Information Services


All ISG news items from 2017

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?

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.

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".

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.

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.

Borrow a laptop anytime from the Main Library

Students can now borrow a laptop via self-service from the Main Library anytime (initial registration required at the Main Library Helpdesk).

Effective Digital Content course now available on Learn

The online version of the popular ‘Writing for the Web’ course is now available on Learn. It’s now known as ‘Effective Digital Content’.

Research the impact of lecture recording

Every year at the University staff with learning, teaching or student support roles are welcome to apply for funding for a pedagogical research project via the Principal’s Teaching Award Scheme (PTAS).