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Proquest Refworks – scheduled maintenance – 20 April 2019

PROQUEST REFWORKS WILL be conducting scheduled maintenance for approximately 1 hour on 20 April 2019 between 15:00 and 16:00.

They have advised that during this time new Refworks will be offline.

Write-n-Cite will be available offline, but users will not be able to sync their references with Refworks.

All existing references will be maintained and available at the end of the maintenance window.

Refworks homepage

 

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ProQuest eBook platforms – scheduled maintenance – 20 April 2019

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A routine maintenance period on the ProQuest eBook platforms is scheduled for Saturday 20 April 2019, between 17:00 and 19:00 (UK time). This means that the following ProQuest eBook platform and service, to which the library subscribes, will be unavailable throughout this two hour period:

  • EBook Central

LexisLibrary – access to some content is unavailable

We are currently working with the technical team at LexisLibrary to try and restore access to the News and International Content sections of the platform, which have become unavailable since a recent upgrade.

Attempts to access these sections, either on or off campus, results in an error page.

A further update will follow once the issue is confirmed as resolved.

LexisLibrary news section error page - unrecognized network location

 

Proquest Refworks – scheduled maintenance – 22 Feb 2019

PROQUEST REFWORKS WILL be conducting scheduled maintenance for approximately 4 hours on 22 Feb 2019 between 23:00 and 03:00 23 Feb 2019.

They have advised that during this time new Refworks will be offline.  Write-n-Cite will be available offline, but users will not be able to sync their references with Refworks.

All existing references will be maintained and available at the end of the maintenance window.

Refworks homepage

 

ProQuest platform – scheduled maintenance – 20 January 2019

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A routine maintenance period on the ProQuest platform is scheduled for Sunday 20 January 2019, between 3:00 and 11:00 (UK time). This means that the following ProQuest databases, eBook platforms and services, to which the library subscribes, may be unavailable throughout this eight hour period:

  • Alexander Street Press
  • EBook Central
  • RefWorks
  • Syndetics solutions
  • All databases on the search.proquest.com 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

IDS Employment Law Brief migrated to Westlaw UK

Following the migration of IDS Employment Law Brief to Westlaw UK it has been withdrawn from Find Databases as a separate resource.

Access to IDS Employment Law is now available as an additional menu item within the Westlaw UK site, which can be accessed both on and off campus using a university username and password.

IDS Employment Law option in Westlaw

 

New resource: XpertHR

ACCESS TO THE XpertHR database has been enabled in the Find Databases service.

The resource is described as follows:

XpertHR is a comprehensive source of HR compliance, good practice and benchmarking information provided by the RELX group. A team of lawyers and HR subject specialists work with more than 100 expert external contributors to produce up to date resources for any HR professional. The database is searchable by task, topic or tool. The different tools available include: employment law, templates, pay surveys and benchmarking and good practice.

Access to the resource is by university username and password from on-campus and off-campus.

The university’s subscription to XpertHR is being paid for by Nottingham Business School, and the current subscription period ends on 15 September 2019.

The XPertHR platform