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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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Force Quit an Application – PC & Mac

Sometimes applications just freeze and no matter what you do, you can’t turn them off. This is where a force quit is handy. You don’t have to shut down the computer, just the application. PC Press Control + Alt +

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Schedule a Meeting by Checking Attendees Free/Busy Time – PC & Mac

How do you determine when people are free in order to schedule a meeting that everyone can attend? Phone calls, many emails? Thought so… On both the PC and the Mac and Outlook Web App there is a great Outlook

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Faculty and Staff Websites

Did you know that Elizabethtown College Faculty and Staff can create personal websites? The Office of Marketing and Communications offers this service along with a pre-designed free WordPress template. If you need help working on your website, there are periodic

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Office 2013 at Home (For Faculty and Staff)

Office 2013 is now available for full time college employees who already use Office programs on their  office work computers  and would like to use it at home. This special offer allows for the download of Office 2013 on a

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Sympodium Workshop

The Sympodium workshop, held in Esbenshade 163, will help faculty and staff learn how to utilize  Sympodiums in classrooms. Sympodiums, or “Smart Podiums”, are located in multiple classrooms across campus and have special features which allow instructors to “write” on

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Hide Courses in Blackboard

Did you know that you can hide previous or cluttered course listings from your list on Blackboard? This doesn’t delete the courses; it only hides them from view. This can unclutter your landing page and make it easier to navigate

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Out of Office Replies Using OWA

In a rush to get out the door for that long anticipated vacation, you forgot to let email correspondents know that you are away from the office. Now you’re not in the office and want to want to turn on

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Google Search Techniques to Save You Time

Everyone “Googles it” to find information or learn something new.  Check out this post to learn some lesser-known, but highly useful and time-saving Google search techniques.  Let’s work smarter! http://www.johntedesco.net/blog/2012/06/21/how-to-solve-impossible-problems-daniel-russells-awesome-google-search-techniques/trackback/

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Protecting Personally Identifiable Information – Part 2

Two weeks ago we saw ways to identify phishing messages and last Monday we learned how important it is to protect personally identifiable information (PII). We are going to continue the discussion of PII today. Avoid storing personally identifiable information

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Computer Literacy Basics

The start of a new semester brings with it the use of new technology.  Does the idea of having to use technology in your courses make you anxious?  Do you feel like you waste precious time muddling through?  If so,

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View Mailbox Quota Information

Check out directions on how to display mailbox quota information on the status bar in Outlook 2010 for the PC. This will allow you to see when your mailbox is getting close to full so you can do something about

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Faculty and Staff Technology Trainings – May 2013

As the Spring semester winds down, there are some professional development opportunities that you may be interested in attending.  See the dates and details below. May 7, 2013 Non-Credit Computer Training           1:00-4:00 – InfoMaker Training

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