Tag Archives: iBorrow

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
To book your place, please click here
To view the conference flyer, please click here
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)

iBorrow in action

Below are some images of the iBorrow netbooks in action. To see more images of the iBorrow netbooks, please visit this Flickr site.

Augustine House

Augustine House, Canterbury Christ Church University’s £35 million state-of-the-art Library and Student Services Centre, opened it’s doors to both student and staff on Monday 28th September, 2009. It represents the biggest building project undertaken by the University since the first campus was built in 1963. Library, learning spaces, staff offices and student services stretches across [...]

The Library Observation Study – An Update

We reported that we were planning to observe and photograph students in the existing Library before one of its’ key components, the Integrated Support Services (ISS) Help Desk, was removed from the premises forever to it’s temporary home in the Erasmus block. The study took place between 27 April – 3 May, 2009.
The library survey [...]

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 [...]

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