Access Issues with BoB (Box of Broadcasts)

We have received the following notice from BoB (Box of Broadcasts) providers regarding current access issues.

“We are currently experiencing an issue with our network at our data center affecting access to Learning on Screen services. We have received notification from JANET that they are working to restore all connections affected (Leeds and Slough) by an update to their firewalls. We will update you when this has been resolved.

For updates, please visit the Learning on Screen website status page:

We advise you visit the Status page (link above) before trying to access BoB.

Current Problems accessing/using

We have been informed that there is currently access/usage issues with

We are liaising with the provider and relevant support teams to investigate the problem and correct it as soon as possible.

We will announce via the blog when access/usage has been restored.

Thank you for your patience and apologies for any inconvenience.

Emerald Insight Scheduled Maintenance

Emerald Insight will be undergoing maintenance on Tuesday 5th February, beginning at 8am and lasting for up to 12 hours.

During this time the site will be placed into ‘read-only’ mode, making the following functionality unavailable for the duration of the maintenance:

  • Adding publications as favourites
  • Alert subscriptions
  • Any changes to ‘My Account’/’Institutional Account’
  • Registration
  • Search

Should you access the website during this time, you will receive a notification that the site functionality is temporarily unavailable within your browser.

Disruption to Services on 17/Dec/2018

Computing & Library Services will be updating the University’s network firewalls on Monday 17th December 2018 between 18:00 and 24:00.

During this time there will be no Internet access available on campus. Websites or services that reside at the University will be not be externally available.

If possible service will be restored before 24:00.

Internet access via Wi-Fi will be available through WiFi_Guest, but not via Uni_WiFi or Eduroam.

Whilst the above work is taking place, access to the library’s resources will be affected, including:

  • library web pages
  • library account
  • authentication to e-resources
  • reading lists

We apologise in advance for the inconvenience caused by this essential work.

Planned Maintenance on 15/Dec/2018

As part of planned server maintenance by the Library Systems Team on Saturday 15th December 2018, it is likely there will be short periods of disruption to the following services:

  • Reading List software
  • Library Room Booking

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused and will endeavour to minimise the disruption.

Please also be aware that IT Services will also be carry out planned regular maintenance to other services throughout the day.