Google Scholar removes ‘Import into WebLearn’ functionality

We knew it was going to happen, but we didn’t know when! As hinted at in a previous blog post about Google Scholar, Google have finally removed the ‘Import into WebLearn’ link from their scholarly search results page. This facility … Continue reading

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Does your Resources tool display the wrong file types?

Sometimes one sees the wrong icon next to a file in the Resources tool, this may also have the side effect of forcing the download of a file rather than opening it in the browser. This can be quite annoying. … Continue reading

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Byte-sized Site Info tool 14 May 2013

The following questions emerged at the lunchtime session on the Site Info tool on 14 May 2013: Q: How do you delete a site? A: Good question – this option is not part of the Site Info ‘dashboard’. To delete … Continue reading

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Your personal WebLearn space

Jill Fresen has sent me this: Every member of Oxford University has their own personal ‘cloud’ in WebLearn, called ‘My Workspace’. You can enter your contact details, upload your photo into your profile, and make connections with other WebLearn users. … Continue reading

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Lunchtime talk about OXCAP / SES: “Make: Graduate Training Hub” – 13 May

IT Services, with the 4 academic divisions, have developed a tool where graduate students and post-doctoral researcher can search for short courses and then request a place. This talk will give a walk-through of the tool, explain how data is … Continue reading

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WebLearn and Turnitin: Jan 2013 – Apr 2013

WebLearn was moved to v2.8-ox5 at the start of April, the highlights are The OXCAP work within WebLearn has now finished, there a few loose ends to tidy up in Oxford Open Data which influence what data is sent to … Continue reading

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Locating Researcher Training at Oxford University

The Researcher Training site in WebLearn has recently been expanded to advertise training opportunities provided by all the academic divisions and departments as well as central services such as the Bodleian Libraries, IT Services (ITLP), Careers Service, Language Centre and … Continue reading

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