Friday, 14 May 2021

Problem with links into DISCOVER

We are having some trouble with links to items in DISCOVER, showing a message that no results were found. We are working to get this fixed as soon as possible.

EBSCOhost databases problem fixed

The problem searching EBSCOhost databases is now fixed. If you have any further trouble please email us at

Problem with EBSCOhost databases

We are currently having a problem with searches in EBSCOhost databases. This has been reported - in the meantime please try your search in DISCOVER instead.

Thursday, 6 May 2021

Web of Science withdraws support for Internet Explorer

We've been warned that Web of Science will be removing support for Internet Explorer 11 on May 31, 2021. If you are currently using Internet Explorer 11 to access Web of Science, you will need to switch to another browser.

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Top searches in DISCOVER April 2021

 Here are the top DISCOVER searches from the last month:

Tip - if you want to use Westlaw, it's a lot quicker to use the link in the library catalogue than to search for it in DISCOVER.

NewsBank special reports May 2021

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. 

May Topics
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
National Military Appreciation Month
National Mental Health Month
World Health - Coronavirus
Film and TV Awards

Additional featured Reports covering current issues and events
Space Exploration
World Politics and Government
World Economics
World Environment
Natural Disasters
Science and Health in the News

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.

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Problem accessing library resources fixed

 Login to library resources such as DISCOVER and ebooks is now back to normal.

Please let us know if you have any further problems.