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ProQuest scheduled maintenance

August 17, 2018

ProQuest are carrying out upgrades to their platforms from midday on Saturday 18 August to 5pm on Sunday 19 August. This may affect Ebook Central, Refworks, ProQuest Central and other ProQuest journals accessible via Discover@Bolton. Access to these services may be affected during this period. Apologies for any inconvenience.


Taylor and Francis accessed restored

August 13, 2018

A nice positive start to the week. Taylor and Francis have fixed their technical problems and full-text content is now available again.

Taylor & Francis article access

August 10, 2018

Taylor and Francis seem to be having some technical problems this morning. Clicking on an article link brings up an error message. The problem is affecting all Taylor and Francis customers. The work around until they fix it, is to click on the journal title, navigate to the article you require and open the PDF. Hopefully this will be resolved soon.

ProQuest Ebook Central

June 6, 2018

A few weeks ago we mentioned that our MyiLibrary ebook collection had become part of the ProQuest Ebook Central collection. If you have any problems accessing the former MyiLibrary titles via the library catalogue, please go direct to ProQuest Ebook Central and search for the title there.



Emerald journals scheduled downtime

May 21, 2018

Emerald Publishing has notified us of some essential maintenance they need to carry out on their website. As a result Emerald journals will be unavailable from 8am on Tuesday 22 May 2018 for up to 12 hours. Apologies for any inconvenience.

MyiLibrary moves to ProQuest Ebook Central

May 1, 2018

Our MyiLibrary ebook collection has moved into ProQuest Ebook Central.  You can access the ebooks in the usual way, through Discover@bolton, the library catalogue, Reading Lists Online, your subject guide or via ProQuest Ebook Central on the A-Z databases list. Our ProQuest Ebook Central collection now offers access to over 130,000 ebooks.

ProQuest Ebook Central unavailable due to essential maintenance on 20th January

January 19, 2018

Due to essential maintenance, ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable from 6.00 p.m. on Saturday 20th January for six hours.

MyiLibrary is working again

January 3, 2018

Season’s greetings from the electronic resources blog

December 19, 2017

Amazing to think that we are so very near to the end of 2017: where has this year gone!

If you are studying over the break don’t forget that our range of electronic resources is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week from wherever you have an Internet connection. Access our resources from your Subject Guides.


Issues with MyiLibrary

February 22, 2017

It never rains… There are problems accessing ebooks from MyiLibrary at the moment. This problem is affecting all users and the supplier is working to resolve the problem as soon as possible.