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Essential information for new staff  and Post Graduate Research students*

 


Follow the instructions on this page to make sure you have access to  IT, library and print services


connect to wi-fi and email
The university's secure Wi-Fi service for staff and students is eduroam. Don't attempt to connect to 'Wi-Fi Guest' on campus as this service is intended for visitors and, once selected, it will prevent you from accessing eduroam!


If you would like to use a mobile device to access your university email and calendar, then 

Find out how to access staff email---

access help and advice
The IT ​Service Desk are your first point of contact to:

  • request access to university IT services and software
  • report faults on IT equipment and systems
 

There are also advisory services to support your use of libraries, learning technologies, IT, media and other information services on each campus:

  • Falmer
 

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Information Services provide a variety of opportunities for you to develop your skills as well as make better use of university systems. 
 
This includes in person training and free access to the Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning) resources with over 150,000 courses to choose from.
 

 

Staff and Post graduate researchers* are entitled to a range of software to install, at significant discounts or free of charge, on their own computers. See Discounted software for staff.

set-up your unicard
Your UniCard is your key to university buildings and services. Use these links to find out how to:


Find more UniCard info on the 
UniCard web pages.
 
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discover your virtual office
All staff  have a UoB Office 365 account with: 

  • MS Office software online so you can edit your documents wherever you are working
  • 1 Terabyte of secure online file storage 
  • Free MS Office software to install on up to five of your own computers and any of your mobile devices
 
When you can't travel in to work you can still access most university systems from home, but for some services you need to plan ahead. 
 
Find out about Working from home.
 

 Support for teaching and research

 
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If your role involves teaching or research then you should arrange to meet your:
 
  • Information Adviser to find out how they can  help you access the resources you need and  support your teaching and research.  (e.g. Online reading lists, resources for library stock, digitised readings,  inductions/Information Literacy sessions for your students.) 
  • Learning Technology Adviser to find out how they can support your use of studentcentral, e-submission, mobile devices and other technologies.
See  Support for Learning & Teaching   to find out more.
 

See also Support for Research.

* Post Graduate Research students includes those studying for Doctoral and MRes qualifications. 

find the libraries
Staff and students are automatically members of all five UoB libraries.
 

Visit one of the libraries to pick up your UniCard. 

The Online Library provides access to thousands of ebooks, databases and full text journals from wherever you are, 24/7.                                                          

Now Discover your libraries

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print your work
Make sure you know how to print, before you have an urgent need to.

Self-service printing is available from any computer on campus, from your mobile device and even from home.

Or, for special printing such as multiple copies, large format,  photo printing (up to A0), banners, business cards, binding, embossing and more, our Print Services are ready to help :

Now Find out about advanced Print Services 

 
 

 Keep in Touch

 
​We hope this page has provided a useful introduction to some of our services. For further information on the full range of services we provide, visit the Information Services website.
 
You can also find out about new services, changes and events by following your university library on Facebook and Twitter via the icons below.
 
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