ProQuest Ebook Central

June 6, 2018 by

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 by

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.

Discover@Bolton problem for off-campus users

May 14, 2018 by

There appear to be some problems accessing Discover@Bolton.

Sorry if you are getting the website “not secure” error page – it has been reported.

We have recently updated our security certificates, and if you see this message, clear your cache and try again.

Scheduled maintenance for Taylor & Francis Online

May 11, 2018 by

Some functionality on Taylor & Francis Online will be unavailable between 04.30 and approximately 16.30 BST on Tuesday 15 May.

Users will still be able to search, browse and read articles on Taylor & Francis Online, but some services may be temporarily affected.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

MyiLibrary moves to ProQuest Ebook Central

May 1, 2018 by

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.

Scheduled maintenance for ProQuest Ebook Central

April 19, 2018 by

ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable for five hours on Sunday 22nd April 2018 from 3.oo a.m. to 8.00 a.m. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Taylor and Francis journals available again

April 13, 2018 by

Happy Friday! The problems we were experiencing with Taylor and Francis journals have been resolved, and you should now be able to access articles as normal.

Taylor and Francis journals currently unavailable

April 12, 2018 by

Due to a technical issue, we currently have no access to Taylor and Francis journals. We are working to reinstate access as soon as possible, and apologise for the inconvenience.

New platform for Wiley

March 19, 2018 by

Over the weekend, Wiley has upgraded their platform so you may find that it looks a little different. If you encounter any problems, or something doesn’t work in the way you’d expect, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Subject Help Desk.

In celebration of British Science Week: British Standards Online

March 15, 2018 by

The fourth in our series of blog posts to celebrate British Science Week presents British Standards Online (BSOL). The concept of a standard is really quite simple: they define best practice. Created by experts, they can come in different forms from a set of definitions to strict regulations that must be adhered to. BSOL is a database that provides access to the text of standards; search for the required standard. The development portal linked to from BSOL includes information on how standards are actually made. Need information about a standard? Then this is truly the only place to look!