Maintenance work affecting ProQuest

From 7.00pm on Saturday 29 July to 3.59am on Sunday 30 July, some ProQuest e-resources will be unavailable due to maintenance work.  Web-based users will be redirected to a webpage stating the planned maintenance times. 

Maintenance work affecting Library services

IT Services will be undertaking essential maintenance work on the morning of Thursday 20 July and Tuesday 25 July between 08.00 and midday. The following Library services will be unavailable:

Thursday 20th July

  • Get It! and the eJournals Catalogue

Tuesday 25 July

  • My Library Account, and the ability to renew or reserve printed resources
  • Location and availability information of printed resources via Library Search
  • Inter-Library Loan requests
  • Use of self issue machines

Please note that Library Search will continue to operate during these times.

New Library Search

Library Search is being redesigned with a fresh, modern interface, one that is responsive to mobile devices; a beta version is now available for you to try. We will continue to tweak the design and functionality during the summer, though in the meantime if you have any comments about the new design please send them to:

Library lending: are you ready for the change?

A number of changes to the lending of library materials are being implemented that will improve your experience of borrowing and renewing items and make it easier for you to manage your library account.

Further details about the changes are available.

Library lending changes

To improve your experience of borrowing and renewing items we have recently implemented a number of changes to the lending of library materials.

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