Tech Talk

2015

September

Clio and Digital Mapping September 24, 2015 PCMag, a leading international publication related to technology, has featured Marshall University and Clio www.theclio.com in their latest series on technology and higher education.  “It’s great to see Marshall in some rather elite company,” said Clio founder and Marshall History professor David Trowbridge. The article lists the following universities as tech innovators: Boston College, George Mason University, Marshall University, Stanford University, UCLA, University of North Texas, University of Richmond, and the University of Virginia. “Each of these institutions have invested significant funds into their digital humanities programs, and have become leaders in the field. We should be ...

Windows 10 Training September 11, 2015 Via LyndaCampus – On Demand Training Prepare for the planned University wide Windows 10 deployment beginning in November 2015 with on-demand training through Marshall University’s campus subscription with Lynda.com.  Learn all of the essential features of Windows 10 at your own pace.  You’ll be able to learn how to: customize Windows 10 to your liking, start working with files and applications, use Cortana to search and navigate, and browse the web with the new Microsoft Edge browser.  Utilize this training and many others from our LyndaCampus subscription at lynda.marshall.edu .   Questions regarding ...

Eduroam Now Available September 10, 2015 Marshall University’s Division of Information Technology has partnered with eduroam, a secure, worldwide roaming Internet access service developed for the international research and education communities.  MU faculty, staff and students visiting other participating institutions around the world can use their MU email address and password to gain instant wireless Internet access.  Conversely, visitors from eduroam partners and Internet2 member institutions can connect to MU’s wireless network using their home institution credentials. For example, when visiting WVU your MU email address and password provides access to the WVU Wi-Fi network. Eduroam is ...

LibCal September 9, 2015 Marshall University offers online scheduling for students of Drinko Library Collaboration, Team, and Study rooms now using LibCal.  LibCal is an easy to use calendaring and event management platform for libraries.  Used by 1,600+ libraries worldwide, LibCal makes it a breeze to manage online scheduling.  Use LibCal by visiting marshall.libcal.com. Questions regarding LibCal can be directed to Johnny Bradley, bradley39@marshall.edu, 304-696-6434.

SFB Training September 8, 2015 Update 10/8/15: For all upcoming Skype for Business training sessions please refer to our dedicated Skype for Business page by clicking here Skype for Business is Marshall’s new, unified communications solution that integrates all of our communication needs. Combining the best abilities of our desk phones, Microsoft Outlook, instant messaging and group and personal video conferencing with others whether collaborating on– or off-campus. To get a better understanding, please feel free to drop in to any of our upcoming Skype for Business Training Sessions in the upcoming weeks.   Date Time Location Tuesday – 9/8/15 1:00PM – 2:00PM Drinko Library ...

Netflix and the ADA September 7, 2015 How a Landmark Case Changed the Legal Landscape of Closed Captioning Wednesday, September 16 | 2:00 P.M. | Drinko 349 & MUSC GC 134 This webinar will be presented by Arlene B. Mayerson, who led the legal team in the case that secured a historic settlement that ensures 100% closed captions in Netflix’s streaming video content. Ms. Mayerson will discuss the application of the ADA, as well as how the ruling impacts online education and other industries using streaming video. Questions regarding this event can be directed to Crystal Stewart, crystal.stewart@marshall.edu, 304-696-2970.

Blackboard Learn Workshops September 6, 2015 These workshops will be presented virtually using Blackboard Collaborate by Tammy Jolley, Customer Success Advocate, Blackboard Inc. To Attend these Workshop: Please email: tammy.jolley@blackboard.com to reserve a seat. Seats are limited, so be sure to reserve your spot. Once registered you will receive the specific meeting log-in information. Questions regarding these workshops can be directed to Paula Kaplan, kaplanp@marshall.edu, 304-746-1948.   Where Did They Go? Using the Bb Learn Retention Center for Early Alerts Friday, September 11 | 12:00 P.M. | Blackboard Collaborate (see info below) Bb Learn Gradebook Features & Tips Friday, September 18 | 1:00 P.M. ...

DocDel September 4, 2015 DocDel is a new method for Marshall University faculty and staff on the Huntington campus to receive requested items to their department mailbox. Almost anything requested from EZBorrow, Interlibrary Loan (ILL), and Marshall Library’s holdings can be delivered to department mailboxes. Items marked “In Library Use Only” are prohibited from being delivered. Deliveries will be made every Tuesday and Thursday, between 3:30-4:30pm. How does DocDel work? Complete the online form to sign up for the service. Submit requests for EZBorrow, Interlibrary Loan (ILL), or Marshall Library-owned items (via My Library account) as you ...


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