Library and IT services during the University Holidays.

While many of you travel away from Stirling during the vacation period, we know that some of you may choose to stay on or near campus over the Christmas period.

A list of the services available from the University Library is outlined below.

The Library will be operating the following opening hours during the Christmas period.  We will return to vacation opening hours on Monday 7th January, and Semester hours on the 14th.

library opening hours:

Friday 21st December 8 am – 5 pm
Saturday 22nd December 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday 23rd December 10 am – 5 pm
Monday 24th December – Wednesday 2nd January Closed
Thursday 3rd January 8 am – 8 pm
Friday 4th January 8 am – 5 pm
Saturday 5th January 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday 6th January 10 am – 5 pm
Monday 7th 8 am – 8 pm

 

The Study Zone will be open 24 hours 7 days a week with access to PCs, printers and group study facilities.

When the Library is closed books can be returned via the book drop to the right of the Library entrance.

From the Portal, you will be able to access your email, Canvas our ejournals and ebooks, A-Z of resources and Library subject guides.

From UniDesk SelfService portal (OPEN 24/7) you have the following options;

Library

  • Information about borrowing
  • Finding books and articles
  • How to find items we don’t have in stock at Stirling
  • Referencing and referencing software
  • Writing and research
  • Ordering Library material

If you are not able to find what you are looking for in these sections and you have tried the powerful search engine at the top of the page you can always click ‘Ask the library’  and ask us a question.  These questions and requests will be dealt with on our return in January.

IT

  • Connecting to University Wi-Fi or public Wi-Fi (if you are on campus)
  • Canvas  and online learning tools
  • Software/apps for your own laptop**
  • Printing, copying and scanning
  • Email (staff and student)
  • Network accounts (including password retrieval)
  • IT security
  • Learning Spaces

**There are a number of packages that you can download for free from the University including Office365, you can also install SPSS, NVIVO and Mindgenius. (information and Licence codes can be found on UniDesk – For current staff and students only)

If you are not able to find what you are looking for in these sections and you have tried the powerful search engine at the top of the page you can always click ‘Ask IT’  and ask us a question.  These questions and requests will be dealt with on our return in January.

Seasons greetings to all of our users.

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