Category Archives: 2012 September IS Newsletter

Introducing the new Digital Media Commons in Snell Library

Information Technology Services announces the opening of the new Digital Media Commons in Snell Library. Supported by Library and IS technology staff, the new Digital Media Commons facility will be integrated with the Library’s existing and enhanced recording studio rooms, providing a comprehensive facility for audio and video creation and multimedia projects. New animation, 3D-modeling, […]

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Download the New Northeastern Mobile App!

Through a collaboration among Information Technology Services, EMSA, and Marketing and Communications, the Northeastern mobile application has been recently updated and includes new services and features to better serve all members of the campus community! Currently the mobile app keeps current students, prospective students, and University faculty and staff updated on news, information, and important […]

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Apple’s release of OS X Mountain Lion

​Apple recently released OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, continuing its recent strategy to provide annual releases of OS X. This new release continues the integration of features found in iOS into OS X for the Mac, including Messages replacing iChat, and the introduction of iOS features like Notes, Notification Center, Reminders, Share Sheets, AirPlay Mirroring […]

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Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is now available and enables web conferencing, instant messaging and voice authoring functionality into the online Blackboard learning experience. The Blackboard Collaborate platform consists of three core modules. See a slideshow presentation below for an overview of each module. Introducing Web Conferencing Introducing Instant Messaging Introducing Voice Tools (This introduction is an actual […]

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myFiles Storage Allocation Expanded

Information Technology Services has expanded the storage allocations for myFiles, the personal web-based storage service available for use by all faculty, staff and students. All students will now be able to store up to 5 GB in their individual myFiles accounts (up from 1 GB), while faculty and staff myFiles quotas have been raised from […]

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Enhancements to the Free Print Management Service

In response to student feedback, Information Technology Services has made several changes to the free print allowance service for this academic year. Additional Printer Locations – Are you planning a meeting in the newly renovated Curry Student Center (CSC)? For your convenience, printers will be added during the Fall term to several floors of the […]

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