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The latest news from Information Services.

Supporting women in technology

Information Services has signed up to support the new 'Declaration of Support for Women In Technology' launched by Girl Geek Scotland, which aims to improve equality in IT across Scotland.

Digital Transformation website now live

Strategic goals support
The new Digital Transformation website has been launched and is now available.

23 Things wins LILAC’s Credo Digital Literacy Award 

23 Things for Digital Knowledge has been awarded the Credo Digital Literacy Award for LILAC 17.

BITS - Issue 17 out now

The latest issue of BITS, the Information Services Group magazine, is now available online.

Extra study space in the central area during April and May

Looking for study space in the central area for revision? The Main Library will be busy but there are alternative spaces available. courses now searchable through DiscoverEd

Users of DiscoverEd, the university’s library discovery service, can now search for video content directly from within DiscoverEd.

New Leganto reading list system

What is the Resource Lists service?
Leganto, supplied by Ex Libris, has been selected as our new reading list system following a procurement project.

Drop in with your IT queries

We're running a Pop-Up IT Support Desk, from Monday 27 March until Friday 19 May, on the ground floor of the Main Library.

IT Liaison Officer to strengthen College relations

College office
Victoria Dishon has been appointed as the new IT Liaison Officer for the College of Science & Engineering.

Main Library open 24/7 from 20 March

The Main Library building will be open 24/7 every day from Monday 20 March to Saturday 23 December 2017.

New University maker space opens

A space providing students and staff with resources to work on innovative ideas and projects related to making is now open in the Main Library.

Utilising study space effectively

Main library sign in George Square
A space occupancy monitoring pilot is being carried out in the Main Library Lower Ground Floor - Group Study Room LG.03.

Essential maintenance of core IT services

There will be an essential maintenance event on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

New Research Cloud Service named for Eleanor Ormerod

We have created a comprehensive cloud computing service able to support flexible provisioning of infrastructure.

It's time to get creative

The Festival of Creative Learning is only a week away and we’re looking forward to the variety of events being run by staff and students across the University.

New training facilities open

We are pleased to announce the opening of brand new training facilities at Argyle House, opposite Edinburgh College of Art.