The latest news from Information Services.
People not numbers: name-based email for students
From 14 December, all new students will use the name-based version of their email address as default.
How to read a novel
What makes a great novel? How is a novel woven together? How can we best appreciate works of fiction?
BITS - Issue 19 out now
The latest issue of BITS, the Information Services Group magazine, is now available online.
Extra study space in the central area during December
Looking for study space in the central area for revision? The Main Library will be busy but there are alternative spaces available.
Celebrating Scottish living artists
Help to shape information at this collaborative Wikipedia editathon celebrating Scottish living artists.
Lecture Recording User Community Event
The first ever UK Echo360 user community event was hosted in Edinburgh this month giving the opportunity for HE colleagues to come together to discuss lecture recording.
Essential maintenance of core IT services
There will be an essential maintenance event on Wednesday 8 November 2017.
STARs Module: Management of Tone & Spasticity After Stroke
Nineteenth e-learning module added to free STARs healthcare resource: "Management of Tone & Spasticity After Stroke: A Role for Everyone".
Ada Lovelace Day 2017
Celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) by joining us for Ada Lovelace Day 2017.
Temporary issue of white University cards
Card Services are issuing new and replacement cards on a white background instead of the standard blue background for a temporary period.
Impact of Google Chrome update on University websites
The October update of the Google Chrome web browser introduces a change in settings which will affect some University websites and users.
Doors Open Day 2017
Information Services is delighted to be taking part in the annual Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2017.
Teaching underway with Media Hopper Replay
The University’s new lecture recording service, Media Hopper Replay, is available for teaching in 114 rooms across the institution from September 2017.
A warm welcome to new and returning students
Information Services extends a warm welcome to all new and returning students.
Graduations streamed across the globe
Information Services helped to stream the summer graduations over the web again this year using the Media Hopper Create service.
Sharing our lecture recording vision
Colleagues from Information Services and the University of Edinburgh Business School attended the Echo360 Europe and Middle Eastern region conference recently.