ProQuest eBook platforms – scheduled maintenance – 27 October 2018

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A routine maintenance period on the ProQuest eBook platforms is scheduled for Saturday 27 October 2018, between 17:00 and 18:30 (UK time). This means that the following ProQuest eBook platform and service, to which the library subscribes, will be unavailable throughout this ninety minute period:

  • EBook Central

VleBooks Temporary Maintenance – Monday 4 June 2018

Please be advised that temporary maintenance to VLeBooks (www.vlebooks.com) will be carried out on Monday 4 June at 17:00. It is expected to last less than 30 minutes, during which time you will be unable to access the site.

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Access to VLeBooks.com restored again.

Yesterdays’ access issues with the VLeBook platform has now been resolved by the supplier.

The out of date security certificate at the root of the problem has been renewed by the company.

Access to our e-books titles has been restored, with direct on-campus access and off-campus access available by university username and password.

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Loss of access to some of our e-books on Library OneSearch

There is currently an issue when trying to access some of our e-book content via Library OneSearch.  Ebooks supplied by VLebooks.com currently redirect to a privacy warning screen when you try to view online.


This has been reported and is currently under investigation.