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ProQuest platform – scheduled maintenance – 18 August 2018

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A routine maintenance period on the ProQuest platform is scheduled for Saturday 18 August 2018, between 15:00 and 23:00 (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:

  • EBook Central
  • RefWorks
  • Sydnetics 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
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Proquest Product maintenance – scheduled – Sunday 28 January 2018

A scheduled maintenance period for some Proquest products including ProQuest Central, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global and Refworks is due on Sunday 28 January 2017 between 3:00 and 11:00.

The provider has advised that these platforms will be unavailable during this time.

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New resource: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

Access to the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database has been enabled in Library OneSearch. This resource, which includes the full-text of graduate works added since 1997, and which has a global range, replaces the previous ProQuest Dissertations & Theses – UK and Ireland (ProQuest) database, which has been withdrawn from LOS. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global offers a collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global has been added to same database category assignments in LOS that the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses – UK and Ireland (ProQuest) service was assigned to, namely:

  • Accounting, Finance and Economics; Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting, Finance and Economics; Economics;
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering; Architecture;
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering; Civil and Structural Engineering;
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering; Furniture and Product Design;
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering; Interior Architecture and Design;
  • Art and Design; Fashion and Textiles;
  • Art and Design; Film, Television and Theatre Design;
  • Art and Design; Fine Arts and Decorative Arts;
  • Art and Design; Furniture and Product Design;
  • Art and Design; Graphics, Photography and Multimedia;
  • Art and Design; Images;
  • Business, Management and Marketing; Company and Industry;
  • Business, Management and Marketing; Human Resource Management;
  • Business, Management and Marketing; Marketing;
  • Criminology and Youth Justice; Criminology;
  • Criminology and Youth Justice; Youth Justice;
  • Education, Teacher Training, Childhood + Youth Studies; Childhood and Early Years;
  • Education, Teacher Training, Childhood + Youth Studies; Design and Technology Education;
  • Education, Teacher Training, Childhood + Youth Studies; Education and Teacher Training;
  • Education, Teacher Training, Childhood + Youth Studies; Images;
  • Education, Teacher Training, Childhood + Youth Studies; PE and Sports Education;
  • Education, Teacher Training, Childhood + Youth Studies; Youth Studies
  • Law; Corporate Law;
  • Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice;
  • Law; Employment Law;
  • Law; EU Resources;
  • Law; Family Law;
  • Law; Human Rights;
  • Law; Immigration Law;
  • Law; Intellectual Property;
  • Law; International Law;
  • Law; Medical and Mental Health Law;
  • Law; Research Methods;
  • Law; UK Case Law;
  • Law; UK Legislation;
  • Politics and International Studies; European Politics;
  • Politics and International Studies; Global Politics;
  • Politics and International Studies; Global Studies;
  • Politics and International Studies; International Relations;
  • Politics and International Studies; Political Ideologies;
  • Politics and International Studies; Research Methods;
  • Politics and International Studies; UK Politics;
  • Politics and International Studies; Utopias;
  • Property, Construction and Surveying; Building and Construction;
  • Property, Construction and Surveying; Property;
  • Property, Construction and Surveying; Surveying;
  • Psychology, Sociology and Counselling; Psychology and Counselling;
  • Psychology, Sociology and Counselling; Research Methods;
  • Psychology, Sociology and Counselling; Sociology;
  • Public Health; Environmental Management;
  • Public Health; Health and Safety;
  • Public Health; Public Health;
  • Public Health; Risk Management;
  • Social Work, Health and Social Care; Health and Social Care;
  • Social Work, Health and Social Care; Social Work;

Withdrawn Resource: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses – UK and Ireland

Access to the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses – UK and Ireland (ProQuest) service has been withdrawn from the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch. This database has been superseded by the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database which offers “a collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997.”

ProQuest maintenance alert – 12-13 March 2016

ProQuest have just announced a maintenance period for this weekend, to enable the “critical firmware updates” to be installed across its systems infrastructure.

The maintenance period will begin at 22:00 on Saturday 12 March 2016 and end at 03:00 on Sunday 13 March. During this period, the following services will be unavailable:

  • All databases on the search.proquest.com platform
  • RefWorks
  • Syndetics (‘Learn more about this book’ service in LOS)

Users attempting to access these products during the downtime will be re-directed to a web page explaining the scheduled maintenance period.