ProQuest down for maintenance: Sun 19 August 3am – 11am

wrench_03On Sunday 19th August between 3am and 11am, the following ProQuest services will not be available due to system maintenance:

Ebooks via the Ebook Central platform (formerly the MyiLibrary platform)

The following ProQuest databases will also be unavailable:

  • ASSIA database
  • BNI (British Nursing Index)
  • ProQuest Hospital Collection (NHS only)
  • PsycArticles (NHS only)

We apologise for any inconvenience that may be cause while ProQuest carry out these maintenance works.

Zetoc Maintenance – Tues 2 Dec, 9 – 10 am. Service at risk until 12.00 noon.

wrench_03Please be advised that critical maintenance is required for the Zetoc Oracle database, this will take place beginning on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:00am.

While it is expected that this may be completed in an hour, the Zetoc Service should be considered at risk until 12.00 noon and availability of the service database functionality may be intermittent during this period.

Zetoc apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Endnote and ResearcherID Maintenance Alert – Sunday 22 June 2am-5pm

wrench_03Please be advised that Thomson Reuters will be performing infrastructure maintenance to EndNote online services and applications, including Researcher ID.

From: Sunday 22 June 02:00 BST (01:00 GMT)

To: Sunday 22 June 2014 17:00 BST (16:00 GMT).

Please expect a complete outage to EndNote online services and applications, including ResearcherID,  during this time.
. Thomson Reuters would like to apologise for any interruption this may cause.


Limited Hot Water Supply on Saturday 18 January

Due to essential repairs required on the HWS system serving Hunter Wing, an isolation of the water supply is required. The isolation will take place on Saturday 18th January 2014 from 06:00 hours and will be reinstated that same day at 18:00 hours.

During the period of isolation, there will only be a limited amount of hot water services available within Hunter Wing, Jenner Wing ‘D’ Block and a small section of Grosvenor Wing. Whilst the work is being undertaken there will be a site presence of Cofely Engineering staff that can be contactable from the attached list below.

Estates & Facilities apologise for any inconvenience caused whilst these works are carried out.