Access to the OSIRIS database has been withdrawn from Library OneSearch following the conclusion of the library’s subscription to the resource.
The problems preventing successful off-campus access to the OSIRIS service have now been resolved. Off-campus access is available again via university username and password. Direct on-campus access has remained unaffected throughout.
Off-campus access to the OSIRIS database is currently unavailable, due to technical problems affecting the authentication connection with the service. A notification has been added to the OSIRIS listing in Library OneSearch, alerting customers to this issue:
Off-campus access to the OSIRIS service is currently unavailable due to technical issues. The library will restore off-campus access to the service as soon as possible.
Due to an ongoing technical problem, off-campus requests to the OSIRIS service have been resolving (post-authentication) to the FAME interface (a separate resource provided on the same platform).
This issue has now been resolved, so that login requests resolve to the OSIRIS interface.
However, an automatic pop-up window launched for off-campus requests by the OSIRIS service would have caused a conflict with the way that Library OneSearch manages new window requests for databases – which would have rendered the resource inaccessible on some off-campus browsers. To overcome this problem, off-campus login requests to OSIRIS are routed through an interim page (in effect, one additional click) which ensures that OSIRIS new window requests launch normally.