IT Services




1.1. What is InfoDev?

InfoDev’ is the name for IT Services's Academic development team. InfoDev provides data solutions, web projects and advice to IT Services, to the University, and also to external clients. This covers a wide variety of activities including the creation, management, analysis, visualisation and publication of digital information of all sorts. InfoDev incorporates several specialist teams including the Web Design Consultancy. InfoDev can help in the development and management of your digital information and materials. InfoDev undertakes charged work on a not-for-profit basis.


Research Support

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InfoDev used to provide the Research Support at OUCS and this has now been factored out to a dedicated Research Support Team in IT Services. This team helps researchers by offering a range of services to assist staff in planning and carrying out research projects ( This can range from giving detailed advice on funding applications to providing ongoing technical consultation and support. They're interested in helping you plan IT projects, start them, implement them, publish them, and sustain them once they are finished. Visit the Research Support Services page for more information.

1.3. Web Projects

Web Projects

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InfoDev works on many web projects and runs the Web Design Consultancy which will either advise on all aspects of websites or help you to design, build, maintain, host, and refresh your websites. InfoDev also supports and maintains the University's Google Search Appliance to provide tailored searches and results from University sites. We can provide hosted websites and content management systems which adhere to the rules concerning University websites.

Visit the WDC pages for more information.

1.4. Data Solutions

Data Solutions

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InfoDev collaborates with research projects, and departments to provide a wide variety of information management and data development solutions. This can range from legacy data migration, format transformation, data up-scaling, database-building, the analysis or visualisation of information, to data collection. We're interested in helping you make more use of the digital information you create.

Visit our page on data solutions for more information.

1.5. Examples of Our Work

Examples of Our Work

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Information on past and completed InfoDev work.

InfoDev is committed to the preservation and maintenance of the outputs of its work. Examples of the kinds of projects and other work we have provided are available from our page of examples.

Visit the examples page for more information.