Proquest downtime this weekend (includes RefWorks)


ProQuest will be undertaking maintenance of some of their products, including RefWorks, this weekend. 

Access to the following resources will not be available for up to 8 hours:

RefWorks, Art and Architecture Archive, British Periodicals, Country Life Archive‎, Design and Applied Arts Index, ERIC, International Newsstand, Periodicals Archives Online, PILOTS, Vogue Archive and Womens Wear Daily Archive, eBooks supplied by Proquest

See what time this maintenance window will occur in your region

We apologise for any inconvenience.

eBook access problems and workaround

We are currently experiencing problems with access to some eBooks on the UPSO (University Press Scholarship Online) platform when following the links from LibrarySearch e.g.

We are investigating the problem and will update once we know more.

While the problem is being looked into these books are all accessible on the UPSO platform and can be accessed by following these steps:

Go to the library’s database list

Locate the link for University Press Scholarship Online and follow it, logging in if prompted to do so

Search for the title of the book

Locate the book in the results and follow the link to access it

We apologise for the inconvenience this is causing and please contact the library ( if you have any queries.

Semester 2 reading lists and digitisations

As we head towards Semester 2 this is just a quick reminder for academic staff to send information about:

New reading lists

Updates to reading lists

Any journal articles or book chapters that need to be digitised

To and we will create/update the lists, place orders, digitise items for you etc. as quickly as possible.

Full details about the information we need, what can be digitised etc. can be found in our Reading List guide for staff.