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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You said – We did

We take your feedback seriously. During the following few weeks, we will show some examples of changes we have introduced following student feedback. The ‘You Said We Did’ campaign highlights the impact student feedback has across the University resulting in real, student-led, change. Your feedback matters Your views and opinions are important to us. Across […]

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Students – we want to hear from you! Tell us what you think about Digital Technology at the University and have a chance of winning an Amazon voucher…

For the fourth year in a row, we are participating in the JISC Digital Experience Insights survey.  We use this survey to find out how you are using digital technology at the University and what we can do to improve our services and support. Last year you told us you wanted more study space in […]

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