Where can I study?

You Said:Please provide a spreadsheet of rooms available for Study We did:We don’t have a spreadsheet, but we have created 2 web pages which provide live information about PC availability on campus (including the availability of our new laptop loans). Open Access PCs (Library, Laptop Loans and Pathfoot Mezzanine) Teaching Labs Study space elsewhere Unoccupied […]

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Unprecedented Facebook URLs Dataset now Available for Academic Research

A gigantic and unique Facebook dataset has been made available to researchers to study questions related to the effects of social media on democracy and elections. Jesse Blumenthal, Director of Technology and Innovation for the Charles Koch Institute, issued a statement saying that the availability of this dataset is:  “an important step in addressing society’s […]

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ejournals and ebooks

The library’s collections expand far beyond the physical collection. We have access to 119,000 electronic journals through a range of local and national agreements with publishers. We have access to over 320,000 ebooks, now more than the 315,000 printed books we hold. We are adding to these collections on a daily basis but, if we […]

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Windows 7 Switch off

You are probably aware that Windows 7 is now out of support and that as a result the operating system is no longer being kept updated and secure. In order to maintain our Cyber Essentials accreditation, and ensure the University network is as secure as possible, we cannot allow unsupported devices onto our network. We have been in […]

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Cyber Scotland Week 2020 – 17-23 February

The Scottish Government’s Cyber Resilience Unit, Cyber Resilience Scotland, has organised the second Cyber Scotland Week campaign, running on 17 – 23 February.    It will consist of a range of events, workshops, and talks from stakeholders to raise awareness of being safe and secure online, showcasing the innovative work that is happening across Scotland’s cybersecurity sector as well as promoting a career in cybersecurity. […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in December and January #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during December and January.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: Ex-Servicemen and Crime in Interwar Scotland. By Cameron McKay http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30502 Rethinking Multicultural Education: How might shi (勢)–inflected thinking enhance practice? By Anne Lawrie http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30677 An Investigation of […]

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