We are sorry to report that there is currently a problem accessing and searching Library SmartSearch and other databases provided by EBSCO. This has been reported to the supplier for a resolution. In the meantime you can use the following links:
(Please note at present none of the EBSCO databases on this list such as Business Source Complete will work)
We will let you know when the problem is resolved, if you have any queries please email email@example.com
Update to Problems with Library SmartSearch and other EBSCO databases
We have been informed that the problem with Library SmartSearch and EBSCO databases access has now been resolved and you should now be able to use them without a problem. If you are still having problems please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately there is currently an access problem with Keynote reports. We are investigating this and hope it will be accessible again soon. Please check the Marketing Libguide for alternative market research sources. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.
The Library is closed from Friday 3 April until Tuesday 7 April inclusive for the vacation period. The Library re-opens at 08:00 on Wednesday 8 April.
Please can you return any Library books that you don't need during the vacation period by their due date or by 13:00 on Thursday 2 April at the latest.
From today 27 March 7 day loan books will be issued until Wednesday 8 April.
Please remember to renew your books via your Library Record when your books are due, and / or from the 8 April.
However, if your book gets recalled from 27 March onwards, then it will be due back on Wednesday 8 April and you will not be able to renew it.
Please be prepared to return your book on the due date, either in person or by post. We do not recommend:
leaving Library books locked away in residences or your accommodation
taking Library books abroad
Library fines will still apply and you might not be able to renew if someone has reserved the book.
You can return books by post if you are away from the University to:
Public Services Co-ordinator
note: fines of £3.50 per day are charged for overdue books which have
been reserved by someone else. However, charges do not apply on the
days that the Library is closed from Friday 3 April to Tuesday 7 April inclusive.
**Now resolved** The Find it @ Aston service is now working again as of 6pm on Monday 16th March. Apologies for the inconvenience this caused.
The Journals A-Z and the Find it @ Aston service will be unavailable on Saturday 14th March from 1pm until 1am while the suppliers perform essential maintenance. During this time, we suggest that you use LibGuides to help with your research and get subject-specific guidance. The Databases A-Z will link you to full-text databases where you will be able to access journal articles on your topic.