IT Services

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Topics in this page: Help Services | Welcome To IT web site | IT Support Staff | Software | Academic Computing | Research | Courses | Backup and Archive (TSM) | Viruses and Security | Nexus Service | Wireless and remote access | Computer breakdown services | NSMS | Network Services | Web hosting and Publishing | About OUCS | OUCS Projects | Facilities at OUCS | Access to Services | News and Events | Shared Infrastructure Services | Green IT

Help Services

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Getting Started | View A - Z Listing | Help Centre | Top Questions | Help Request Form | Troubleshooting Guides

Access to Services

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Entitlement to services | Self Registration | Regulations | Accessibility

Welcome To IT Website

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Welcome To IT web site | Bringing a PC to Oxford | Email | Connecting to Oxford | Getting Help, Local IT Help - Colleges or Departments | Viruses | Security | Maps

Nexus Service

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Nexus | Nexus Email FAQ | Nexus Email - Configuring Desktop Clients | Migration to Nexus guide | Outlook Web Access Guides | Passwords | Outlook Web Access - Logon | Mobile access to Nexus | Resource Booking | Contacts | Task Management | SharePoint Service | Exchanging Large Files

Wireless and Remote Access

Wireless networks may not offer the reliability and speed of wired networks but for many their convenience makes them the preferred way to connect to a network whether they are at home, work, or even in an airport. Within Oxford, OUCS provides all of the necessary central services that will allow both members and visitors to connect to the University-wide network via the Oxford Wireless LAN (OWL).... more about wireless

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Remote Access | Registering | VPN Service | Mobiles | Wireless connections (OWL) | Eduroam | Mobile Oxford (external site)

Academic Computing

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Learning Technologies Group | Teaching with technology | WebLearn | Plagarism detection | Podcasting | Green IT | InfoDev | OxFile: send/receive large files


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InfoDev | Research Technologies Service | OSS Watch| Intute: Arts and Humanities | Text Encoding Initiative | British National Corpus | Oxford Text Archive | Learning Technologies Group Projects | OUCS Research Strategy


The IT Learning Programme housed within the Learning Technologies Group at OUCS is all about providing the link between information technology and academic teaching and research. We aim to give you the IT training that you need from gentle introductions to advanced computing topics. Many University members choose to attend one of our many taught courses... more about courses

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IT Learning Programme | Course Booking System | Booking Information | ECDL | Facilities | Lecture Room Hire | Web Based Training | Learning Technology Group | Apple Training Centre | Recommended Books

Data Backup and Archiving on the HFS

How many times have you accidentally deleted something you shouldn't have? It happens to us all. In those situations knowing that you have a backup is a welcome feeling indeed. OUCS operates a University-wide backup service via the Hierarchical File Store (HFS) that is suitable for personal computers and servers alike... more about backup and archive

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Backup or Archive Service? | Clients | Registration | Help and Support | FAQ

Viruses and Security

The sending of email messages between computers has been happening since the early 1970s but as the use and popularity of the Internet has increased it has become a more hostile place. Nowadays most email users are all too familiar with junk mail and virus infected emails... more about viruses and security

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Anti-Virus Information | Viruses | Adware and Spyware | Sophos FAQ | Network Security - OxCERT | Information Security Best Practice Project (ISBP) | Unwelcome to IT


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On-line Shop | Software licensing | Software Card | Software Agreements | Software Mailing Lists and Newsgroups

Computer Breakdown Services

For most of us our use of computer hardware has become an integral part of our daily lives. You could in fact argue that we have become incredibly dependent on computers, many of us would be aghast at the thought of losing our laptop for a significant length of time. So what happens if your laptop does break down and needs repair? OUCS can help and offers a number of services for the repair and upgrade of personal computers. These range from the Computer Hardware Breakdown Service, to the Repair and Upgrade Service, to a Data Backup and System Re-install Service... more about computer breakdown services

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Computer Hardware Breakdown Service | Prices | Covering printers | OUCS Repair and Upgrade Service | Repair prices | Data Backup service | System Re-install service


Does your college or department need some extra or specialized IT help? NSMS may be the answer that you are looking for. NSMS is a team of IT professionals who, as part of OUCS, work throughout Oxford University, within departments, colleges and associated institutions. Think of NSMS as a team of Oxford-specific consultants offering a wide and varied range of IT services... more about NSMS

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File server management | Workstation management | Virtualisation services | Advanced web hosting | Managed Apple OS X services | Firewall service | VM for rent

Network Services

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General Information | Status of some OUCS Services | Mirror Server Software | Linux Service | High performance computing | Oak LDAP | Domain Registration Service | OxFile: send/receive large files

Web Hosting and Publishing

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Web hosting for individuals, Clubs and Societies | Guide to HTML | Personal Web Space FAQ | Guide to Web Services | Web Design Consultancy Service | Podcasting | Media Production Unit | Web Accessibility | Domain Registration Service | Secure FTP | OxFile: send/receive large files | OxItems RSS News Feeds | Using cookies on Universtiy sites

Green IT

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Green IT | Efficient IT | Energy Efficiency and Monitoring Services (EEM) | WebEx Service | Shared Infrastructure Services (SIS) | Private Cloud/Virtual Infrastructure | University Shared Data Centre (USDC)

Shared Infrastructure Services

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Shared Infrastructure Services (SIS) | Private Cloud/Virtual Infrastructure | Data Centres | Data Centre networking | University Shared Data Centre (USDC) | University Shared Data Centre Project | Banbury Road Data Centre (OUCS) | Refurbishment of the Banbury Road Data Centre

IT Support Staff

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IT Support Staff Web Site | Join ITS3 | IT Training

About OUCS

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About | Mission Statement | Service Level Descriptions | Contact | Organisation Structure | Director's Cut | Visiting Banbury Road | Annual Reports | 5 Year Plan | OUCS Research Strategy| Feedback | Newsletters

Facilities at OUCS

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Printing (inc. posters) | Accessibility Equipment | Lecture Room Hire | Laptop Hire | Video Editing | Open Access Machines

OUCS Projects

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The Groupware Project | All RTS projects | Learning Technologies Group Projects | University Shared Data Centre Project | Information Security Best Practice Project (ISBP)

OUCS News, Events and Blogs

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OUCS News | ITS3 News | WebLearn News | About RSS News Feeds | Subscribing to RSS using Firefox | Subscribing to RSS using Thunderbird | OUCS Blogs