planning a journey?

Version 0.4 of Mobile Oxford is now live with a special Transport Page – With one click you can now get the current status of all five of Oxford’s park and rides, Oxford’s live rail departure board, BBC Road Travel Alerts … Continue reading

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kelloggs frosties

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Christ Kindle?

The staff at Oxford University Computing Services would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2011. As a token of our thanks, and to celebrate the launch this year of our Ebooks on … Continue reading

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transparent stars

In his keynote at ICTD2010 Sir Tim Berners-Lee promoted his five star plan for deploying open linked data.  Apparently you can get mugs and badges. I had a very odd conversation about badges for accreditation at the Mozilla Drumbeat Learning … Continue reading

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development for development

At ICTD2010 ( that’s Information and Communications Technology for Development) at RHUL ( that’s Royal Holloway University of London) this week I attended fascinating papers on mobile learning for maternal health in Rwanda, increased social standing for kiosk operators in … Continue reading

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research data discipline

At our researchers’ event this morning we  invited participants to vote for the topics they would most like to hear about.  The winners were, in order: “Getting your voice heard, your name known and your work cited” “Planning a research … Continue reading

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flat out

The John Johnson Collection now includes visual puzzles, window pictures, hold-to-light works, celluloid transparencies, lift-the-flap pictures, and stand-up cutout figures. This fascinating and complex body of material has been brought to life by experts at the Bodleian Library’s Photographic Studio … Continue reading

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