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Dissertation support

Information Services offers support to students at every stage of your dissertation Struggling to find articles and books on your dissertation topic?  Our Subject Librarians are here to help you find resources for your dissertation research. Request an appointment with your Librarian. Dreading the word formatting part of your dissertation?  See our FAQ which includes help, […]

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Welcome back!

Hello and welcome to Spring Semester 2021. The Library will operate on the following basis until further notice. Opening Hours from Thursday 7th January Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00* Saturday & Sunday 10.00-17.00 *the IT Service desk will be available 5-8pm remotely via information.centre@stir.ac.uk The Library study spaces have been socially distanced to give you a safe place […]

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Scam emails: Are you there?

Over the last few months, we have seen a substantial rise in the volume of phishing emails being sent to university staff apparently from a colleague.  These emails are sent from a fake external email address e.g. colleagues.name@gmail.com or something similar.  Often the emails are made to look as if they’ve come from senior colleagues or colleagues […]

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Service Disruption: Essential Network Maintenance, Saturday 9th January

Essential maintenance is to be carried out on the Campus networking equipment on the morning of Saturday 9th of January.  Work will commence at 08:00 and is planned to be completed by 17:00.    During the first hour, 08:00-09:00am, the campus will be disconnected from the Internet, resulting in the following services being unavailable: University websites […]

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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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