Information Services



Projects and partnerships


Templeman Library

WiFi extension

An Information Services project is underway to extend WiFi coverage on the Canterbury campus to all areas of all buildings by autumn 2013.

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Templeman Library development

A 3000m2 extension will be added to the western side of the Templeman Library, in time for the University's 50th anniversary celebrations in 2015.


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ARK - Analysing Raptor at Kent

Investigating the impact and potential gains of using Raptor software to monitor e-resource usage at Kent.


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Staff Connect

The Human Resources and Payroll system is being replaced, due to withdrawal of manufacturer support.




This JISC funded project will ensure compliance with the UK standard for describing course related material, allowing it to be shared with course-finder websites.


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Templeman Library Continued Service Improvement Programme

Rolling changes are being made in direct response to feedback, so that the Library can continue to meet the needs of its users.


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Reading Lists Project

Information Services are working on a new reading list service, based on the Talis Aspire system, which will be launched to Canterbury students at the start of the spring term 2012. Academic staff will be able to create and edit their own lists within the system.



Templeman Library Reserve Collection Project

The Reserve Collection Project is the first phase of a more active and strategic approach to the development of Templeman Library collections, that seeks to preserve the collection of library print materials and strategically improve the use of existing stock.


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EAT-PDP – engaging alumni through personal development planning

The EAT-PDP project will prove the link between effective and on-going web-based Personal Development Planning (PDP) and the creation of a mutually beneficial alumni relationship.


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Last Updated: 01/08/2013