Need a simple introduction to IT at Oxford?

Then look no further than the redesigned Welcome to IT site hosted by OUCS. Want to know about bringing your own PC to Oxford? Confused as to what is meant by the ‘Oxford username’? What are computer viruses and how … Continue reading

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WebLearn goes global?

This week saw an important meeting at OUCS attended by the WebLearn developers here, key IT staff from the Universities of Cambridge, Hull, UHI, Virginia Tech, and the SAKAI project (a major open source project in the US to develop … Continue reading

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My WebLearn – personalising WebLearn

As part of the recent upgrade to WebLearn there is now a facilty for any user to create their own space. This overcomes a real issue that some students faced when navigating around, as My WebLearn now allows you to … Continue reading

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Who can see what?

I was struck by this new project launched by JISC and SCONUL to look at visitor access to e-resources. As the blurb says: “The outcome of the project will be a toolkit of guidance covering the legal, technical and administrative … Continue reading

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OUCS – a brief explanation for college/dept handbooks

Many colleges and departments may be putting together handbooks now for new students/staff. Yet, of the ones we’ve had a chance to see some of them are a bit out of date when it comes to the IT services on … Continue reading

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