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Tech Tip: Office 365 and OneDrive

Do you have a group project this semester? Well, an easy way for the whole to group edit a single document is to use Office 365. Login to your individual OneDrive using your E-town credentials, and share the document with your

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Chrome Apps Faculty Will Love

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to be more organized, get more work done, and finally finish your research or book, then these Chrome Extensions might be perfect for you and your students. Distraction-free viewing Mercury Reader (formerly

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Xfinity on Campus!

It’s here. It’s finally here! Xfinity on Campus is officially a reality! Why are we so excited? Our contract with Comcast includes a subscription to Xfinity on Campus for Residential Students. This means that students have free access to Xfinity

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Zoom Web Conferencing

All campus staff and faculty now have access to Zoom Web Conferencing.  Zoom is replacing WebEx as our web conferencing solution. What is Zoom and what can you do with it?  Connect with anyone with an internet connection from PC,

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2017 New Year, New You!

Seven tech things to think about in 2017. Update your computer. Not only is the new year a time for changes in your life, it’s a time for changes in your technology. It’s a fantastic time to update your computer.

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Chrome Extensions You’ll Love – Happy Valentine’s Day!

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to be a better student, procrastinate less, or be more organized then these Chrome Extensions are for you. Distraction-free viewing Mercury Reader (formerly Readability) allows you to focus more on the task

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Tech Tip: Device Issues? Turn it off and back on again. Really.

When your computer acts up or apps stop responding or your Wi-Fi won’t connect, don’t panic.  The easiest thing to try and fix any technology device issue is to turn the device off and then back on again. No, really.

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It’s Time to Change Your Password

Welcome back to campus! It’s that time of year again. Classes are starting and passwords need to be changed! It is best to change your password occasionally to maintain security for your account. When you change your password, it must

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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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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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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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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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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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