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

ScienceDirect : Interruption to service

Elsevier ScienceDirect platform is currently experiencing an interruption to service for customers including University of Liverpool users. It is possible to search the platform but you may experience a loss of access to full text articles. Elsevier are aware of the issue and they are working to resolve it as soon as possible

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

DOWNTIME : Authentication to Library Resources

Access has been restored to library resources. Thanks for your patience

DOWNTIME : Authentication to Library Resources

We are currently experiencing problems authenticating to library resources. Computing Services are aware of the issue and they are working to resolve the problem. Check https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/csd/ for service updates