Posts for the ‘Electronic resources’ Category

Mintel: access issues resolved

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

We are pleased to advise that off campus access issues when authenticating to the Mintel market research database have been resolved.

Access is again available in the usual way from the subject and A-Z lists of databases.


MedicinesComplete: off campus issues resolved

Monday, August 18th, 2014

We are pleased to advise that off campus access issues with  MedicinesComplete have been resolved. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Access is now available in the usual way from the link on the eBooks collections page.  Simply choose ‘Sign in via your home organisation’ then search for Robert Gordon University and sign in with your RGU username and password.

MedicinesComplete comprises full-text drug and healthcare reference works including BNF, BNF for children, Martindale, Stockley’s Drug Interactions and Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poisons.


Access issues: Medicines Complete

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Off campus users may find they experience problems trying to login to Medicines Complete from our list of eBooks packages with their usual RGU details.

Medicines Complete comprises full-text drug and healthcare reference works including the British National Formulary (BNF), BNF for children, Martindale, Stockley’s Drug Interactions and Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poisons.

We are working with the suppliers to resolve this issue. In the meantime students and staff working off campus are invited to contact us at library@rgu.ac.uk for a temporary ID and password which will allow access off campus until matters are resolved. Please include your name, course and student number in your message.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Workaround for on-campus users for Mintel

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Mintel have set up auto IP authentication access for us whilst we investigate the problems we are currently experiencing with authentication to their site. 

On-campus users please go to http://academic.mintel.com/ click to agree terms and conditions. 

Off-campus users please go to MyApps https://myapps.rgu.ac.uk/Citrix/XenApp/auth/login.aspx and login.  Then click on Browser and go to http://academic.mintel.com/ Mintel should then recognise that you are a student from Robert Gordon University as using MyApps will provide on-campus access.


Problems with access to Mintel

Monday, August 4th, 2014

We apologise that we seem to be experiencing problems with access to the Mintel database.  This is currently being investigated by Mintel and our IT department and we hope to have this rectified as soon as possible.


CINAHL with Full Text and SPORTDiscus with Full Text now available!

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

The library is pleased to announce that we have recently been able to upgrade two of our most popular databases, CINAHL and SPORTDiscus, to CINAHL with Full Text and SPORTDiscus with Full Text.

CINAHL with Full Text includes full-text articles from over 600 nursing and allied health journals plus details of articles from more than 2000 additional journals.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text includes full text articles on sport, exercise physiology, sports medicine and related topics from over 500 journals plus details of additional articles and materials.

These resources can both be accessed from the A-Z list of databases and the subject list of databases within relevant sections. Simply follow the link for the database and enter you RGU username and password when prompted. You will then be ready to search.