THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED issue preventing off-campus access to the Construction Information Service – off-campus access has now been resolved.
Off-campus access to the service is once again available via university username and password.
Off-campus access links in the Find Databases service to the LACORS and OHSIS databases have also been updated to ensure continuity of access.
THE LIBRARY IS working with the suppliers of the Construction Information Service platform to restore off-campus access to the service. At present off-campus access is unavailable; although on-campus access has not been affected.
A further update will follow once off-campus access to the CIS platform is confirmed to be restored and working normally.
ACCESS TO THE Free collection of archival multimedia content on the new BFI Player platform has been enabled in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch.
Access to the Free collection is unrestricted from on-campus and off-campus. The resource is described as follows:
BFI Player is a video on-demand streaming service – from the British Film Institute (BFI) – showing critically acclaimed, landmark and archive films. The Free archive films collection highlights the best shorts and features of the BFI National Archive as well as UK national, regional and partner archives. BFI Player films can be played on: PCs, Macs, iOS devices (iPhone and iPad), Android mobile and tablet devices and selected smart TVs. At present, only content in the Free collection is available to Nottingham Trent University students and staff.
THE BRITISH FILM Institute (BFI) InView multimedia streaming platform has been withdrawn from the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch following the suspension of the service at the end of the current licensing period.
While future options in relation to subscription content on the new BFI Player service are reviewed, access to the Free collection on the BFI Player platform has been enabled in the Find Databases service.
OFF-CAMPUS ACCESS to subscribed journals on the MIT Press Journals platform is now available by university username and password. On-campus access continues to be direct.
If accessing from off-campus, select the Sign In/Register option from the top navigation menu (see below).
On the Login to your account page, select the Institutional Login option (see below).
On the Select Your Institution page, enter ‘Nottingham Trent University’ in the search box and click on the entry for ‘Nottingham Trent University’ under the heading UK Higher Education (see below).
After you have logged in on the NTU Single Sign on page, you will be returned as a logged in user to the MIT Press Journals platform. Confirmation that your login has been successful, is provided by the presence of the NTU logo and the phrase ‘Access provided by Nottingham Trent University’ in the MIT Press Journals page header (see below).
THE DIRECT ACCESS URL for the Journal Citation Reports service has been updated in the Find Databases service to reflect changes introduced to the Clarivate platform.
Access to JCR continues to be by university username and password from both on-campus and off-campus.
THE PILOTS DATABASE has been renamed as PTSDpubs in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch to align with ProQuest’s updated name for the resource.
Access to the service is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:
The PTSDpubs bibliographic database (previously PILOTS), covering the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress, is produced at the headquarters of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in White River Junction, Vermont. The PTSDpubs database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.