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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: Thursday 1 September 2016 until further notice

Weston Education Centre Library A0 Printer out of order

The A0 printer at the Weston Education Centre library is out of order. Until it is back in service, please use one of the other sites to print your posters:

  • Franklin-Wilkins Library
  • The Maughan Library

 Date added: 01 September 2016

Date: Saturday 01 April 2017

Time: 0800-1000


The Maughan Library


The Maughan Library building will be closed between 8.00am and 10.00am on Saturday 1st April 2017 for essential maintenance works


Date added: September 2016

Electronic resources

Date: Tuesday 24 January 2017
Time: 16.00
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 06 March 2017
Time: 14.25

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 March 2017

Date: Thursday 17 March 2017
Time: 11:56

Oxford University Press - Shibboleth login issues

Problems have been reported with Shibboleth access to OUP journals and Oxford Scholarship Online. The publisher is aware of the issue and is working to resolve it swiftly.  On campus access is unaffected.

Date added: 17 March 2017

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