Matlab on the go!

All students and staff now have access to online and mobile versions of Matlab software In addition to the standard on and off site versions of Matlab, staff and students can use the software on mobile devices or online via a web browser. Visit the new IS Software Library on workspace for full details of …

UoN BOX Service to Close

The UoN Box cloud storage service will be withdrawn at the end of March. Data storage and sharing via BOX will be replaced with OneDrive for Business from the 1 April 2018. The University is working with the research community in developing new research data management (RDM) services as part of the Digital Research Environment …

Digital Research Week

23-27 April University Park, Jubilee and Sutton Bonington campuses This April, Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange is hosting a week-long series of events to promote digital research. The activities will showcase how digital research methods are bringing the University’s vision for research to life. Events include digital research seminars, clinics, …

Lecture Capture Update

Coming in 2018 At the start of this year, Information Services began the process of upgrading our Lecture Capture service. We have been consulting with academic colleagues and the student community to better understand their requirements for lecture recordings. We plan to move Echo 360 to a new cloud based service with flexible storage and …

University Park network upgrade programme

Information Services will be undertaking essential maintenance to the University Park campus network between Wednesday 4 April and Saturday 21 April 2018. Specific dates of network maintenance on campus are now available. Please view the full schedule of network maintenance online – subject to change. This is part of a significant upgrade programme that will …

Freshers IT Survey – Competition Winner

Thank you to everyone who participated Congratulations to Victoria Isika from the School of Sociology and Social Policy who won the Fresher’s IT Survey Prize.  626 students responded to the Freshers’ survey in 2017; 100 more than in 2016. All students who completed the survey were entered into a prize draw to win a Lenovo …

Freshers IT Survey – The Results

The Freshers IT Survey A total of 626 responses were received – 100 more than in 2016. Summary of Results (for full results see sway presentation below) On a scale of 1-10, where 10 is very easy: 60% of students rated online registration at 8 or above 62% of students rated activating their account at …

UoN IT Service Desk receives SDI certification

UoN IT Service Desk receives SDI certification The University IT Service Desk received SDI certification for a further 12 months following new standards which increased the number of criteria from 104 to 132. Jon Cox, Head of the IT Service Desk, commented, “this is a great way to end 2017 for the IT Service Desk. We’re …

Smart Bar – Here to help during exams

Need IT Help during the exam period? Our dedicated Smart Bars are on hand in libraries to support your IT needs during this stressful time. “Several students have visited Smart Bars this week because they have lost access to their revision notes. We were able to successfully recover their files. If this happens to you, …

Email login page change

Earlier this year the University of Nottingham refreshed its branding. Now Information Services are now planning to update the email and Office 365 login / authentication pages in line with the new University brand. The logo and Trent Building image will be updated, as well as a further text change advising staff and students how …