Information Services


All ISG news items from 2018

ISG services over the holiday period

Information about our services over the holiday period.

Extra study space for revision/exam study

The Main Library will be busy over the exam period. Extra study spaces are available and alternative places to study are provided nearby.

BITS - Issue 22 out now

The latest issue of BITS, the Information Services Group magazine, is now available online.

Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic website

Two ladies sitting down in Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic sharing a tablet
Brand new website launched to help visitors better understand the clinic's work and mission.

Dealing with Data 2018

Materials from 'Dealing with Data 2018' are being made available online.

New Digital Skills and Training website

The Digital Skills and Training webpages on the University website have been significantly updated.

Will it bite me? Media, licensing, and online learning environments

A new digital skills session has launched to raise awareness of licences, services and database resources provided by the University.

Wiki Loves Monuments

Over 1,300 open licensed images of Scottish scheduled monuments and listed buildings have been added to Wikimedia Commons.

Innovative exhibition celebrates 100 years of Woman's Suffrage

Handmade banner which reads "Every One is Equal"
A new exhibition will open at the end of November to celebrate the centenary of women being granted the vote.

Replay Scheduler launched

From 1 January 2019, lecture recording will happen automatically under the University’s new opt-out policy.

Vinyl music catalogued

Over 100 diverse and unusual vinyl music recordings have been catalogued, making the collections more accessible for students and staff.

Essential maintenance of core IT services

There will be an essential maintenance event on Wednesday 14 November 2018.

Launch of the Digital Skills Framework

A tool to help staff and students develop their digital skills has been launched.

Learn Foundations Project

An initiative to improve the use of the Learn VLE for on-campus taught courses has commenced.

Introduction to Python

A programming course for beginners, Introduction to Python, is available to all staff and students.

Expanding online learning with edX

We are expanding support for online learning by delivering MicroMasters programs.