Wednesday, 17 July 2019

ProQuest Ebook Central - maintenance

To ensure their ebook platforms remain updated and secure, ProQuest will be performing maintenance on Ebook Central and LibCentral in July 2019.

This maintenance will take place Saturday, July 20 from 5.00pm to 8:00pm.


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Friday, 5 July 2019

Clinical Skills.net - Trial

The Library is currently providing access to the eResource Clinical Skills.net.  This is an online educational resource in the UK to support training and best practice in clinical skills! It’s currently used in around 100 NHS trusts, UK universities, councils, care homes, private healthcare providers and training organisations. Procedures covered include
• Adult Nursing 
• Children’s Nursing 
• HCA's 
• Primary Care 
• Moving and Handling

This resource is on trial until July 31st.

Have a look and tell us what you think of this resource by contacting your Academic Support Librarian.

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Thursday, 20 June 2019

AES Electronic Library - maintenance

We are currently experiencing an interruption of service to the online resource AES Electronic Library  We are liaising with the service providers and hope to have access restored as soon as possible.  In the meantime, we would like to apologise for any inconvenience.

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

ISURV - maintenance

The problems with access to ISURV have now been resolved.  If you experience any further difficulties, please contact us at library-eresources@salford.ac.uk.

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We are currently experiencing a loss of access to the ISURV resource.  The suppliers have been notified and we are hopeful of a resolution very soon.

Further updates will be provided as and when they are received.

In the meantime, the library would like to apologise for any inconvenience.

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Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Box of Broadcasts - maintenance


Box of Broadcasts is undergoing essential system maintenance between 07.00 and 09.00 Hrs. on Thursday 6 June. Please consider the service at risk during these times.

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Monday, 3 June 2019

Manchester Security, Conflict and Peace - new resource

The Library is now providing access to the Manchester Hive collection Manchester Security, Conflict and Peace.  This collection spans a range of disciplines including national and international law, human security, social and foreign policy, intelligence and national security policymaking, cybersecurity, counter-terrorism and peace studies.


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Factiva.com Trial

The Library is currently providing trial access to the eresource Factiva.com.  Dow Jones's Factiva.com is a premier business and general reference resource with a broad collection of sources that reach across disciplines from business and current events to communications and technology, politics, foreign policy, and more. Factiva.com combines more than 28,000 sources to give users access to premium content from 159 countries in 22 languages.

This resource is on trial until June 27th 2019.

Have a look and tell us what you think of this resource by contacting your Academic Support Librarian.

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Friday, 17 May 2019

Science Robotics - trial

The Library is currently providing access to the American Association for the Advancement of Science resource Science Robotics.  recent editorial describes the journal's goal to select the most groundbreaking advances in robotics across applications, systems, and scales of general interest to the robotics and research community.  

This resource is on trial until August 31st 2019.

Have a look and tell us what you think of this resource by contacting your Academic Support Librarian.

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Friday, 10 May 2019

International Nurses Day - May 12th

International Nurses Day (IND) is an international day observed around the world on May 12th (the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth) each year, to mark the contributions that nurses make to society. 

Nurses have an enormous amount of knowledge and many diverse skills they spend years perfecting and developing, all the time working in decidedly tough environments where extreme stress is just a part of the job. 

To celebrate this day, the Library would like top remind you of some of the excellent online resources we provide, including RCNi, (the Royal College of Nursing Publishing), the British Nursing IndexIntermid, Internurse and MA Healthcare and, of course, MEDLINE.

Don't forget to check Library Search for all of your Library needs.

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Friday, 3 May 2019

International Day of the Midwife - May 5th

Every year on May 5th, the International Day of the Midwife takes place. It was made official in 1992, when it was launched formally by the International Confederation of Midwives. Themes for the day have included healthy families, newborn babies, partnerships between midwives and mothers, and “leading the way with quality care”.

With respect to this, the Library would like to remind you of some of the excellent online resources we provide, including Intermid, Internurse and MA Healthcare, ProQuest's British Nursing Index and, of course, MEDLINE.

Don't forget to check Library Search for all of your Library needs.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

JSTOR Ebooks - maintenance

We are currently experiencing problems with access to eBooks on the  JSTOR platform.  We are liaising with the service provider and hope to resolve this problem in the very near future.

In the meantime, the library would like to apologise for any inconvenience.


Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Wiley Online Library - maintenance

The problems with access to Wiley Online Library resources have now been resolved. If you experience any further problems, please contact us at library-eresources@salford.ac.uk.

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We are currently experiencing problems with our access to all Wiley Online Library resources.  We have contacted the supplier to look into this problem as a matter of urgency.  Further updates will be provided as soon as we receive them.  In the meantime the library would like to apologise for any inconvenience.

Thursday, 18 April 2019

ProQuest maintenance - April 20th

To ensure their ebook platforms remain updated and secure, ProQuest will be performing maintenance on Ebook Central and LibCentral on Saturday April 20th 2019 between 5.00pm and 7.00pm.

Updates will be given nearer the time.

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Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Prosecuting the Holocaust - Trial

The Library is currently offering access to the British Online Archives resource Prosecuting the Holocaust: British Investigations into Nazi War Crimes 1944 to 1949.  

Drawn from the UK National Archives, this collection contains a wealth of information regarding the British government's efforts to investigate and prosecute Nazi crimes during the period 1944-1949. 

This resource is on trial until April 30th 2019.

Have a look and tell us what you think of this resource by contacting your Academic Support Librarian

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Monday, 8 April 2019

Screen Studies - Trial

The Library is currently providing access to the Bloomsbury resource Screen Studies.  Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform taking users from script to screen and beyond – offering a broad range of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber to support moving-image studies.  Content highlights include:-

  • An expanding range of iconic and contemporary screenplays
  • Coverage of works by leading film directors 
  • More than 230 critical and contextual eBooks
  • An illustrated timeline of cinema history
Have a look and tell us what you think of this resource by contacting your Academic Support Librarian.

This resource is on trial until May 16th 2019. 

Friday, 5 April 2019

World Health Day - April 7th

The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as other related organizations.
It is seen as an opportunity to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year.

To celebrate this, don't forget that the Library provides access to many excellent health-related resources including, from EBSCO, Medline, ProQuest's British Nursing Index and Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy  As well as these databases , we also offer many excellent eJournals, such as the Journal of Environmental Health, Ovid's Medicine and, of course, the British Medical Journal.

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Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Box of Broadcasts - maintenance

Box of Broadcasts is undergoing scheduled system maintenance between 7:00 and 9:00 hrs. on Thursday 4 April. Please consider the service at risk during these times.

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Thursday, 21 March 2019

Dictionary of Family Names - Trial

The Library is currently offering access to the eResource the Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland.  This huge new dictionary is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK, covering English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. It includes every surname that currently has more than 100 bearers, and those that had more than 20 bearers in the 1881 census.

Have a look and tell us what you think of this resource by contacting your Academic Support Librarian.

This resource is on trial until April 19th 2019.

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World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March, and was declared by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1999. Its purpose is to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world and, as the original UNESCO declaration says, to "give fresh recognition and impetus to national, regional and international poetry movements".

To celebrate this day, the Library would like to remind you of some our fantastic online resources including, from ProQuest, the Literature and Language Database and, on its new platform, Literature Online.  And, of course, we have many excellent eJournals, such as ProQuest's Poetry and, from Taylor and Francis, the Journal of Poetry Therapy.

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Monday, 18 March 2019

Literature Online - new platform

Literature Online has now migrated to the main ProQuest platform, to be consistent with our many other excellent resources on that platform. Literature Online is the leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It is a fully integrated service that combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources. 

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