Friday, 20 April 2018

Web of Science Scheduled Maintenance and Upgrade - Saturday 21 April 2018 1pm-1am

Please be advised that Web of Science is undergoing scheduled maintenance on Saturday 21 April from 1.00pm BST to Sunday 22 April 01.00am BST. Clarivate Analytics advise that during this time access may be intermittent and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Maintenance window = Saturday 21 April 1.00pm BST to Sunday 22 April 1.00am BST.

At this time there will be an upgrade to Web of Science.  For a summary of the new features (including screenshots) please view the Web of Science New Features - April 2018 video at

Thursday, 19 April 2018

DISCOVER mobile access

DISCOVER (and other EBSCO databases) has just been refreshed to make it easier to access on your mobile device.

In an effort to improve and enhance the user experience, several of our core products now offer a fully responsive web experience. At first glance you will notice larger buttons, bigger text links and more white space. This allows for easier navigation on a smaller screen, while allowing us to provide a cleaner, more modern look.
With this update, users are now able to access content from their mobile devices with the same features and functionality available to them on desktop computers. Simply log in to DISCOVER  or EBSCO databases from any device.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

NewsBank special reports - April 2018

NewsBank’s Special Reports are news articles, images, maps and other useful content grouped for convenience under specific topics and themes. They enable users to quickly locate information while helping them gain better insight into current global issues and events.

Following is a listing of ones that may be of particular interest at this time.

April Topics
National Poetry Month
World Environment - Earth Day
World Economics - Financial Literacy Month
Mental Health - Autism Awareness Month

Additional featured Reports covering current issues and events
School and Campus Security
World Health
World Terrorism and Conflict
World Politics and Government

Each Special Report features current and retrospective coverage with new articles added daily.  There are over 60 Reports to be sure the information you need is always available.

Special Reports are easily accessible from the left side bar on your online resource menu page, on search screens and the Other NewsBank Products link in full-text newspaper products.

This video shows you how to find Special Reports, what they are and how they can be used.