Wednesday, 13 February 2019

RefWorks downtime Thursday February 14th, 0300-0400

We've been warned of downtime for RefWorks, both original and new versions, on Thursday 14th February, from 0300 for approximately an hour.

Monday, 4 February 2019

DISCOVER top searches January 2019

These are the top searches in DISCOVER last month:


NewsBank special reports - February


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.

February Topics
  • Black History Month
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • World Health - National Heart Month
  • Film and TV Awards
  • World Politics and Government

Additional featured Reports covering current issues and events
  • Education Around the World
  • Mental Health
  • World Environment
  • World Economics
  • Natural Disasters


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.


This video shows you how to find Special Reports, what they are and how they can be used.  http://newsbank.com/videos/how-find-use-special-reports





Thursday, 31 January 2019

Emerald platform maintenance Tuesday 5th February

We've been notified of maintenance on the Emerald ejournal and ebook platform Tuesday 5th February from 8am to 8pm. We are not expecting downtime, but some features will be unavailable, including Search and personalised accounts.


Sunday, 27 January 2019

MyBedsLife - your new portal and mobile app

University of Bedfordshire is launching MyBedsLife, a student portal and mobile app bringing together the information you need including BREO, SID Online, student email and library resources.



Thursday, 24 January 2019

Dawsonera ebooks downtime, 26th January 11pm-3am

We've been warned of planned downtime for our Dawsonera ebooks starting at 11pm on Saturday 26th January and finishing at 3am on Sunday 27th.