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Here’s the plan for Easter opening April 15, 2014

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Student Dissertation Binding April 15, 2014

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Student Dissertation Binding this year:

The service runs from Monday 14th April till 1st May 10.00am-4.30pm, Monday-Friday (not running Good Friday or Easter Monday).
The service will operate from PN 1014 in the Peirson Study & Guidance Centre.
Pay for binding at Firstpoint and then take the receipted form up to PN1014 where your work will be bound whilst you wait.
£2.50 per copy.

Dissertations will be fastback bound with a blue or black back cover and a clear acetate front cover.

For the last 3 days of this time period we have been unable to secure the Upper Tower room with Timetabling so we will likely be operating from somewhere in the Firstpoint Foyer on those days. Appropriate signage will be placed on the Upper Tower room doors during those days to avoid confusion.

No Eduroam Wireless Network today until 9.30am March 26, 2014

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Untitled-3Today – Wednesday 26th March the Eduroam wireless service will not be working between 8:30-9:30am on the St John’s Campus, all other sites will be unaffected.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Accessing Summon at The Hive? March 18, 2014

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If you’re using Summon at The Hive, you’ll find there’s a glitch with this service at the moment. All University online resources are still available. You can get to the online resources via the list in your subject guide in LibGuides (libguides.worc.ac.uk). If you go to the Library Catalogue via the Student Portal you can use the Library Catalogue search box to track down books/ebooks or find ejournals via the Eresources link under the catalogue search box.
We’ll let you know when Summon’s fixed, but in the meantime this should get you around the problem.

Summon is having a wobble March 5, 2014

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Hello everyone. Summon is having a bad day. We’ve reported it to our providers and they are moving heaven and earth to restore the service for you. It’s not just us: several other institutions have reported problems, so at least we’re not being picked on!

Get Your Software Here… February 25, 2014

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Software WebStore for University Staff and Students
The University’s software site licences now include the facility to make a range of popular software available to current University staff and students for personal home use, either completely free of charge or heavily discounted over retail pricing.
The store is now live and can be accessed via the Staff and Student Portal by logging in as normal with your University of Worcester credentials http://worc.ac.onthehub.com
For details of eligibility, benefits, licensing and support http://www.worc.ac.uk/ils/documents/WebStore_Software_Benefits_for_Staff_and_Students_v2.pdf
How good it that!

ICT Maintenance on Friday 21st February 19, 2014

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We require a small period of time to carry out some important maintenance work on the University wireless service.
This work will take place between 06:00 and 08:00 on Friday 21st February, therefore wireless services will be unavailable at St Johns Campus, Riverside, Arena and the Garage.
The Hive and City Campus are not affected.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Database maintenance on Sunday 16th February 11, 2014

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Web of Science Maintenance – Sunday 16 Feb 11.30 – 17.30. Intermittent access.

Please be advised that scheduled maintenance for ‘Web of Science’ will begin on Sunday February 16th at 11:30 and end by 17:30.
During this time, Web of Science may not be available intermittently.
We apologise for any interruption this may cause.

Can’t find that book? Need a PC or Mac? We’ll let you in on a secret… January 21, 2014

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15 ILS secrets
If you want 24/7 access to Macs & PCs, an elusive library book, a PC waiting for you at The Hive, or just complete silence… we’ve got them all.
Have a look at the image above and it’ll let you into a few secrets about getting what you want, when you want it.
Actually we haven’t been keeping any secrets, but we know you’re busy and it may be that you just haven’t noticed some of the ways you can access resources to help you to get that great grade, and make life a bit easier in the process.

Cambridge Companions Online and the Shakespeare Survey January 14, 2014

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HUGE apologies to all those of you who are trying to access Cambridge Companions Online and the Shakespeare Survey. Access to this is temporarily unavailable but we’re in touch with the supplier and hope to have it back for you very soon.


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