Nexis UK – access restored

The Nexis UK technical team have now resolved the recent issue of authentication errors when attempting to access Nexis UK from both on and off campus.

Access should now be available for both staff and students.

Nexis UK have apologised for the length of the outage and any disruption this may have caused.

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New resource: Oxford University Press – Political Science Handbooks

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A RANGE OF new titles from the Political Science Handbooks collection published by Oxford University Press are now discoverable through Library OneSearch and Library OneSearch Pro.

Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus.

Titles in the bundle acquired by the library include the following:

Additional electronic and online resources: Manchester Hive eBook collections

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A NEW SET OF eBook collections from Manchester University Press has been added to the current list of temporary additional electronic and online resources in the Find Databases service.

The Manchester Hive platform is described as follows:

A collection of eBook content published by Manchester University Press covering a wide variety of subjects and disciplines. Content is organised into chapters and sections, is fully searchable and browseable, and can be downloaded for offline reading.

Twelve separate eBook collections are available, and the Find Databases listing for the resource provides a direct authenticated deep-link to each.

Access to the Manchester Hive platform is by university username and password.

Additional electronic and online resources: EBSCO eBook collections

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TWO MORE eBOOK collections have been added to the current list of temporary additional electronic and online resources in the Find Databases service.

eBook Harvard Business Publishing Collection

A collection of academic eBooks covering a wide variety of fields in business and economics from the imprint of Harvard Business Publishing

eBook Academic Collection

A collection of academic eBooks covering a wide variety of subjects and disciplines, including economics, social sciences, history, computing, cultural studies and study skills

Off-campus access to both resources is by university username and password.

Additional electronic and online resource: Law Trove – Oxford University Press

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THE LAW TROVE platform, from Oxford University Press, has been added to the current list of temporary additional electronic and online resources in the Find Databases services.

The listing for resource indicates that access to the resource is by university username and password. The resource is described as follows:

The Law Trove platform from Oxford University Press contains around 200 law textbooks covering a wide range of legal subject areas. All the titles in the collection are fully searchable. Materials can also be filtered by specific subject or by level of study.

Law Trove is available to university staff and students until at least the end of May 2020.

Additional electronic and online resources

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DURING THE CURRENT closure of the campus libraries, LLR is making additional electronic resources available for off-campus access by staff and students.

This material is a mixture of content that publishers are making openly available to Higher Education institutions during the Covid-19 pandemic, and materials that the library has been able to licence paid-access to for a time-limited period.

The current full list of additional resources is available from the dedicated Find Databases link

More resources are being added to list as new access arrangements are finalised.

Each of these resources has been added to the relevant subject sub-categories in the Find Databases service, and can be identified by the New temporary resource icon show below.

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ProQuest platform – scheduled maintenance – 9 February 2020

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A ROUTINE MAINTENANCE period on the ProQuest platform is scheduled for Sunday 9 February 2020, between 3:00 and 15:00 (UK time).

This means that the following ProQuest databases, eBook platforms and services, to which the library subscribes, will be unavailable throughout the first six hour period, 3:00 to 9:00 (UK time).

And upon completion of the maintenance window, for an additional six hours from 9:00 to 15:00, automatic citation functionality and MyResearch account access will continue to be unavailable:

  • Alexander Street Press
  • EBook Central
  • RefWorks
  • Syndetics solutions
  • All databases on the platform, namely:
    • Academic Video Online‎
    • Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA)‎ (1987 – current)
    • Art, Design & Architecture Collection‎ (1973 – current)
    • Art and Architecture Archive‎ (1895 – 2005)
    • Australian Education Index‎ (1977 – current)
    • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals‎ (1934 – current)
    • British Periodicals‎ (1681 – 1939)
    • Country Life Archive‎ (1897 – 2005)
    • Digital National Security Archive‎
    • Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive‎ (1880 – 2000)
    • ERIC‎ (1966 – current)
    • Humanities Index‎ (1962 – current)
    • International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)‎ (1951 – current)
    • MLA International Bibliography‎ (1926 – current)
    • Periodicals Archive Online‎
    • PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress‎ (1871 – current)
    • ProQuest Central‎ (1970 – current)
      • ABI/INFORM Collection (1971 – current)
      • Accounting, Tax & Banking Collection (1971 – current)
      • Arts & Humanities Database information
      • Asian & European Business Collection (1971 – current)
      • Australia & New Zealand Database information
      • Biology Database (1998 – current)
      • Business Market Research Collection (1986 – current)
      • Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database information
      • Canadian Newsstream information
      • Career & Technical Education Database information
      • Computing Database (1998 – current)
      • Continental Europe Database information
      • Criminal Justice Database (1981 – current)
      • East & South Asia Database information
      • East Europe, Central Europe Database information
      • Education Database (1988 – current)
      • Family Health Database information
      • Global Breaking Newswires information
      • Health & Medical Collection information
      • Health Management Database information
      • India Database (1998 – current)
      • International Newsstream information
      • Latin America & Iberia Database information
      • Library Science Database (1970 – current)
      • Linguistics Database information
      • Middle East & Africa Database information
      • Military Database information
      • Nursing & Allied Health Database information
      • Political Science Database (1985 – current)
      • Psychology Database information
      • Public Health Database information
      • Publicly Available Content Database information
      • Religion Database (1986 – current)
      • Research Library information
      • Science Database information
      • Social Science Database information
      • Sociology Database (1985 – current)
      • Telecommunications Database (1995 – current)
      • Turkey Database information
      • UK & Ireland Database information
      • US Newsstream (1980 – current)
    • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global‎
    • PsycARTICLES‎ (1894 – current)
    • PsycINFO‎ (1806 – current)
    • PsycTESTS‎
    • Sociological Abstracts‎ (1952 – current)
      • Social Services Abstracts (1979 – current)
      • Sociological Abstracts (1952 – current)
    • Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War‎ (1914 – 1919)
    • The Vogue Archive‎
    • The Women’s Wear Daily Archive‎