Using bookmarked links to the Library

If you bookmarked or link to the Library using a link similar to the one below, this may result in an error such as “This site took too long to respond.”:

Unfortunately bookmarking library platforms after logging in can result in a dynamic link which can change over time.

To access the Library for Online Programmes, you should log in using your UoL (MWS) username and password at:

If you encounter the above error when following a link to the library, please report the location or ID of the online module containing the link to the Librarian for Online Programmes, Paul Catherall at or use our Web form:

Note for staff
When editing links to the library in modules or other locations, please use the perma URLs usually shown on the left side of individual Library for Online Programmes pages.
For example, for the homepage of the Library for Online Programmes, use in your link e.g. Library for Online Programmes.
For support linking to library Web pages, guidelines, video or tutorials or linking for readiness modules please contact Paul Catherall, librarian for online programmes at or see full contact details on the Contacts area of the site.


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