Information Services


All ISG news items from 2017

ISG services over the holiday period

Information about our services over the holiday period.

Inclusive Workplace Award - 'Committed to Supported Employment'

Information Services are awarded the Scottish Union of Supported Employment Inclusive Workplace award.

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.

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

Dave in the acute stroke unit
Nineteenth e-learning module added to free STARs healthcare resource: "Management of Tone & Spasticity After Stroke: A Role for Everyone".

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.