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Business systems and administration support
Budgeting and Forecasting Tool (BFT TM1)
University of Oxford's Budgeting and Forecasting Tool
Development and Alumni Relations (DARS)
Supporting the Development and Alumni Relations staff across the University and its colleges
Examination scheduling (CMIS)
A tool for the Examinations and Assessments team to aid with exams scheduling.
Financials (Oracle R12)
Oracle R12 Financials. Oxford University's accounting system
HR Information Systems (CoreHR)
CoreHR is the University's principal HR Information and Payroll System.
Plagiarism awareness for admissions (iThenticate)
Plagiarism awareness for admissions
Research student examination service
For administering examinations and postgraduate theses
Sage (Sage 200cloud)
Sage 200cloud accounting software used by Oxford University's subsidiary companies
Small business solutions
Small to medium sized administrative systems
Student Records (SITS: Vision / eVision)
The main student records system for the University of Oxford
Undergraduate admissions (ADSS)
A tool for Departments and Colleges to share candidate information across an entire subject.
Connect and communicate
Collaboration Suite (Nexus365)
The Collaboration Suite service provides email, calendar and the Microsoft Office 365 suite.
Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Federated Identity and Access Management facilities for the Collegiate University
Large File Exchange (OxFile)
A web service that supports the exchange of large files
Provides remote access to central facilities
Sharepoint - Nexus
A document repository and collaboration service
Unified communications (Chorus)
Telephony and online communications
Web Content Management Systems
Web sites with WYSIWYG content editors
Provides hosting for University web sites
Provides wireless (WiFi) network access for University members using eduroam or OWL, and for visitor
Backup and archive service (HFS)
HFS Backup & Archive
Data Warehousing and Reporting
Mirrors software sites and other internet repositories
Open data service
Stores and makes available linked open data about the collegiate University of Oxford
Desktops and devices
Apple Hardware Service
Repairs and maintenance of Apple personal computing equipment
Managed desktops & devices
A collection of services for managing desktops, laptops, mobiles, and other devices.
Help, advice and consultancy
Providing consultancy services
IT Support Staff Services (ITS3)
Specialist Services for Oxford's IT Support Staff
IT Support for members of the university
Discounted and site-licensed software packages for University units and members
Networks and infrastructure
Central networks (Odin)
Provides interconnections between department / college networks and the Internet
Cloud: Hosted VMs
Providing reliable cost effective virtual server hosting
Cloud: Virtual datacentres
Infrastructure as a service for the University of Oxford
Data Centre Management
providing a secure facility for housing vital IT services across the University.
Firewall management service
A managed firewall service and pre-negotiated discounted pricing for buying your own firewall.
Managed local network services
Support and maintenance for building data networks
Server management service
IT Services can offer server management for Windows and Linux OS.
Advanced Research Computing (ARC)
Advanced Research Computing
Internal Research Award Management System (IRAMS)
Support for management of Divisional Research Funds and associated applications.
Research Awards Dashboard (MARS)
Tool for departments to manage research award projects
Research case management (GoPro)
Research Services case and document management system.
Research costing & pricing (X5)
Research costing, pricing, approval and reporting system
Research Data & Publications (Symplectic Elements)
Research Data & Publications
Research technology consultation
Advice and technical support for researchers, from funding proposal to publication
Survey design & tools
Get advice and support in the design of online surveys.
Provides antivirus and related software to members of the University and IT Support Staff
Disk encryption service (WDE)
Data security for laptops
Information security (InfoSec)
Protecting the University's information, users and systems
Teaching and learning
College tutorial system (OxCort)
Supports the management of the tutorials system within Oxford
Graduate Supervision System (GSS)
GSR has now replaced GSS, please refer to Student Records within Business Systems and administration
IT Learning Centre
Blended learning in IT for students, academics and staff
Learning technology consultation
Advice on the application of digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning.
Lecture capture (Replay)
Replay lecture capture is a free service for departments to automate the recording of lectures.
Over 5,000 hours of video and audio material online bringing Oxford thinking to a global audience
Massive Open Online Courses
Open educational resources
Support for creating and publishing educational content under a Creative Commons Licence.
Paper marking (Mark IT)
Software to support examination paper marking
Plagiarism awareness (Turnitin)
Turnitin finds matches between the work submitted by students and existing electronic sources.
Video production (Podcast production)
Production of broadcast quality video for conferences, lectures and other University events.
Virtual learning environment (WebLearn)
Enabling University members to create and store materials to support teaching and learning
Virtual learning environment - new (Canvas)
Canvas by Instructure is the University-endorsed VLE supporting and enhancing teaching and learning