturday 16 March 2013 will result in intermittent access and/or service interruption for most of the day. The company has published different ‘at risk’ periods in different communications, the longest of which is 04:00 to 17:00 GMT.

For LLR customers, the affected services are:

  • LexisLibrary
  • LexisPSL
  • Nexis UK