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Library Services Alerts

  • This page is used to inform you of any disruptions to the services we provide.
  • For the latest  IT service updates please see the IT System Updates webpage.

Physical resources 

Date: Saturday 17 June 2017

Printing and Student Computers unavailable at the WEC & IoPPN Libraries between 08.30 and 13.00

The printing service and student computers will be unavailable between 08.30 and 13.00 due to an essential upgrade to the local IT infrastructure. During this time, the nearest student computers and printers are located in the Franklin-Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus.

 Date added: 01 June 2017

Date: Sunday 25 June 2017

Building Closure

Franklin-Wilkins will be closed during the day on Sunday 25 June. You will be able to access the Franklin-Wilkins library from 18.00 until 01.00 on this day.

Date added 09 June 2017

Electronic resources

Date: Tuesday 24 January 2017
 Ovid - on and off campus access

For access to Ovid on campus, please use the following link to login:

Off campus users have 2 options:

  1. Log in via Shibboleth and wait until the Ovid Shibboleth logging in page loads (50 seconds to 2-3 minutes)
  2. Log in via the King’s remote app and then access from A-Z list of databases

Date added: 01 September 2016

Date: Monday 03 April 2017

Taylor & Francis - Shibboleth login issues

Problems have been reported with Shibboleth access to Taylor & Francis journals. The publisher has been contacted and is working to resolve it the problem. On campus access is unaffected.

Date added: 03 April 2017

Date: Thursday 06 April 2017

Springer Nature journals - Shibboleth login issues 

 There are current issues with remote access to Springer Nature journals. We are liaising with the publisher to have the problem resolved as soon as possible.  On campus access continues to work as normal

Date added: 06 April 2017

Date: Sunday 25 June 2017
Time: 02.00 am

Library Search (Primo) - downtime

Due to routine maintenance of Library Search the service will be unavailable for a short time just after 2 am. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

The Library catalogue will not be affected.

Date added: 20 June 2017

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