IU is among a group of the nation’s largest research libraries who are archiving and preserving their vast digital collections in a single, collaborative repository called the HathiTrust. Hathi, the Hindi word for elephant, evokes memory, wisdom, and strength.
If you use an iPhone to connect to IU’s wireless network, be sure to choose IU Secure. Here are step-by-step instructions.
When you log on to social networking sites, keep in mind the key rule of social networking on the Web: Once you post personal information online, you can never take it back. Protect yourself with 12 online self-defense moves.
If you prefer short demonstrations, as opposed to written instructions, the UITS IT Help podcasts are for you. The latest Quickcast (how-to podcast lasting a few minutes) deals with a frequently-asked question: If I use instant messaging software, how can I keep my account secure?
Look to UITS for your IT support needs — walk-in locations mean you can get support in-person at convenient times and places. Consultants will assist you with everything from email troubleshooting to general hardware and software issues.
Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional takes PDFs to a whole new level, turning collections of mixed documents into PDF Portfolios, improving security and accessibility, and adding real-time document collaboration and embedded videos — just to name a few of its advanced features.
UITS will soon offer its “Access: Designing & Packaging Databases” STEPS workshop, to help you gain experience in planning, designing, and developing a complex database from scratch.
The penguin is back on the IU campus. In its tenth year now, the annual Linuxfest will again celebrate the free, open-source operating system Linux and its mascot, that loveable flightless Antarctic bird.
Did you know that you can chat live with a UITS Support Center consultant right from your desktop? Using ITHelpLive, you’ll be able to discuss your IT questions in real time. This service is now available to Windows, Mac, and Linux users.
We’ve launched a new page on Facebook, so you know what’s available to help you with your work and what’s happening around campus. It’s an informal online gathering place where IT is the main topic of conversation, and both newbies and techies are welcome.
In honor of this month’s Celebrate IU festivities, IU is inviting undergraduate and graduate students from all eight campuses to share their university spirit through a video contest on YouTube. Entering the contest is simple: Make a video about why you love IU, upload it to YouTube, and you’ll be eligible to win.
In the coming weeks, UITS will offer the “Desktop Publishing Fundamentals” STEPS Certificate Series, the new “Photoshop: In-Depth Healing Tools” advanced workshop, plus three workshops on Adobe Acrobat.
The IU Geographic Information Systems (GIS) community is hosting the 2nd annual Earth as Art contest in celebration of GIS Day, November 19. Open to the public, the contest encourages participants to create works of art based on satellite imagery, aerial photography, elevation data, infrared imagery, or map features.