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Users of Box of Broadcasts (BoB) should note that this service will be unavailable from 11-13 June as a result of essential maintenance being conducted on the resource.
BoB have informed us that “programmes broadcast during the down period will be available retrospectively for most channels”, meaning that you should still be able to request and access the content you need after the down period.
If anyone has any questions, you can contact us at , or you can contact BoB directly via .
The university now has access to the SAGE Business Cases database. The resource provides full-text access to over 2,500 business case studies, covering a wide range of topics and industries, as well as leading global brands and companies.
Subjects covered include;
Corporate social responsibility
Human resource management
Cases are of varying lengths and are provided at a range of ‘levels’.
You can access SAGE Business Cases via the A-Z Databases list. It is currently highlighted in the ‘New / Trial Databases’ section on the right of the page.
If you have any questions about the database, you can contact .
Users of PI Navigator, our global company filings database, will notice some changes when next accessing the database. The database in its original form is being retired and we have now been transferred to the newly upgraded Filings Expertdatabase.
Filings Expert retains and builds upon many of the features of PI Navigator, and offers a much improved user interface and more advanced search functionality.
Like PI Navigator, Filings Expert offers access to global public company disclosures for over 60,000 companies; providing investor presentations, annual reports, SEC filings and more; including searchable equity, debt and M&A transaction documents.
You can access the upgraded PI Navigator / Filings Expert resource via the A-Z Databases list. It is currently highlighted in the ‘New / Trial Databases’ section on the right of the page.
Within the resource, you can access a range of support materials to help navigate the new interface. Simply select the ‘Options’ tab at the top of the page, and choose ‘Help’.
If you have any questions about the changes to the database, please feel free to contact .
Our self-service machines have been identified as being at high risk of a malware infection. As a result they will be out of use 26th – 29th April. There will be no overnight borrowing during this period.
Staff can issue books from the enquiry point on Level 0 of the Forum library 8.00am – 8.00pm including this weekend. Books can be returned via the drop boxes at Forum, St Luke’s and Old Library.
We apologise for the inconvenience whilst this essential work takes place.
If we can assist in any way please get in touch by emailing or phoning between 8.00am and 8.00pm on 01392 723867.
Since 2015 the University of Exeter has been a leading partner in the ‘Million Pictures’ European research project investigating the history and usage of magic lantern slides in educational contexts, coordinated in the UK by Professor Joe Kember of the English Department.
As part of the impact of this innovative and successful project, the public are now offered a rare opportunity to experience a spectacular magic lantern event in a public city-centre venue.
Magic and the Muse, a magic lantern spectacle, will take place on the evening of 12 January at the Barnfield Theatre, Exeter. Both original and specially-created lantern slides will be shown and a genuine Victorian triple lantern will be used. The lantern show will be accompanied by live music, creating a fantastic combination of music, performance and projection, including a rare demonstration of projection onto a ‘living screen’.
On Tuesday 12th December we will be undertaking some Library System Maintenance from around 15.00pm until 17.00pm – although it may be a risk for some time after this.
During this period you will be unable to issue or return books using our equipment and our main catalogue will be unavailable.
Please return items using our drop box at both St Lukes and the Forum Library
To issue items staff will be available at the desk at the Forum and St Luke’s library and by phone from the Old Library.
To find items which are physically on our shelves you can use the Worldcat catalogue – https://www.worldcat.org/ . Just search for your items and then you can check for it at a location so you can search for the University of Exeter.
A quick update for users of BOB (Box of Broadcasts): If you want to make the most of this fantastic on demand TV and radio recording service, we advise you to run BOB in one of the following browsers, for an optimum viewing experience:
Internet Explorer 11 (or later)
Edge 12 (or later)
Mozilla Firefox 44 (or later)
Safari 8 (or later)
Google Chrome 48 (or later)
Search BOB to access an archive of over one million TV and radio recordings, or to make recording requests of your own. For more information about BOB and how it can support your work, visit our LibGuides.
BOB allows staff and students to record programmes which will be broadcast over the next seven days, as well as retrieving programmes from the last 30 days of recorded channels.
You can also click here to access the BOB help pages, or visit the online video tutorials for information on how to get the most out of this extensive resource.
Welcome to LibGuides, our new online platform for Library support. LibGuides are a versatile and easy-to-use tool that will help you make the most of your Library resources and facilities, and provide extensive support in a number of key areas.
The new A-Z Databases page provides you with easy access to the University’s extensive online collection. Browse a full A-Z list of our online databases and archives, including trial subscriptions. You can also search for individual databases, or filter databases by subject area or content type (journals, ebooks, archives etc.).
The new A-Z Databases page puts a wealth of online resources at your fingertips.
Subject Guides are a focal point of Library information and support for individual subject areas, bringing together essential resources, guidance and Library information in one convenient location. Each guide provides a comprehensive introduction to Library services, introduces you to Library Search and highlights a range of key resources for research in your subject discipline. There are also tips on developing your literature searching skills and guidance on a range of referencing styles.
Subject Guides bring together essential Library resources and guidance for each subject area in one convenient location.
Subject Guides for every University subject area will be fully complete and accessible by the start of term.