The university closes at 5pm on 21st December 2012, and will reopen on 3rd January 2013 at 9am. Due to this there will be no library or IT support during this period. If you have any queries or problems, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will handle your query on 3rd January. Below you will find […]
There seems to be an increase in “phishing” attempts as we approach the holiday period. This is where an attempt is made to capture your network username and password by sending a fake email as in the example below. Please be very careful not to open up a link contained in an email and enter […]
In order to complete the implementation of the University’s higher-bandwidth JANET connection, there may be a short disruption to all Internet services, sometime between 07:30 and 08:30 on Tuesday 18th December. During this window, staff from Systems and Network Services and EaStMAN will reconfigure network routing to begin using our second JANET circuit. Most […]
The University Library currently spends hundreds of thousands of pounds every year subscribing to electronic resources for use by the University’s staff and students. However there is currently no coherent way of determining the level of usage of these resources, so, to remedy this, Information Services is implementing a tool called RAPTOR which will be […]
The new library entrance system will be switched on Monday 17th December. All staff and students will need to bring their ID card with them and present them to the readers on the new gates to gain entry and exit from the building. If you are a student who received an email from the Library […]
Now that the snowy weather is upon us, you may have the opportunity to work from home. Remote desktop allows you to access your work PC from your home computer so that you can have access to all of the software you need to do your job. A bit of forward planning is required […]
Following on from the success of our ‘Going Wild in the Archives’ exhibition earlier this year, we thought we’d give our festive Archives and Special Collections Advent Calendar a wildlife theme. Every day in the run up to Christmas, a new image from our collections relating to the natural world will […]
Here are a couple of shots of the campus from the Library building this morning. Where are all the sledges? First one is the view from Level 4 overlooking Queen’s Court and the second one is taken from Level 2 Library overlooking the Loch.