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  • 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 services disruptions



Date: Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 February 2020

New Hunt’s House Library planned closure

New Hunt’s House, including the library, will be closed for essential maintenance from 06:00 on Saturday 15th until 18:00 on Sunday 16th February.

Please see our Opening Hours page for alternative study space options at our other libraries during this period. 

Date added: 12 November 2019


Date: Saturday 08 and Sunday 09 February 2020

Franklin-Wilkins Library planned closure

The Franklin-Wilkins building, including the library, will be closed for essential maintenance, from 06:00 on Saturday 8th until 18:00 on Sunday 9th February

Please see our Opening Hours page for alternative study space options at our other libraries during this period. 

Date added: 21 January 2020


Date: Monday 13 January

Library Enquiry Service in January

During January the Enquiry Service at The Maughan, Franklin-Wilkins, New Hunt’s House and the Weston Education Centre will start later than usual. Our Information Points will be open from 09:30-20:30 at these sites. 

Information on Opening Hours at all sites is available here

Date added: 10 January 2020  


 

Electronic resources issues


 

Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020 
Time: 17:00 - 20:00

Access and login to eresources - disruption

On 21st January between 5pm and 8pm an upgrade to the authentication system was performed.  This has caused some distuption to access to a few resources (Springer Nature, Croner-i among others).  If you continue to have trouble accessing the resources after 23 January please contact the IT Service Desk - 88888@kcl.ac.uk or 0207 848 8888

Date added: 23 January 2020


Date: Sunday 9 February 2020
Time: 03:00 - 09:00

Proquest product maintenance

ProQuest will be taking up to a six-hour maintenance window beginning Sunday, February 9 at 03:00 UTC (Universal Time) to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain reliability on many ProQuest products. During this maintenance window, many products will be temporarily unavailable. This includes

  • ProQuest databases
  • Chadwyck-Healey databases
  • Alexander Street databases
  • Ebook Central
  • ProQuest Syndetics Solutions
  • RefWorks

Date added: 14 January 2020 


 

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