LibrarySearch Goes Live

LibrarySearch has replaced the old Library Catalogue in Portal, to provide one-stop searching for books, e-books, dvds/videos, articles, digital media, and more. Sign-in (linked to your network account – no need for barcode, PIN etc.) to request click and collect (without need to type in all the book details – LibrarySearch does that bit for […]

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Off-Campus SMTP mail service ends.

As part of our on-going programme of security enhancements, we have already made some changes to the way that email is accessed. Earlier in the year we began by blocking basic authentication. This meant that users were no longer able to access their University email via mail clients/applications that rely on basic authentication (i.e. clear-text username and password) over legacy (old) protocols such as […]

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Microsoft Mastered!

Thank you for joining us for our month-long Microsoft skills event for staff – Mastering Microsoft in May. Watch one of our training sessions The attendance levels at our training sessions have been phenomenal with a staggering 391 attendees across 6 training sessions. Thank you to everyone who attended and asked some brilliant questions along […]

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Meet our new intuitive ReadingLists system.

This summer sees the introduction of a new flexible and intuitive ReadingLists system enabling teaching staff to easily prepare, manage and share module reading lists.  The system is integrated with Canvas and a new Library management system to give immediate access to library resources, request material not in stock and reduce the need for emailing Word lists and the resulting bottlenecks […]

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Shibboleth Upgrade – Tuesday 25th May

On Tuesday 25th May Information Services will upgrade our Shibboleth authentication system, used to provide access to a wide range of internal and external services such as Canvas, RefWorks, UniDesk, and digital library resources. The upgrade will take place during our ‘at risk’ period of 07:30 to 08:30 on this date.    No downtime is anticipated, however, it is possible that access to […]

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Coming soon …. LibrarySearch.

Getting ready for the new academic year, we are introducing a new and improved way to search the Library. From the 7th of June ‘LibrarySearch’ will replace our old Library Catalogue giving one-stop searching for books, e-books, dvds/videos, articles, digital media, and more. LibrarySearch helps you to manage your research. Sign-in (linked to your usual […]

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