IET Digital Library trial

We currently have a trial of IET Digital Library.

The IET Digital Library holds more than 190,000 technical papers from 1994 onwards for all IET journals, magazines, books, conference publications and seminar digests. Highly cited journals such as Electronics Letters are available alongside 24 research journal titles, The Journal of Engineering, the IET’s new open access journal, Micro & Nano Letters, the IET’s online only journal, the IET’s member magazine Engineering & Technology, plus seminar digests and conference publications.

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Scheduled downtime to the Taylor & Francis Online platform

Please be advised that some features on Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable on Monday 20th November, from 04:30 – 19:30 GMT. This is due to a scheduled update to the platform. You’ll still be able to search, browse and read our articles, but you won’t be able to register, edit your account, purchase content, or activate tokens or eprints during that period.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and our developers will be working as quickly as possible to deploy the release. If you have any queries during this period, please contact

Kanopy service unavailable (03/11) (Resolved)

Update (14:00): Access to the Kanopy system has been restored and users should no longer have issues in entering the database. If you continue to experience any problems with this resource please contact

Please be aware that the Kanopy video streaming service is currently inaccessible and users will receive an error message in trying to enter the database. This is a widespread issue which the suppliers are working to resolve as a matter of urgency. We will provide an update as soon as further information is known.

OpenAthens connectivity issues – 26/10/17 (Resolved)

Update: OpenAthens are reporting that these issues are now resolved and normal service has been resumed. If you continue to experience any connectivity problems please contact

Please be aware that there are currently widespread issues being experienced with the OpenAthens Single Sign-On Service which enables access to many of the University’s e-resources. As such, in the short term users may encounter difficulties in accessing some journal content via Summon and other portals. OpenAthens are investigating this problem, and will provide an update as soon as possible.

IEEE Xplore Maintenance

Due to scheduled maintenance, IEEE Xplore will be unavailable from 9:00 PM – 12:00 midnight EDT on Friday, 20 October (1:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC on Saturday, 21 October).

IEEE is committed to making business improvements to ensure our customers always have the best technical architecture available. This maintenance involves upgrades to the IEEE Xplore file storage environment. These upgrades will provide greater scalability and increased capacity for IEEE Xplore, and will enable us to better ensure system reliability and performance now and in the future.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we work to continually improve the IEEE Xplore experience for all of our subscribers

Problems accessing MyiLibrary e-books off-campus (resolved)

Some of our users are currently experiencing problems accessing MyiLibrary e-book titles off-campus. Links in summon take you to a MyiLibrary login page rather than to the e-book.

Unfortunately we do not have a work-around for this problem. We have contacted our supplier about the issue and are working with them to resolve this as soon as possible.

Nature Journals – Access Issues (resolved)

Please be aware that Nature journals are currently experiencing technical issues and the webpages for these resources may run noticeably slower than usual until further notice. All content should still be accessible, and the supplier is working to bring performance back to the usual speed, but if you experience any unforeseen difficulties please contact