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Known Issues with Electronic Resources

VLeBooks - download issue with some e-books

After downloading an e-book from VLeBooks (in the acsm file format), some files then display an “Unable to download” error in Adobe Digital Editions. VLeBooks are aware of the issue and can fix it on a case-by-case basis. Please let the Library know if you encounter this problem.

Added by GF on 02/02/2024

Embase - find citing articles function

The “Find citing articles” function in Embase is currently not working, and returns the error “You have entered an invalid index name: ‘rf’. Please try again”. Ovid are aware, and are currently seeking a solution for the problem.

Added by GF on 02/02/2024

British Library outage

The British Library continues to experience a major technology outage as a result of a cyber-attack which is affecting their website, online system and services. They have now released a searchable online version of their main catalogue, which contains the majority of their printed collections as well as some freely available online resources, but not everything is included. A temporary website outlines the services currently available:

Added by GF on 05/01/2024