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System Upgrade: 18th December: Home

The library will be upgrading its systems on the 18th of December between 12AM - 8AM (GMT).

The upgrade will take place for an hour during this time, and will be vulnerable afterwards.

During this hour, you will not be able to access the Library Search, the Classic Catalogue, Your Account, or Laptop Loans.

Also, you will not be able to borrow books, borrow or return laptops, or renew books. Book returned during this time will be removed from your account in the morning.

If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with the library via our Contact Us page.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Alternative links to eResources

Some eResources remain accessible from the resource website using the 'institutional login" or links below

Database Name: 17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: 19th century books from the British Library

Web address: http://www.jischistoricbooks.ac.uk

Database Name: 19th century British pamphlets

Web address: Shibboleth

Database Name: ABSEES online

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: American periodicals

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: BMJ Journals

Web address: Organisation/Institutional login

Database Name: British Library newspapers

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: British Library sounds

Web address: Home Organisation (UK Access Management Federation) login

Database Name: British newspaper archive

Web address: http://sounds.bl.uk/

Database Name: British Newspapers 1600 - 1900

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: British periodicals

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Business Source Ultimate

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Cairn

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Cambridge books online

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Cambridge histories online

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Cambridge journals digital archive

Web address: Shibboleth

Database Name: Cambridge journals online

Web address: Shibboleth

Database Name: CCH daily

Web address: https://go.loginservice.co.uk/module.php/core/as_login.php?AuthId=https://idp0.essex.ac.uk/shibboleth&ReturnTo=/

Database Name: China : trade, politics and culture, 1793-1980

Web address: Login via the UK Access Management Federation

Database Name: CINAHL Complete

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Cite them right

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Crime, Punishment & Popular Culture

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: Daily Mail historical archive 1896-2004

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: Dawsonera

Web address: http://www.dawsonera.com

Database Name: Defining gender, 1450-1910

Web address: UK Access Management Federation Login (UKFAM)

Database Name: Digimap Ordnance Survey

Web address: http://edina.ac.uk/Login/digimap?idp=https://idp0.essex.ac.uk/shibboleth

Database Name: ebook central

Web address: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/universityofessex-ebooks

Database Name: EBSCO Open Dissertations

Web address: https://biblioboard.com/opendissertations

Database Name: EBSCOHost

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: EBSCOHost ebook collection

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Economist Historical Archive 1843-2010

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: Edinburgh University Press

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Eighteenth century collections online

Web address: http://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk

Database Name: Emerald

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Empire online

Web address: UK Access Management Federation login (UKFAM)

Database Name: Financial times historical archive 1888-2010

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: Gale Primary Sources

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: HeinOnline : the modern link to legal history

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Historic Digimap

Web address: http://digimap.edina.ac.uk

Database Name: Historical abstracts

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Historical texts (includes EEBO and ECCO)

Web address: http://historicaltexts.jisc.ac.uk

Database Name: IEEE Xplore digital library

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Incites journal citation reports

Web address: https://login.incites.clarivate.com/?auth=ShibbolethIdPForm2_IC2JCR&entityID=https://idp0.essex.ac.uk/shibboleth&ShibFederation=ukFederation

Database Name: Independent Digital Archive 1986-2012

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: International law reports

Web address: https://idp1.essex.ac.uk/idp/profile/Shibboleth/SSO?target=http%3A%2F%2Flibrary.justis.com%2F%3Fauthtype%3Dshibb&shire=https%3A%2F%2Flogin.justis.com%2Foa%2Fauth%2Frcv%2Fshib%2Fpost&providerId=https%3A%2F%2Flogin.justis.com

Database Name: JISC JournalArchives

Web address: http://www.jiscjournalarchives.ac.uk/

Database Name: John Johnson collection of printed ephemera

Web address: Home organisation login

Database Name: JSTOR

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: JSTOR : the scholarly journal archive. Early journal content

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Lawtel

Web address: https://signon.thomsonreuters.com/federation/UKF?entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fidp0.essex.ac.uk%2Fshibboleth&returnto=www.lawtel.com

Database Name: LEXIS

Web address: Alternative Institutional login

Database Name: Literary reference center plus

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Mass observation online

Web address: UK Access Management Federation Login (UKFAM)

Database Name: MEDLINE with Full Text

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Mintel Academic

Web address: https://shibboleth.mintel.com/Shibboleth.sso/Login?target=https%3A%2F%2Fshibboleth.mintel.com%2Fshibboleth%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Facademic.mintel.com%252F%253Flogon%2526start%253Dredirect%2526args%253D%25252Fhomepages%25252Fdefault%25252F&entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fidp0.essex.ac.uk%2Fshibboleth

Database Name: MLA international bibliography

Web address: Home organisation login

Database Name: New York times

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: News Vault

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: NEXIS

Web address: https://advance.lexis.com?federationidp=B2G4XJ59150

Database Name: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Oxford English dictionary online

Web address: Login with Shibboleth

Database Name: Oxford journals

Web address: https://academic.oup.com/journals/

Database Name: Oxford journals digitized archive

Web address: https://academic.oup.com/journals/

Database Name: Oxford scholarship online

Web address: Login with Shibboleth

Database Name: Passport

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Periodicals archive online

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Philosopher's index

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: PI Filings Expert

Web address: https://www.filingsexpert.com/Shibboleth.sso/Login?entityID=https://idp0.essex.ac.uk/shibboleth

Database Name: ProQuest dissertations and theses

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Proquest historical newspapers

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: PsycARTICLES

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: PsycINFO

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Romanticism: life, literature & landscape

Web address: Login via the UK Access Management Federation

Database Name: SAGE (SAGE Journals Online)

Web address: Login via your institution

Database Name: SAGE Humanities & Social Science journals archive

Web address: Login via your institution

Database Name: ScienceDirect

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Web address: Shibboleth login

Database Name: Springer Humanities, social sciences and law journal archive

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Springer Nature

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: State papers online : the government of Britain, 1509-1603

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: Telegraph Historical Archive 1855-2000

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: Times Digital Archive 1785-2011

Web address: Shibboleth users

Database Name: UK Parliamentary Papers

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Vogue archive

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Web of Science

Web address: http://www.webofknowledge.com/?auth=ShibbolethIdPForm&entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fidp0.essex.ac.uk%2Fshibboleth&target=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.webofknowledge.com%252F%253FDestApp%253DWOS&ShibFederation=ukFederation&DestApp=WOS

Database Name: Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: Westlaw

Web address: Westlaw International

Database Name: Wiley Online Library

Web address: Institutional login

Database Name: ZETOC : the British Library electronic table of contents

Web address: Shibboleth login