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Tech Training Spotlight
02/06/2014 - Want to learn how to create and format such multi-page publications as newspapers, books, newsletters and brochures? Would you like to be able to correct photos or create photographic special effects? Register now for an Adobe InDesign or Photoshop class scheduled for Feb. 27. To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject: join to IT-Training-L-request@...
Ornithology 01-24-14
01/23/2014 - Backyard bird count From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, bird watchers from more than 100 countries are expected to participate in the 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), Feb. 14–17. Anyone anywhere in the world can count birds for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count and enter their sightings at www.BirdCount.org. The information gathered by...
Storing and sharing confidential and sensitive data
01/23/2014 - (This article is available in video format at: http://www.cornell.edu/video/data-hygiene-intro-to-storing-and-sharing-confidential-and-sensitive-data) We all keep data on our computers and online. Any data you access that belongs to Cornell has been placed in your care, whether it be data about other people, research, correspondence or anything else. Practicing good data...
Tech Training Spotlight
01/09/2014 - Whether you want to learn the basics, manage data, work with charts, pivot tables or graphs, or create dashboards – basic, intermediate and advanced classes in Excel are available in a classroom or via WebEx in January and February. To receive training announcements, send an email with the subject: join to IT-Training-L-request@cornell.edu. For a complete listing, see www.it....
Tech Training Spotlight
12/12/2013 - CIT Training Services is now offering Office Productivity workshops via WebEx. Take classes from your desk in Excel, Word, Outlook and Outlook Web App all via WebEx. Look for the workshops labeled “via WebEx”. Be sure to read the “Prerequisites” section and use the link provided to test your computer’s compatibility prior to registering. Register now for workshops scheduled for...
Upgrading Office 365 and a new Outlook Web App
11/21/2013 - A new look for Outlook Web App is coming in December. Microsoft is upgrading Office 365, Cornell’s email service for faculty and staff, starting sometime the first week of December. You won’t see differences with Outlook 2010 (Windows), Outlook 2011 (Mac), Apple Mail 6 or Thunderbird. They’ll work like they did before. The upgraded Outlook Web App (outlook.cornell.edu) will be...
Tech Training Spotlight
11/07/2013 - Want to learn how to create presentations, format slides, draw objects or add graphics? Register now for the PowerPoint 2010 Basic class scheduled for Dec. 3. For a complete listing of technical training resources, see www.cit.cornell.edu/training. Email questions to workshop-info@cornell.edu.
Journey to Asia without leaving Ithaca
11/07/2013 - Cornell’s extensive Asia Collections are snuggled inside Carl A. Kroch Library, which is attached to Olin and accessible by walking through Olin’s main doors and continuing down the length of the main hallway. These collections are a gem hidden in plain sight. The library holds one of the largest and most significant collections of Asian historical and literary materials in North...
Cloud computing: Four ways to protect your identity and your data in the cloud
10/24/2013 - To save resources, protect data and make access to services easier, IT@Cornell strongly encourages the campus community to use enterprise cloud services with a Cornell contract whenever possible. But what about those times when you find you must use a consumer cloud service? How can you protect the university’s data, your data and your online identity when using them? ...
Raising a glass with the Cornell Library
10/10/2013 - Social drinkers as well as those with a deep interest in wine will find a multitude of resources at Cornell’s Library. I recently spoke with staff member Annemarie Morse, who used library resources extensively while earning her Masters in Enology (winemaking) through the Employee Degree Program. “I continue to rely on library resources for the etiquette and wine education...

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