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Covid19 – work from home FAQs

This last fortnight has been unprecedented in terms of the impact on IT services and infrastructure as staff have rushed to start working remotely. For some, this is the first time they have worked from home. This post reflects on the most frequently asked questions we have been experiencing at the Information Centre. Don’t forget […]

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Free Access to International Monetary Fund’s eLibrary

The IMF eLibrary is free to browse or download over 21,000 articles, books, working papers and studies, data and statistical tools. Access it via the A-Z Online Resources or your Library Subject Guide. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, poverty reduction, […]

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Supporting Learning and Teaching at a Distance – Webinars

As lectures, seminars and tutorials move online in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Information Services (IS) have put together some resources to help staff to teach and support students from a distance. These are linked to from the University’s COVID19 Q&A web page, but the direct links are:  >>>Supporting Learning and Teaching at a Distance (pdf): http://stir.ac.uk/33z  >>> Supporting […]

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Learning at a Distance – a guide for students

As you know, following the University’s announcement of 13 March, face-to-face teaching is temporarily suspended with lectures, seminars and tutorials being delivered online until further notice.   This is a guide to the online tools that you and your lecturers will be using to support your learning online over the next few weeks.   This is a relatively fast move into delivering teaching online at […]

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New ‘COVID-19: Resources for research’ guide

A number of organisations have created great resources for supporting research into COVID-19. We’ve added these to our new “COVID-19: Resources for research“ Libguide at: https://libguides.stir.ac.uk/covid Here’s the list so far: COVID-19 Research Database (provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO)) WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and […]

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