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Saturday 25 March brief interruption to externally hosted online services

Published: 17 March 2017

Access to externally hosted e-journals, e-books and bibliographic databases will be briefly unavailable on Saturday 25 March 2017 due to an upgrade.

There will be no access to externally hosted online services that require users to log in using a University username and password for approximately 15 minutes on Saturday 25 March 2017.

Services affected include:

  1. bibliographic databases
  2. e-journals
  3. e-books
  4. BoB National and
  5. Lynda.com

We cannot specify the start time of the interruption, but it will last just 15 minutes and will be completed by 16:00.

This work is being carried out to upgrade the login software to improve security and provide bug fixes.  Following the upgrade you will be able to log in as usual and you will notice a new and improved login page.

This work is taking place during a University approved maintenance weekend.  Apologies for the disruption.

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