Yearly Archives: 2016

Tech Tip: Office 365 for the Holidays

Don’t forget, as a student as Elizabethtown College, you can download Microsoft Office products for free from ITS onto 5 different devices. With this download, you’ll have free access to Excel, Outlook, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word. Follow the steps in

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Tech Tip: Out of Office Messages

Leaving your office for winter break requires some planning. It may not be quite as long as summer break, but you still may need to set your Out of Office Replies or change your Voicemail. Out of Office Email Response

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Phishing for Links

Recently, E-town was the target of a major phishing scam. Many users failed to recognize the misleading link in the email. Links in emails can present problems in two major ways: they can be infected with malware that can damage

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Tech Tip: Adobe Accessibility

Why make Accessible PDFs? We all know that making documents accessible to persons with disabilities is not only the moral thing to do, but it’s also the law. It may seem like a hassle to make your PDFs accessible, but

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Thankful for Wi-Fi Tips

Thankful for Wi-Fi Tips  Last month, we gave you some Phishing Tricks (http://groups.etown.edu/its/2016/10/26/optimize-your-wi-fi-settings/) and Wi-Fi Treats (http://groups.etown.edu/its/2016/10/26/optimize-your-wi-fi-settings/). This month, we’re thankful for even more Wi-Fi tips! Apple users, this time it’s all about you. Android users, pay attention though; some of this is

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Tech Tip: Recording in PowerPoint

You may not have noticed, but PowerPoint allows you to record your presentation. This can include recording yourself through the camera, recording your voice with a microphone, and recording notes right on the slide with a laser pointer, highlighter, and

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Security for Your Mobile Device

Mobile devices are one of the most common ways to communicate and interact now. We can do nearly anything right from our smartphones such as banking, shopping, viewing medical data or history, and even working remotely. That information is good

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Tech Tip: VHS players are out!

VHS players on campus are no longer supported. Some classroom podiums may still have VHS players, but as these devices fail, we will not be replacing them. Faculty are encouraged to bring old VHS tapes to the Help Desk in

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Watch for Smartwatches

There are tons of smartwatches on the market from big brands and smaller tech companies. Here’s a handy article with a review of the Best Smartwatch 2016 from Wareable. These Smartwatches can make a great holiday gift for yourself or someone

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Recent Updates to Canvas: October 2016

There are some great updates to Canvas this month that will save time and keep everyone on track!  Watch some of the highlights in the screencast or read the full release notes for all of the details.  Here are some

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Optimize Your Wi-Fi Settings

Over the summer, ITS worked very hard to upgrade the entire wireless network on campus. Now, students can enjoy Wi-Fi beyond buildings in areas such as in the Dell or the Academic Quad. The Wi-Fi is also faster and more

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Atomic Learning

You’ve seen our Knowledgebase by now. Have you noticed the videos or links to videos at the bottom of nearly every article? If you haven’t noticed yet, check out this Track Changes in Word article for reference. It has five

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Tech Tip: Email Signatures in OWA

Some students, faculty, and staff choose to have email signatures. These signatures often include their names, department or major, and contact information or other affiliations. To add an email signature to your account, login to mail.etown.edu. The click the gear

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Tech Tip: Making Copies with New Copiers

Throughout campus, new copiers are replacing the old ones. The new ones are smaller, but just as powerful. Some functions are slightly different. To make a copy, first you must login to the copier using your ID or username and

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Tech Tip: Accessing Group/Club E-mail Accounts

With the new OWA (Outlook Web App) update, you might be wondering how to access the club email accounts. First, login to your email with OWA. Click the avatar image in the top right corner and choose “Open another mailbox…”

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