We run a scheme of long term laptop loans for students experiencing digital poverty, that is, those who do not have a suitable device for university study and cannot afford to buy one. The scheme has proved very popular and we have had to close the scheme for this semester. We are still working through […]
Category: laptop Loans
Demand for our laptops has increased sharply this semester and we have made some changes to the way we lend these, aiming to ensure we cater for the demand for laptops as completely as possible. Full details of the options can be found here: http://stir.ac.uk/344 Long term loan laptops can be requested from the information […]
Need to borrow a laptop for longer?
We’ve added a 2 week loan period to our existing 4 hour loan option Short term (4 hours) and medium term (2 week) laptop loads The laptop loans machines are located on level 2 of the library, one near the library entrance (2-week loans), and the other is located on the wall backing onto the […]
Need to borrow a device for study?
The University Library has a number of laptop loan options available to students Short term laptop loans (4 hours) – for use in the Library or elsewhere on campus The laptop loans machines are located on level 2 of the library, one near the library entrance, and the other is located on the wall backing […]
20 Things IS did for you in 2020
Over the last few weeks we have been sharing with you a selection of 20 things that IS have done for the staff and student community in 2020. We have of course done many, many more than 20 things, but we picked out a few to highlight them. Our Archives Team launched the Brig Digital […]
Information Services have been working to provide a number of different laptop loan options to our students. We’ve introduced the 2 week and 3 month loan periods to try to address specific needs of students during lockdown. 4-hour loansIf you have booked a place to study in the library you can use your student card […]
Where can I study?
You Said:Please provide a spreadsheet of rooms available for Study We did:We have various ways to find out where there is free space to study. 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 […]
New laptop lending service
One of the benefits being introduced for students, as a result of the Campus Central project is a new facility, which enables students to borrow a laptop for free. Short loan (up to four hours) laptops are now available for University of Stirling students. The laptop loans machines are located on level 2 of the library, one near […]