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IS News

The latest news from Information Services.

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.

Celebrate Academic Book Week with us

In celebration of Academic Book Week 2017, we are holding three exciting events.

BITS - Issue 16 out now

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

ISG services over the holiday period

Information about our services over the holiday period.

Brenda Moon remembered in Wikipedia editathon

Staff and students gathered in Old College on All Souls Day in November to celebrate the lives of colleagues who have recently died by creating new Wikipedia pages to describe their work.

Information Services Group is relocating

Information Services Group is relocating to newly refurbished office spaces across five floors of Argyle House.

Study space in the central area during exams

Student studying in the main library
Looking for study space in the central area during exams? The Main Library will be busy but there are alternative spaces available.

Open Unwrapped – An Advent of Open

Ever wished you had more gifts to unwrap? Our teams have created a curated advent calendar of open educational resources for all to share.

Support for innovation projects

54 innovation projects across Information Services have been approved as part of the 2016-17 Innovation Fund.

Reading list procurement project

What is the Resource Lists service?
A procurement project is underway as part of our continued development of the Resource List service.

Helping the University of Aberdeen become more user-focused

Sketching user interface
Neil Allison, our User Experience Manager, recently delivered 2 days of UX training for the University of Aberdeen, covering usability testing and review, workshops and prototyping.

Lunchtime Seminar - Sprint to Success

Join us as we reflect on the first EdWeb code sprint this summer, how the growing community of developers around the University's new CMS has been brought together, and the plans to sustain this community.

New study spaces open in the Main Library 

The University has responded to students’ requests for more study spaces by adding 358 new desks to the Main Library over the summer. 

A Wikipedia editathon for Samhuinn

Join us as we set a place for the dead, through helping to create new biography articles and improving existing articles as part of two days of celebration.