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Talk:Middlebury Student Guide to Technology

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Getting started at Middlebury College

  • Get started with computing - DONE
    • Before you arrive vs. when you arrive - DONE
    • ID & PIN, activate un / pw - DONE
  • BannerWeb (how to login, PIN changes, security question) - DONE
  • Register your computer (purpose, procedure) - DONE

Connecting to our network

  • Things to know about our network - DONE
  • The Hard-Wired Network - DONE
  • Network connectivity (Mac, PC) - DONE
  • Wireless network - DONE
    • Connect to wireless (PC, Mac) - DONE
  • Windows computer settings for the network - DONE

Setting up your computer

  • Computer purchase and repair
  • Basic software - DONE
  • Foreign language input will explain potential, but redirect to a separate article that we should create.
    • Special characters (using keyboard, using number codes, for Mac)

Maintenance and protection

  • General computer advice - DONE
  • Maintaining your computer - DONE
    • Best practices - DONE
    • Avoid viruses & malware - DONE

Our Network

  • Your username and password
  • Computing sites at Middlebury
  • GO navigation

Printing documents

    • Print sparingly
    • How to print

Email

(Should just be bare-bones basic info, then links to Email section.)

  • Email
    • Email policy
    • Phishing
    • Address & display name
    • Webmail (PC, Mac)
    • Managing mailbox w Webmail
    • Forwarding email (how to set, how to discontinue)
  • SPAM firewall

File servers

  • Using file servers
    • Connecting to fileservers (PC, Mac)
    • Connecting through Netstorage
    • Course folders ( , copying files)

LIS (Library Information Services)

  • About LIS
  • LIS Service Points
  • Telephone Numbers for LIS
  • LIS Website
  • Written documentation
  • Helpdesk is here for help (see below)
  • Library hours of operation
  • Technology Helpdesk (hours etc)
  • Digital media & wilson lab
  • On-campus training
  • Food
  • Using computers in library
  • Library resources:
    • Getting help from ref librarian
    • Borrow books etc
    • Materials on reserve
    • Searching & finding
    • NExpress & ILLiad
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