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04.04.2022: Change in the management of the IT Services - new contact persons
After the retirement of the longtime RZ director Gerhard Schneider, we would like to inform you about the new contact contact persons of the University's IT Services.
He came together with the Euro...
... and will retire on March 31, 2022, after more than 20 years in charge of the data center. The Computing Center bids farewell to its long-time director Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schneider.
Ukraine war - Cybersecurity situation: Information for University members
The war of Russia against the Ukraine also takes place in the cybersphere. Hence we'd like to raise awareness among the University members, e.g., for Phishing e-mails.
2022-02-03 HISinOne available again
The Campus Management System HISinOne is available again since 12:34 pm
Action required! Maintenance work on the bwCloud (all operating sites) from January 25, 2022 onwards
From 25/01/2022 08:00 maintenance work will take place in all bwCloud operating sites and will last at least one day. The user accounts and projects of each user have to be reactivated or newly created by a re-registration. For the Freiburg region, further manual work, such as the manual migration of VMs, is also necessary.
Survey on BigBlueButton among lecturers and students
Dear lecturers, dear students, help us improve our offerings and participate in our short, anonymous survey about BigBlueButton, our video conferencing or virtual classroom tool.
The new SPSS licenses are available in Asknet from now on
SPSS licenses can now be ordered in the Asknetshop. Versions 26, 27 and 28 are available.
ILIAS available again after update to version 7.2
The update of ILIAS to the latest version 7.2 has been successful. File migration processes are still running in the background and will be completed automatically in the next few days. All files and courses are of course available. Thank you for your patience and have fun with ILIAS 7!
bwLehrpool: Wikis and updated documentation
As part of the ongoing update of bwLehrpool documentation, the RZ's bwLehrpool wiki pages have been streamlined to include references to the cross-university bwLehrpool state service wiki.
Information session: hybrid teaching opportunities on 7/20-21, 9 a.m.
Tuesday, 20.07. - 09:00 - 10:00h (by zoom) for lecturers/course organizers of the University of Freiburg
Department E-Learning is looking for student assistants
We are looking for motivated students to join our team in providing e-learning support to faculty and students.
Use of pool rooms with bwLehrpool (preliminary considerations for opening RZ, WM4)
Due to recent developments, on-site pool use is moving back into reach. Currently, the pools are available for e-exams and can also be used for approved on-site events. Free practice still requires documentation of presence, which requires oversight personnel. This needs planning lead time as it also coincides with the regulations for opening the relevant buildings.
Guideline of the work group RDM "Responsible Handling of Research Data" published on Zenodo
The "Guidelines - Responsible Handling of Research Data" of the Working Group on Research Data Management in Baden-Württemberg, in which the RDMG is also involved, which has already been mentioned several times, has now been officially published and referenced via DOI after adoption in the work group and confirmation in the ALWR (working group of the representatives of Scientific Computing Centers in Baden-Württemberg) and working group BibDir.
bwLehrpool available in the geology pool rooms
In the two pool rooms of Geology (Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences) bwLehrpool is now also available.
Webinar "Making videos accessible: Automatic subtitles with Panopto and basic video editing features".
The webinar will take place today, Friday, May 7, at 11:30 a.m. and is aimed at teaching staff at the University of Freiburg