LinkedInLearning

The University has a subscription to LinkedInLearning which you can access from the portal. LinkedInLearning has many academic learner paths. However, there is much, much more to LinkedInLearning. There are so many options that you can choose from. At the moment they seem to be championing many wellbeing learner paths. When you access LinkedInLearning you […]

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Yarnfulness

Due to the current situation, we are unable to have our regular face to face Yarnfulness session, so we thought that we would take Yarnfulness online. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to provide much practical help or be able to supply any yarn or needles/hooks. but if you already know how to knit or crochet, […]

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Assessments

As announced on 26 March, in Spring semester 2020 all examinations for students on professional undergraduate programmes in years 1 and 2, undergraduates in years 3 and 4, and taught postgraduates will be replaced with remote examinations or alternative assessments (see the University FAQs for full information). We have added information to our Canvas and Learning […]

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Library support during the COVID-19 outbreak

Even though the Library building is closed, many resources and services are still available online via the portal and library catalogue. Additional online content Many publishers and book/journal suppliers have temporarily opened up additional content during this period. We have put together a library guide which lists this additional content available: http://libguides.stir.ac.uk/covidlibsupport. Please note that […]

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Dissertation help

We have just completed our spring dissertation roadshows. We had two sessions one in Pathfoot and one in the library. If you were not able to make these sessions, don’t worry you can still access all of the resources and help that we were advertising. We have a module on UniDesk (which you access via […]

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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 […]

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Windows 7 Switch off

You are probably aware that Windows 7 is now out of support and that as a result the operating system is no longer being kept updated and secure. In order to maintain our Cyber Essentials accreditation, and ensure the University network is as secure as possible, we cannot allow unsupported devices onto our network. We have been in […]

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Finding Free Articles – Open Access plugins to make it easier

A third to a half of articles have a free Open Access version, although finding them isn’t always easy – but there are now a growing number of browser extensions that can help. CORE Discovery Open Access Button Unpaywall Kopernio Google Scholar button See our handy ‘OA plugins’ guide for more details: https://libguides.stir.ac.uk/oaplugins Clare AllanSenior Research […]

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