Welcome to Library and IT at Stirling – Spring 2023

Information Services invites you to join us for some fantastic events to help you hit the ground running when it comes to the Library and IT at the University of Stirling.

What’s on…

Visit the Student Welcome and Support Hub

Visit the Student Welcome and Support Hub on level 3 in Campus Central for all the information and support you need to get started at the University of Stirling. The hub will be open from 10.00 to 16.00 from Thursday 19 January until Friday 27 January.

You’ll be able to get help with enrolment, get support on visas and immigration, ask queries about finance and get help with setting up your IT equipment. Student Support Services will be on hand to answer any other questions you have and there’s a free University goody bag for all who attend.

Essential Student Guide to Library and IT Services

Learn all about the Library and IT services at Stirling including how to install Office365 for free, access our many online resources, and use our wonderful Library. All new students are asked to attend the Essential Guide to Library and IT Services workshop. This workshop will give you a head start in your academic studies.

DateTimeBook a place
Wednesday 18th January12-1pmBook now
Monday 23rd January1-2pmBook now
Tuesday 31st January12-1pmBook now

Canvas, Teams, and other technology for classes

Wondering how to make your way around Canvas? Join one of our Canvas orientation workshops for advice on logging in/navigating, setting up notifications, groups and getting help. Learn about Panopto (Listen Again to lectures), how to upload your assignments, and Microsoft Teams. Canvas, Teams, and other technology for classes is a compulsory workshop for all students.

DateTimeBook a place
Tuesday 17th January11-12pmBook now
Monday 30th January12-1pmBook now

Stirling Essentials Study Skills Workshops

We have a great set of library and IT study skills webinar workshops to help you prepare for successful study at Stirling. The webinars are informal and there will be opportunities to ask questions. We’ve listed some of them below. For more information and to book a place click on the title of the session(s) you are interested in.

Date and timeTitle
Thursday 31th January, 2-3pmOffice365: What is it and how can it help with your studies
Wednesday 1st February, 2-3pmAssignments: creating, saving, and submitting
Tuesday 7th February, 12-1pmFinding Library Resources (books, journal articles etc)
Monday 13th February, 12-1pmIntroduction to RefWorks – referencing software
Tuesday 21st February, 11-12pmDeveloping digital skills for your studies and future employability

Visit Stirling Essentials Study Skills Workshops for a full list of all study skills webinars including sessions on writing, reading, studying, and researching.

Library Tours

Check out the Library, meet our friendly Library staff and find out all about the services and facilities on offer.

Find a tour time to suit you

Wi-Fi Wizards

Need help getting connected to Wi-Fi? Our Wi-Fi Wizards will help you get online. You’ll find them, in the Library on level 2 in front of the Information Centre.

Download the University of Stirling app!

Get all your university services at your fingertips with our new University of Stirling app! The University of Stirling app provides real-time, on-the-go, anytime information to support you during your time at Stirling. It is available to all students and staff for free.

Find the app on the Apple Store or the Google Play Store by searching for University of Stirling.

Get Social

Keep up-to-date with all your Library and IT information by following us on social media.

See the University’s handy guide to find out more about what you can expect during your first week at Stirling.

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