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The latest news from Information Services.

Teaching on Teams? ISG is Here to Help

ISG develops guidance to support University staff using Microsoft Teams for 2021/2022 school year

Redesigning the University’s Digital Collections Infrastructure

The Access for All project seeks to improve and redesign the current Collections.Ed website for the University community

School of Scottish Studies Archive at 70 event

As part of the celebrations for the 70th Anniversary of The School of Scottish Studies Archives, we are delighted to be hosting the following seminar and Q&A panel session "Fieldwork and Creative Engagement: Oral History of Port Glasgow Women".

New artwork by University Alumna marks university campus centenary

As part of a programme of celebratory events to mark The King’s Building campus centenary (known as KB101), the College of Science and Engineering have commissioned a permanent work of art by the internationally renowned artist Katie Paterson.

ISG Publishes Support Guidance for EventsAir Users

New EventsAir Guidance supports service users in hosting their next successful online event

Worktribe Research Management Platform Recent Upgrade

The University completed a recent upgrade to the latest Worktribe V2021.1

An Edinburgh Model for Teaching Online (2021)

We are pleased that we can again offer the popular 4 week teaching programme, An Edinburgh Model for Teaching Online, created in partnership between the Centre for Research in Digital Education and ISG. The course, which was recognised in a Principals Medal in 2020, is designed to provide participants with a research-led learning experience in a model of online teaching distilled from the ongoing body of online programmes at the University of Edinburgh. 

ISG Completes University Migration to Office365

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ISG migrated the University community from Staffmail to Office365

Implementing the Library's New Digital Asset Management System

Digital Library Programme launches key project to implement a new Digital Asset Management System

Celebrating the Digital Library Programme

The University's Digital Library Programme progresses with accomplishing incremental projects designed to support digital scholarship and improve accessibility of online digitised collections

ISG and School of Informatics Collaborate to Combat Phishing

ISG and the School of Informatics partner up and devote resources to researching and managing efforts to respond to phishing attempts across the University community

Successful pilot extensions of assessment software

Further uses of the Practique exam management software were piloted across the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine (CMVM)

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Embedding of a single College Workload Allocation Model

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CAHSS and ISG deliver revised single College Workload Allocation Model

L&UC Steps Up Challenge

​The L&UC Steps Up Challenge is complete - our amazing team stepped the length of the entire Scottish coastline including the islands by the end of lockdown on the 17th of May - all 11,602 miles of it!

PG Online Learning Open Days

The Academic Support Librarian (ASL) team contributed to a successful Open Day for fully online postgraduate programmes on 26 and 27 May, our first time using the online EventsAir platform. 2,335 prospective students pre-registered for the PG Online Learning Open Day across all the available events.