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Get more out of the Library
06/25/2015 -

One of the benefits of working at Cornell is the opportunity to learn and grow through degree programs, classes, workshops, lectures and online tutorials. Staff members considering one of these options or otherwise expanding their learning opportunities will find the Cornell University Library to be an invaluable learning partner.

Access to the riches of...

Tech Training Spotlight
06/24/2015 -

Want to gain skills in Excel?  Whether you want to learn the basics, manage data, work with charts, pivot tables, or graphs, or create dashboards, there are basic, intermediate, and advanced classes available. Register now for either the two-hour workshops or four-hour classes on Excel 2013 scheduled for July 20 and 21, Oct. 7 or Dec. 3.

To receive training...

TechTalk
06/10/2015 -

New video: Traveling Internationally with Technology

When you travel internationally, years of hard work, your identity, and other Cornell data (including the identities of people you work with) are put at risk. But the great news is that you can take steps to protect data. See how in this five-minute video provided by the Cornell IT Security...

Tech Talk: IT@Cornell Community Conference June 25
05/28/2015 -

The IT@Cornell Community Conference will be held Thursday, June 25, in Bailey Hall. IT@Cornell is exploring the theme of “Connecting the Past, Present and Future” of technology. The morning promises high-impact, insightful, and interactive plenary sessions featuring four national leaders in...

Researching the Danby State Forest
05/14/2015 -

This column has explored resources such as genealogy (http://pawprint.cornell. edu/?q=articles/columns/your-library-your-life/finding-roots), the map collec- tion (http://pawprint.cornell.edu/?q=articles/columns/your-library-your-life/ from-trumansburg-to-tibet-maps-at-cornells-library) and local...

Tech Talk: SharePoint
05/14/2015 -

Want to learn how to build a complete solution for branding a SharePoint site?

The SharePoint Online – Branding and User Interface Design course explains begin- ning branding features as well as underlying SharePoint branding technology with- in SharePoint Online. Register now...

Upcoming ornithology events
05/03/2015 -

Birds and blossoms            

In collaboration with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Cayuga Bird Club, Cornell Plantations is offering Friday morning bird walks at 8 a.m. in the Newman Arboretum, and Sunday wildflower walks 1 p.m. in Sapsucker Woods. Friday walks will be held May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 (meet...

TechTalk on business analysis
05/03/2015 -

Have you ever wanted to explore the breadth of tasks, skills and interactions expected in a business analysis professional role?  An upcoming four-day course provides a complete foundational set of practical tips and hands on exercises to build expertise and confidence using requirements delivery strategies, independent of methodology.  Register now for the four-day...

Six easy spring cleaning tips for your workspace
05/03/2015 -

What is it about warmer temperatures, sunshine, green grass, blooming daffodils and leaves returning to bare trees that compels us to – spend all day indoors cleaning?

Wikipedia lists a number of historic origins for spring cleaning, ranging from the ancient Persians and Hebrews to Greek Orthodox traditions, all of which observe some formalized rites of vernal cleansing....

The 1980s: a decade of staff firsts
05/03/2015 -

The ’80s were packed with “firsts” for Cornell staff.

Networking. The first issue of the staff paper Networking was distributed March 6, 1980 – just the words “Name me” appeared in the masthead. It would gain its name by the next issue through a staff contest and would be renamed Pawprint in 1995, also by staff vote. In 1982, the first annual Networking...

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