Stirling to join PLOS agreement: for free Open Access publishing

Stirling will be joining the three-year ‘Public Library of Science’ JISC negotiated Agreement enabling free uncapped open access publishing for our authors in five key journals: PLOS Computational Biology PLOS Genetics PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases PLOS ONE PLOS Pathogens Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a non-profit open access publisher, their journals comply with funder […]

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More JSTOR for longer!

Free expanded access to JSTOR extended to June 2021 In March 2020 JSTOR made its archives available free online to academic institutions to facilitate online teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the JSTOR journal archive collections which we subscribe to, we have also enjoyed free access to a wealth of other […]

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Book Week Scotland 2020

Book Week Scotland is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place across Scotland. During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. They are joined in this celebration by Scotland’s authors, poets, playwrights, storytellers […]

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Accessibility Features in Office 365

Designed to meet the needs of people with different abilities, the features within Office 365 ensure everyone can create, communicate, and collaborate on any device. Read on to find out more about the built-in accessibility tools and features included in our subscription to Office 365.   Immersive Reader  A reading enhancement tool, Immersive Reader, will speak text in a choice of voices […]

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APPSANYWHERE, YOUR UNI APP STORE

Access University software anywhere!  Just like you use Netflix to stream your favourite shows, you can now use AppsAnywhere to stream the software you need. Apps anywhere is an external platform provider which we are adopting, to host your University software and apps in one place.   A huge benefit to AppsAnywhere is that you will now be able to access almost […]

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How to handle research data

Researchers often collect highly confidential information for their research. It is essential this data is stored securely and is collected following data protection legislation. Failure to collect data ethically can damage the reputation of the researcher and the University. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) You may be a little fed up of hearing about […]

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