OpenAthens Tests

Your Library and Learning Resources (L&LR) team will be testing OpenAthens, one of our methods of authenticating your access to our eResources on:

  • Thursday 17th October 8am to 9am
  • Thursday 24th October 8am to 9am

During the tests when you access L&LR eResources using OpenAthens you will be  presented with the following screen:

Click on BCU API for access to eResources during the tests

For access to our eResources please choose the option labelled BCU API.

OpenAthens Tests

Your Library and Learning Resources (L&LR) team will be testing OpenAthens, one of our methods of authenticating your access to our eResources on:

  • Wednesday 21st August 8am to 9am
  • Tuesday 27th August 8am to 9am
  • Friday 30th August 8am to 9am

During the tests when you access a L&LR eResource using OpenAthens you will be  presented with the following screen:

Click on BCU API for access to eResources during the tests

For access to our eResources please choose the option labelled BCU API.

VLeBooks new online eBook reader

During the summer Askew & Holts will be introducing a new online eBook reader for their VLeBooks platform. If you have used this platform to add eBooks to bookshelves or made notes within an eBook, unfortunately this information will not be migrated over to their new online reader.

However, if you want to preserve the contents of your bookshelves and notes you have up until 12th July 2019 to do so. Please continue reading for advice on your next steps…

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Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions

Library and Learning Resources run an online Library Help service which includes a section for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  What are our most popular FAQs?

  1. How do I book a study room in the Library?

We’ve got a number of individual and group study rooms in both Curzon and Kenrick Libraries.  If you need a quiet place to study, or if you’re working as a group, these rooms are ideal for you.  They get booked up quickly so make sure you reserve your space.

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