Two policy databases on trial

The Library currently has two policy databases on trial: Policy Commons Policy Commons database includes nearly four million documents, reports and policy content from intergovernmental organisations and non-governmental organisations, think tanks, research centres, cities and other organisations working on the world’s most pressing and complex problems. Policy Commons is a single, easy-to-use source of “real […]

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Scam alert

We’ve been made aware of an ongoing scam affecting students across the UK. Callers are claiming to be from the university’s finance team and are telling the student they have been a victim of bank fraud. The scammers are hoping to gain access to personal information and money from the targeted students. The University of […]

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LibKey Nomad: one-click access to full-text

LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that delivers one-click access to the full-text of library-subscribed articles, as well as any open access versions. Earlier in the year Information Services added LibKey Nomad to all the university managed computers on campus; on both student and staff computers. So, you may have noticed the friendly looking Nomad […]

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Mobile device security

Welcome to the next installment of our 12-month Cyber Security Awareness campaign.  In previous months we’ve covered social engineering, phishing and password guidance, and this month we’re focusing on mobile devices.   Mobile devices contain a wealth of personal and sensitive information, including emails, contacts, financial details, and login credentials. They also often have access to […]

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Join us for Green week

At University of Stirling Green Week takes place every year and is an interactive week focused on sustainability, active travel, biodiversity, and waste reduction. The library has recently signed the Green Libraries Manifesto, and have joined the partnership with many other libraries to start taking action on climate today. Libraries occupy a place in the […]

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