Researchers engaging with Social Media? Here’s a guide!

The Research Information Network (RIN) has written a guide giving practical information to help researchers use social media in their work and examines why it might be useful. Read the guide here. Another excellent resource for researchers covering many facets is Vitae, an organisation developed to support researchers and their career development. The Digital Researcher […]

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Social Media the RSC way

There is a lot of discussion about how social media can used in research and education. Here are some examples from the Royal Society of Chemistry. The RSC have a Twitterfeed, a YouTube channel they are on FaceBook, Flickr and LinkedIn. Here is a link to more information about how they use these social media outlets: http://www.rsc.org/aboutus/social.asp […]

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Succeed Downtime

  Succeed will be taken down at 8.00am on Friday 25th November to install a patch. The system should be down for about 10 minutes to complete this work.   Simon Booth Manager eLD   The Sunday Times Scottish University of the Year 2009/2010 The University of Stirling is a charity registered in Scotland, number […]

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Open User Forum (Stirling Campus) – Friday 2 December 2011

There will be an Information Services Open User Forum on Friday 2 December 2011 at 1.00pm, room 2B87, Cottrell Building, Stirling Campus.All are welcome. IT and Library representatives in Academic Schools and Administrative Departments, along with Students’ Union representatives are especially encouraged to attend.   Professor Douglas Brodie, School of Arts and Humanities will Chair […]

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Scopus has arrived!

You can now use Scopus to find articles and other sources for your research and coursework. Scopus is described as “the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources” (http://www.info.sciverse.com/scopus/). Scopus can search across or within 4 main subject areas: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Health Sciences and Social Sciences and Humanities. Access Scopus from […]

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