ScienceDirect Issues (UPDATED)

UPDATE 4/1/16

Normal access to ScienceDirect content has been restored.


ScienceDirect is experiencing technical problems at the moment, you may need to use a workaround to access items in this collection.

Visit ScienceDirect at

Click “Sign In” in the top right corner of the screen, then click Other Institution (note – for this workaround, you should not use the ScienceDirect credentials login box):


You will be shown a box “Search for your institution”, type University of Liverpool and click “Login”:


You will then be prompted to enter your University of Liverpool (MWS) username and password – note for Laureate based programmes, please supply your UoL (MWS) username and password, not your Laureate/LENS login. You should be re-directed to ScienceDirect.

for further details please see For any difficulties using the above workaround please contact your Librarian.

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