Welcome to your EGIS subject guide
(EGIS, except ICIT)
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We are working to resolve this and apologise for any inconvenience caused.
21/09/22. Shibboleth authentication. You should now be able to authenticate using this method, including eBooks on both the Ebook Central and VLeBooks platforms.