Monday, September 25, 2017

How do you do your study or research?

Help us improve your Library service.  Tell us how you research, or research your assignments, in this extremely short survey:

https://liverpool.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/uolux2017

NB. this survey is anonymous.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Access to New Scientist

Access to New Scientist via the publisher's site is experiencing some problems. In the meantime you can access New Scientist on campus by going directly to https://www.newscientist.com/issues/   

Off campus you can use apps anywhere to access the above link


Monday, September 04, 2017

TRIAL: Ghana & Togo under Colonial Rule, in Government Reports 1843-1957

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Ghana & Togo under Colonial Rule, in Government Reports 1843-1957 until 3rd October 2017. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

Annual departmental reports relating to the Gold Coast and Togoland, 1843-1957 contains 11 volumes providing reports and statistics for such areas as: administration, finance, judiciary, police and prisons, natural resources, social services and more. The reports provide data and insights which help us to consider the significant cultural changes of the nineteenth century.

After trying this resource please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments. Do get in touch, we really want to know what you think about this resource.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

DOWNTIME: Proquest eBooks: EBL &eBook Central

Proquest will be conducting further essential maintenance on their EBL and eBook Central platform on Saturday 26th August 6pm to 8pm. The platform will be unavailable during this time.

New resource: Statista

Statista is a statistics portal that provides data on over 80,000 topics including consumer goods, technology, the internet, travel and tourism.  Although primarily aimed at students in the Management School, it will be useful for anyone trying to find data or statistics. All statistics, infographics and reports can be downloaded in a variety of formats including PNG, PDF and PPT and include citation guidance  

How do you do your study or research?

Help us improve your Library service.  Tell us how you research, or research your assignments, in this extremely short survey:

https://liverpool.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/uolux2017

NB. this survey is anonymous.

Monday, August 21, 2017

DOWNTIME: Lexis Nexis

Lexis Nexis will be undertaking essential  maintenance to their platform between 05.00 BST Saturday 26th August and 19.00 BST Sunday 27th August. The platform to be unavailable to our users between these times. Lexis Nexis apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Access to ScienceDirect: restored

UPDATE (10.38am 18/8/17):

Access to www.sciencedirect.com is working normally.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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ORIGINAL MESSAGE (17/8/17):

Access to www.sciencedirect.com is currently being affected by a publisher block, related to systematic / excessive downloading by a University of Liverpool member, contrary to licence conditions.

We are in the process of resolving this issue, and hope to restore normal access shortly.

In the meantime, you can access sciencedirect on campus by going directly to http://www.sciencedirect.com

Off campus, you can use apps anywhere to access the above link.

Click here for ore information on the acceptable use policy for online resources.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Expanded resource: Mintel

The Leisure & Entertainment module has been added to our Mintel subscription. Mintel provides online access to market and industry reports, information on product launches, economic and demographic information

Monday, August 14, 2017

Planned Maintenance: Box of Broadcasts (BoB) Weds 16 Aug

 BoB will undergo scheduled maintenance this Wednesday, 16 August 2017 and should be considered at risk between 09:30 and 15:00 BST

During these hours, BoB users may be unable to access the site and will instead see our temporary maintenance page. Please keep an eye on status.learningonscreen.ac.uk for system status updates. 


We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Friday, August 11, 2017

DOWNTIME: Box of Broadcasts (BoB) Sunday 13th Aug

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) will be undergoing platform maintenance on Sunday 13th August between 10am and 2pm BST. This is to fix an issue with programmes being incorrectly marked "unavailable". Check status.learningonscreen.ac.uk for system status updates

SPIE Digital Library platform migration

SPIE Digital Library will be undergoing migration to a new platform. This is expected to take place on 15th August around 3pm BST and measures have been put in place to try to ensure access is not disrupted, however access to SPIE Digital Library should be considered at risk during the platform migration

Planned Downtime: Proquest eBook Central Saturday 12th August

A reminder that Proquest eBook Central will undergo planned maintenance on Saturday 12th August between 6pm and 9pm BST. Services and content on the Proquest eBook platform will be unavailable during this time.

Monday, August 07, 2017

Planned Downtime: Proquest eBook Central

Proquest eBook Central will undergo planned maintenance on Saturday 12th August between 6pm and 9pm BST. Services and content on the Proquest eBook platform will be unavailable during this time.

Friday, August 04, 2017

ScienceDirect: Access restored

Access to the ScienceDirect platform has been restored. Thanks for your patience while Elsevier resolved this problem