The latest news from Information Services.
Herald Higher Education Award Success
Our work to embed Wikipedia skills in the curriculum has been recognised by the 2019 Herald Higher Education Awards for Innovative use of Technology.
Learn migration to the Cloud
A project is underway to migrate the current version of self-hosted Learn to cloud hosting provided by Blackboard.
Blackboard Catalyst Award for Law and IS team
A team from the School of Law and Learning, Teaching and Web Services (LTW) has won a prestigious Blackboard Catalyst Award for Teaching & Learning for their work in transitioning the entire School portfolio of online postgraduate taught courses to Blackboard Learn.
Balance for Better: Recognising notable Edinburgh women
The theme of International Women’s Day 2019 was Balance for Better. In keeping with the spirit of better balance, the Board Room at Argyle House and three training rooms are being renamed after notable women with connections to Edinburgh.
Global engagement with online learning open days
500 prospective online students from 88 different countries attended our live online learning open days on 24 and 25 April to learn more about studying a masters degree online.
'We have great stuff' colouring book
An openly licensed resource created by University of Edinburgh students and staff for everyone to enjoy.
BITS - Issue 23 out now
The latest issue of BITS, the Information Services Group magazine, is now available online.
Student-Institution Partnership Winner
ISG Equality and Diversity Intern Dominique Green was announced as the winner of the Equate Student-Institution Partnership Award at the recent Equate Scotland conference.
Muslim belief and practice MOOC
Our new MOOC about the Sharia and Islamic Law launches in early May.
International Women’s Day 2019 – recognising Brenda Moon
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, the Boardroom at Argyle House is being named the Brenda Moon Boardroom in recognition of Brenda’s achievement as the first woman to head up a Scottish research university library.
Music MOOC materials used to benefit on campus learners
Videos created for the Reid School of Music’s popular Fundamentals of Music Theory MOOC are now being used to benefit undergraduate students coming to the University to study music.
A single point of access for Digital Research Services
A new Digital Research Services website has been published.
Law Library opens in redeveloped space
On Monday 14 January the Law Library opened in redeveloped space in Old College.
Finance Helpline now live
The new Finance Helpline went live on 21 January providing a clearer route to Finance support for University staff, students and external customers.