Category Archives: 2011 September IS Newsletter

New Sponsored Account Service

Information Technology Services has recently implemented a new Sponsored Account service. This new service replaced the existing process which had been in place for several years, and is expected to simplify the process for requesting and approving sponsored accounts. Specific improvements to the new service include: Signatures from either the account requestor or approver are […]

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SharePoint 2010 Upgrade

Northeastern’s SharePoint environment was recently upgraded from version 2007 to version 2010. SharePoint is an online collaborative workspace tool that allows NU faculty and staff to share documents, post announcements, manage team calendars and organize team information, among other things, in a secure environment. SharePoint 2010 offers new features and improved efficiency. Some of the […]

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Appointment Calendar Updates for Advisors

In May, Information Technology Services launched the new Appointment Calendar tool, powered by Salesforce, to replace the former Advisor Calendar application. Several issues in the former tool were addressed, as well as new features added to make it more usable for both the advisors and students. For students, a new web-based application was created, with […]

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Tegrity (Lecture Capture) expands to College of Science

Starting this fall, all College of Science faculty members will have the ability to record lectures. Training is available for those who would like to learn more about Tegrity. For class listings and to register for a class, login to the IS Training website. Tegrity lecture capture software enables faculty to automatically capture, store and […]

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Free Print Allowance Expansion

Last fall, Information Technology Services introduced a new print management system in the InfoCommons labs and on the first floor of the Snell Library. This system provided wireless printing to InfoCommons/Library printers and alleviated the need for cover sheets. Due to its success, Information Technology Services is expanding the print management system to make printers […]

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iLife ’11 is Now Available for NU Community

Apple's latest version of iLife is now available on the Mac computers in the InfoCommons and on faculty and staff NUnet Macs. iLife ’11 is also available for installation on non-NUnet, NU owned Macs. Please contact the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 and request a link to download the software. iLife ’11 has new, advanced features […]

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