Category Archives: 2011 March IS Newsletter

Announcing the NUnet MacOS X Faculty/Staff Environment – Available March 11th, 2011

Beginning March 11th, 2011, a managed faculty/staff desktop environment for use on Mac-based Northeastern University computers will be made available by Information Technology Services. The new NUnet MacOS X environment enables you to log in using your NUnet credentials, use a standardized MacOS X system with pre-installed software and configuration settings, and easily install and […]

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Easily connect with your colleagues using Lync

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the availability of the Microsoft Lync service. Lync is the latest unified communications solution from Microsoft and is the successor to our Lotus Sametime offering. Lync enables faculty and staff within the Northeastern community to send and receive instant messages, participate in online meetings, share resources and more. […]

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Mathematica 8

The newest version of Mathematica, version 8, is now available! One of the major changes with Mathematica 8 is that students, faculty and staff no longer have to download the software through myApps on myNEU. The software will be available directly though Wolfram for both personal computers and non-NUnet Northeastern computers. You will need to create […]

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Information Services and EdTech Sponsoring Adobe Day

On March 22nd we are pleased to bring to the Northeastern community an opportunity to attend workshops on Adobe products, presented by Adobe. Adobe Day will feature four sessions to be held in the EdTech Center on the second floor of Snell Library. The schedule is: 9:30-10:30 Create your own info-graphic Adobe Illustrator is a tool […]

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The latest version of EndNote X4 is now available

Use  EndNote X4 to search online bibliographic databases, organize references, images and PDFs in any language, and create bibliographies and figure lists instantly. For more information, visit the EndNote X4 website. To access EndNote X4 on NUnet, go to Start–> Programs–> References and you will see Endnote X4 available for use. Faculty and staff can […]

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NUwave Wireless Update – March 2011

The campus continues to receive 802.11n upgrades to NUwave, our wireless network. The main benefits of 802.11n, when compared to 802.11g, are 50% faster transmission speeds and increased signal strength, when accessed from an 802.11n capable system. 802.11n also supports systems using 802.11a, b, or g at their rated speeds. We are pleased to announce 802.11n […]

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