Are you happy with OUCS?

If you are then tell us – if you think things could be bettered then tell us that also! OUCS is running a user satisfaction survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/oucs_users And yes there are prize draws…

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OxFILE – large file upload

If I haven’t mentioned this before, shame on me. A really really useful service launched by OUCS earlier this year – OxFILE – which allows you to share large files for use elsewhere for a short time period. Great for … Continue reading

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OUCS staff member ‘JISC Developer of the Year’

Alex Dutton of OUCS was named the JISC developer of the year. It was noted, worryingly, that he is in dnger of becoming a “guru” – http://code.google.com/p/jiscexpo/wiki/AwardsDinner#Project_Developer_of_the_Year

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Mobile Oxford – Top 5 wordlwide

The THES listed the Mobile Oxford service as one of the Top 5 mobile sites worldwide in use in HE! http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=416937

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Mobile Oxford in Welsh

The University of Bangor has picked up the code developed by the MObile Oxford team and created a Welsh language version for their students. See: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/mobile/

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Campus-wide access to Gartner reports

Oxford now has a site licence for anyone to use with a single sign-on account to the Gartner reports. Access to the Gartner site is via http://ezproxy.bodleian.ox.ac.uk:2048/gartner; this requires entry of SSO username /password after which you will be directed … Continue reading

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Two new interesting UCISA reports: Cloud Computing and Cost of Downtime

These reports are timely and useful. One gives an overview of cloud computing, and the other an interesting analysis of the true cost of IT downtime: “The first is a briefing paper on the cloud. The main purpose of the … Continue reading

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