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Talk:Middlebury Student Guide to Technology

Revision as of 12:07, 3 December 2009 by Christopher Hunt (talk | contribs) (Outline)

Outline:

  • How to use "Go" links (so we don't have to repeat the same exact instructions every single time a GO link is used)
  • Library resources, hours, facilities, loaning equipment, media lab, etc.

Sections that exist in the current PDF document:

  • About LIS
  • LIS Service Points
  • Telephone Numbers for LIS
  • LIS Website
  • Technology Helpdesk (hours etc)
  • On-campus training
  • Written documentation
  • Computer purchase and repair
  • Basic software
  • Digital media & wilson lab
  • Computing sites at Middlebury
  • Library hours of operation
  • Library resources:
    • Getting help from ref librarian
    • Borrow books etc
    • Materials on reserve
    • Searching & finding
    • NExpress & ILLiad
  • Using computers in library
  • Food
  • General computer advice
  • Get started with computing
    • ID & PIN, activate un / pw
  • Things to know about our network
    • The Hard-Wired Network
    • Register your computer (purpose, procedure)
  • Network connectivity (Mac, PC)
  • Wireless network
    • Reset IP
    • Connect to wireless (PC, Mac)
  • Using file servers
    • Connecting to fileservers (PC, Mac)
    • Connecting through Netstorage
    • Course folders ( , copying files)
  • Printing documents
    • Print sparingly
    • How to print
    • GO navigation
  • Email
    • Email policy
    • Phishing
    • Address & display name
    • Webmail (PC, Mac)
    • Managing mailbox w Webmail
    • Forwarding email (how to set, how to discontinue)
  • SPAM firewall
  • BannerWeb (how to login, PIN changes, security question)
  • Maintaining your computer
    • Best practices
    • Avoid viruses & malware
  • Foreign language input
    • Special characters (using keyboard, using number codes, for Mac)
  • Your username and password
  • Windows computer settings for the network


What students will need:

  • What to do to be ready for Middlebury
    • BW PIN & account setup
    • Register computer
  • Introduction to LIS & resources