Phishing emails

Information Services has been alerted to an increase in phishing emails targeting colleges and universities across Scotland. These emails contain links to a website asking you to enter your University email address and password with an intent to steal your information. These phishing emails are often crafted using fraudulent information related to Covid-19 prevention measures […]

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File Drop service upgrade

On 1 November 2021 Information Services will be launching an upgraded version of our File Drop service at https://filedrop.stir.ac.uk/. File Drop provides a convenient way for staff and students to send and receive files to and from external parties which would be too large or otherwise unsuitable for transfer by email. The upgraded service provides all […]

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Meet our new intuitive ReadingLists system.

This summer sees the introduction of a new flexible and intuitive ReadingLists system enabling teaching staff to easily prepare, manage and share module reading lists.  The system is integrated with Canvas and a new Library management system to give immediate access to library resources, request material not in stock and reduce the need for emailing Word lists and the resulting bottlenecks […]

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Coming soon …. LibrarySearch.

Getting ready for the new academic year, we are introducing a new and improved way to search the Library. From the 7th of June ‘LibrarySearch’ will replace our old Library Catalogue giving one-stop searching for books, e-books, dvds/videos, articles, digital media, and more. LibrarySearch helps you to manage your research. Sign-in (linked to your usual […]

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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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