Reading list technical requirements

Advice on how to view, download and print articles and ebook chapters, plus some troubleshooting tips too. If you’re new to our reading lists, watch our introductory video first…

Introduction to reading lists


You will need your Shibboleth login to access most of the online resources in your reading list, you should have received this when you started your course. If you haven’t got a Shibboleth account please email us.

If you have forgotten your Shibboleth login details you can get a Shibboleth username reminder or password reset link.

Accessing E-Books

For help accessing our eBooks please see the video below.


Although the Online Reading Lists work best with Firefox they are compatible with most browsers, if you experience problems please make sure that the you have the latest version.  You can download the latest versions of the most popular browsers below:

Update: We’ve had reports of people experiencing problems using Taylor and Francis and Routledge ebooks when using older versions of the Safari browser on Macs. To resolve the issue, you should update your version of Safari or switch to another browser, such Chrome or Firefox.




The full text papers will open in a new browser window – if nothing happens please check your browser’s pop-up settings.  If pop-ups are blocked you may need to add the following sites as exceptions, and
iPads and iPhones typically have pop-ups blocked as their default setting, see iPad/iPhone link below if you need help changing this

More information about pop-ups can be found here:

Adobe Acrobat

You will need Adobe Acrobat in order to read the full-text articles. If you don’t have it on your device, you can download Adobe Acrobat for free.

Contact us

If you have problems downloading material please make a note of your course code and the article or chapter that you are trying to download and email the library for support.


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