Eresource Access and Library System Problems


We are currently aware of reported problems or planned maintenance on the following services:


Dawsonera E-books
Dawsonera will be unavailable on Thursday 25th August between 07:30am - 08:00am due to essential platform maintenance. Dawsonera will be offline during this time and you should ensure you have downloaded and opened any ebooks you need access to before this outage occurs. It will not be possible to read titles which have been downloaded but not opened before the outage period. (reported 23/08/2016)

Box of Broadcasts
During August Box of Broadcasts are upgrading their system to include new functionality such as better programme coverage, detailed citation and previewing of clips. To enable this to happen, during August you won't be able to access your saved clips and playlists (these will be accessible again in September), and you may not be able to access some archive content which was broadcast before 1st July 2016. (reported 22/07/2016)

JISC MediaHub
From 01/09/2016 JISC MediaHub will no longer be available. From this date all multimedia content will start to be moved to MediaPlus. Whilst this transition takes place (expected to last September - October 2016) you may find that not all resources are always available. As an interim measure MediaPlus are making two new resources available during September and October 2016, these are World Newsreels Online and World History in Video. Teachers' TV will also be made available for the duration of Newman's subscription to this resource. (reported 28/07/2016)

OpenAthens maintenance
OpenAthens will be undergoing mantenance at the following times:
Thursday 25/08/2016 - 07:00-09:00am
You may experience problems in getting into e-resources using OpenAthens during these time periods.


Library System: