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The latest news from Information Services.

A vision for a new search experience

Funnelback has been chosen as the replacement for the University central search engine.

Resource Lists: Leganto is now live

Leganto, the new resource lists system, is now live.

New look and feel for DiscoverEd

Using DiscoverEd on a Tablet
DiscoverEd, our online discovery service, will have a new and improved look and feel from Tuesday 4 July.

'Festival rooms' to be fitted out with new lecture recording service

It’s full steam ahead with the rollout of the new University-wide lecture recording service.

Get clued up on copyright

Court news
One of the leading copyright experts and trainers in the UK, Naomi Korn, is visiting the University on Tuesday 13 June to provide a refresher session and open lecture.

Reading Music

Explore the rich history of the University's music collections in the latest exhibition at the Centre for Research Collections.

Polling underway for new lecture recording service name

The University is investing in a new lecture recording service and we’re going to the polls to choose a name.

New Playlist Centre logo
Playlists curated by subject matter experts at the University of Edinburgh are now available in our new Playlist Centre.

Largest online peermarking project a success

A project where students utilised the PeerMark tool to digitally mark and review their fellow students' applications for the 'Go Abroad' scheme has been successful.

Join us at the 'Celtic Knot' - Wikipedia Language Conference

Registration is now open for the ‘Celtic Knot’ – Wikipedia Language Conference taking place on Thursday 6 July at The University of Edinburgh Business School.

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.