Category Archives: project

iBorrow wins Award for Excellence

Press release – Canterbury Christ Church University wins Award for Excellence
The annual UCISA Higher Education Award for Excellence, sponsored by Eduserv, has been won this year by Canterbury Christ Church University. The Award seeks to recognise and highlight levels of excellence and best practice that currently exist and are demonstrated by UCISA members within the [...]

Learning Spaces and Technology: The iBorrow Project Conference

Learning Spaces and Technology: the iBorrow project
Date: Thursday 25th March 2010
Time: 11.00am – 4.30pm
Location: Canterbury Christ Church University, Augustine House, Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2YA
To view the conference programme, please click here
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The conference will look at the lessons and insights gained [...]

iBorrow Assembly

On 11th December, 2009, a delegation from the University of Sheffield (weCAMP Project) and Buckinghamshire New University (SMART Project) visited Canterbury Christ Church University to take part in a JISC sponsored assembly with the iBorrow Project team. Also in attendance was Adrian Wheal (the project’s Technical Consultant) and Stephen Steadman (the project’s external Evaluator).
The delegation were [...]

iBorrow Pedagogic Research Report

Dr Lynne Graham-Matheson, of the Pedagogic Research team, has written a brief report on the different research activities that have taken place in the (old) library and the new facilities at Augustine House (AH).
Before AH opened (September 2009), we undertook research in the (old) library with a view to establishing a baseline of information about [...]

iBorrow Wireless Technical Report

Chris French, of the Network Technical team, has written a technical report that outlines the issues and difficulties encouuntered during the iBorrow project and how they went about resolving them. The Network Technical team were responsible for the wireless connectivity and real time location systems for device tracking and data capture.
Download: Wireless Technical Report (.docx)

iBorrow Client Technical Report

Geoff Kimmons, of the Client Technical team, has written a technical report that outlines the issues and difficulties encouuntered during the iBorrow project and how they went about resolving them. The Client Technical team were responsible for the netbook build, terminal services configuration and the development and configuration of the virtualisation (App-V) services.
Download: Client Technical Report (.doc)

weCAMP Assembly

On 29th May, 2009, a delegation from Canterbury Christ Church University visited the University of Sheffield to take part in a JISC sponsored assembly with the weCAMP Project team.
The assembly explored the potential for collaboration between the two projects. weCAMP providing the visual platform upon which the iBorrow location tracking data could be displayed to [...]

The Highs and Lows with the ASUS 1000H

April 2009
The User Technology Team started to configure the ASUS 1000H with Microsoft Vista as part of it’s 3 icon strategy to bring it in line with the University’s overall Vista strategy. The start up times were proven to be slow, and the connection to Eduroam was equally slow. Once they managed to get logged in, the performance was acceptable after defragmenting, indexing, [...]


 The aim of this page is to provide regular updates on developments relating to the JISC-funded TELSTAR project being run by The Open University Library and Learning and Teaching Solutions, in collaboration with RefWorks COS.

The Opencast Community Project

Olaf Schulte (ETH Zurich) talks about making podcasts available online globally through the OpenCast Community Project and the Matterhorn project and also talks about the ways ETH Zurich are making headway in the OpenCast Community Project

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