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Redesigned Faculty Website Launched

A new look to the Faculty of Oriental Studies website (http://www.orinst.ox.ac.uk/) has been launched. This is not a radical redesign, but it does address a number of issues that had been identified with the old site. Notable among these are … Continue reading

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New lecture list and room booking system goes live

Over the summer a bespoke lecture list and room booking system has been created. This is a modified version of the one in use by the Faculty of Modern Languages which they created in house. Development of the system is … Continue reading

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Faculty website moves to a CMS

The main Faculty website, http://www.orinst.ox.ac.uk, has moved into a content management system (CMS). The move will make it easier to maintain and should open up new possibilities to develop the website further.

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New Computers for the Institute for Chinese Studies Language Lab

The PCs in the Institute for Chinese Studies language lab have been replaced with brand new computers.

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New Computers for the Oriental Institute Language Lab

The computers in the Oriental Institute language lab have been replaced with brand new computers. The replacement of the ageing computers was made possible by a grant from the James Mew Fund.    

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New Lecture List Database

There is now a new back end system controlling the lecture lists that appear on the Faulty website. This system adds a number of new benefits including an easier method of editing the details of a lecture, and adds the ability to add a subject groups lecture list to the calendar of any email client or calendar software that supports iCalendar format. To view the lecture lists or subscribe to a calendar visit http://intranet.orient.ox.ac.uk/. Continue reading

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Oriental Studies’ Blogs Launched

A new blogging service for members of the Faculty of the Studies has been launched. This service allows Faculty members to create and publish their own blog while having the infrastructure managed by the Faculty. More information can be found at on the main blog site: http://blogs.orient.ox.ac.uk. Continue reading

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