Category Archives: 2012 September IS Newsletter

Saving Power on Your Mobile Device

Did you know that the method you use to connect to the Internet can affect power consumption in your mobile devices? When connected to a Wi-Fi network, mobile devices will consume significantly less power than when connected to a 3G/4G network. To save battery life, be sure to search for and connect to a Wi-Fi […]

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New Turnitin feature – Voice Comments

Online grading and markup for Turnitin Assignments in Blackboard just got better with the “Voice Comments” feature. The ability for an instructor to leave a personal voice comment is a powerful tool for providing feedback to a student. With just a few clicks, instructors can quickly record a detailed message of up to 3 minutes […]

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How to Map to the Q drive in Windows

To create or recreate a drive mapping to the file server, right click "My Computer" (Windows XP) or "Computer" (Windows 7) from your Windows desktop and choose "Map Network Drive" from the menu options. Select drive letter Q, and specify folder \\nunet.neu.edu\dept-shares. Check the box to reconnect at logon and click the "Finish" button. If […]

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Engage IS for Software/Hardware Purchases

If you are considering a new software purchase, the Information Technology Services Software Licensing Office is available for recommendations. The Software Licensing Office will assist you in obtaining the best purchasing, licensing and support terms for your software needs and to reduce the likelihood of licensing and integration difficulties. Contact software@neu.edu for more information. For […]

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