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Philip Robinson | Walton
Marjorie Robinson | Law

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Feedback #1005 - 27/01/2017

"Dear Library team, I find the BrowZine service unsatisfactory compared to the previous way of searching for and finding e-journal resources. Today, I was unable to access the full text of the latest published articles in the journal Science (with a publication date of 27 Jan 2017) via BrowZine. T..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 02/02/2017

Feedback #892 - 24/10/2016

"I am an external user and recording that I have twice in the last 10 days reported "External PC's" and JSTOR not working as usual. when attempting to search a dialogue box notes that the web page is not on the list of allowed sites. All seventeen pc's do the same. Once again I am experiencing the ..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 28/10/2016

Feedback #875 - 28/09/2016

"I've just started studying a Global Health MRES at the University. There is a book called "To Save Humanity" which contains almost 100 essays by leading figures in the field ,about the most important global health issues of our time.Each author writes on a different topic eg antibiotic resistance, o..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 03/10/2016

Feedback #712 - 07/03/2016

"re Special Collections request for a photocopy of Gertrude Bell's letter 2nd August 1902 from Meiplingen to H.B. I am beginning to wonder, since there has been difficulty in finding this letter, whether it has found its way into the exhibition and is languishing on some wall or other. I wld be grate..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 08/03/2016

Feedback #681 - 22/01/2016

"Would it be possible for External Library Members to use Marjorie Robinson Library, as they can use the other Robinson Library? Many Thanks..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 25/01/2016

Feedback #619 - 18/11/2015

"I have previously used the "find it" feature to link directly to journal articles by entering the citation details (year, volume, page number) but I can't seem to find it in the catalogue now. Is this (or similar) still available?..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 24/11/2015

Feedback #587 - 15/10/2015

"I am in my forth year write-up year. As a result of your system being down I could not access 4 library books today. I am a student and your system is preventing me from accessing books. I came from south Tyneside after placement to get these books and I cant get them. If I cannot get them by this ..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 26/10/2015

Feedback #571 - 15/09/2015

"When using LibrarySearch, e.g. "Tolstoy" material is divided into "full text online" and "available in the Library" Formerly we had the location: STC, Law, Walton etc... which was enormously useful (Left hand side of the screen). Previously a new searcher could discover almost instantly 3 book..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 02/10/2015

Feedback #578 - 30/09/2015

"Initial observations on the new computer system: Good - you apparently now get an automated e-mail if you have asked for a book to be bought, when it is in. That didn't used to be automatic; someone had to actually do it, AFAIK. Bad - When you get a courtesy e-mail to say some books are due ba..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 02/10/2015

Feedback #487 - 11/05/2015

"Hi, the library is a great resource and very helpful but there's just a minor complaint. Is there any chance the library search screens could be calibrated as it's very hard to search for items in the library when the m is out of sync. Thanks very much. ..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 22/07/2015

Feedback #130 - 18/03/2014

"Hi. Could the scheduled downtime for Library Search not have been put back a week? I know lots of students (myself included) have lots of deadlines coming up for the last week of term and that the timing of the downtime will have a lot of impact. If it was put back a week till the first weekend of..." [full details]

Last updated/responded: 28/03/2014