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ITS at Augustana now has a YouTube Channel

ITS now has a YouTube channel! Why, you ask? So we can share insightful how-to videos as well as videos about new IT resources here at Augustana. We hope you find them informative and useful. Our channel:

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ITS Move to Sorensen

At the end of May, ITS began our move from the F.W. Olin Center to Sorensen Hall. If you get a chance, please stop by to say hi or to get help with a technology-related problem. See some pictures of … Continue reading

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Password Policy Change on July 8th

There will be some official changes to our password policy that will take place on July 8th in order to increase security across campus. These changes were previously recommendations, but will now be automatically enforced for our network passwords (Note: this is … Continue reading

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Keep legitimate emails (i.e. TimeClock, copier scans) out of Spam with a filter

We’ve been having some issues lately with emails accidentally going into the spam folder. One way to avoid this is to check your spam folder periodically and unmark them, however that can become frustrating when it happens repeatedly to routine … Continue reading

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Update – Internet Explorer for Windows Security Issue

I know that this bug has been worrying many of you, so I’m happy to report that after update from Microsoft, Internet Explorer will be safe to use once again. Most computers on campus are set up for automatic Windows … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Lunch & Learns

Spring Term Lunch & Learn @ ITS — held at 11:30am on the 1st floor of Olin, Rm 110 Learning with March 13 Tools for Instant Feedback March 27 Spicing up Moodle April 10 RSVP by emailing!

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Fall Break Training Offerings

We have two trainings scheduled for this week. Please RSVP to the ITS staff member that is listed as teaching the course. Both of this week’s courses are Blue and Gold Certification electives and both are especially important for professors … Continue reading

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Olin Center Extended Hours

Olin’s hours change for Week 10, Finals Week, and Spring Break. We extend our building hours during Week 10 and Finals Week to allow students to have a place to study. Since few students are on campus during Spring Break, … Continue reading

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Phishing (Scam emails looking for confidential information)

To paraphrase the definition, phishing is when a person tries to obtain confidential information from Internet users, usually through an email that appears legitmate, but contains a link to a fake website that replicates the real one. From time … Continue reading

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Google Drive – quick look

Google Drive was recently announced as a new feature and enhancement to Google Docs.  It allows each Google user to store her files on Google’s servers and have a special folder synchronized so that when you place new files there, they … Continue reading

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