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The new number for IT support is 255-5500.

Answer a ‘Question of the Week’ to guide the IT Strategic Plan

Suppose someone told you five years ago that soon everyone walking across campus would be talking on a phone. You might have accepted that, but would you have believed that some of the phones would be talking back and giving advice?

Kronos Basic Tip: Check your accrual balances

If you’re just getting started with Kronos, or if you’re trying the simpler Kronos Basic (HTML) version, you may be wondering how to see how much vacation, sick, family health care or personal time you have.

1. Under My Information, click My Reports.

Log on to Books 24x7

Books24x7, an online book resource available to all active faculty, staff and students, offers thousands of complete, unabridged business and technology e-books.

Cornell’s CIO shares his vision

Ted Dodds became Cornell’s new chief information officer and vice president for information technology in January 2011. Previously, he was the University of British Columbia’s chief information officer (1997-2009) and its vice provost.

COLTS users switching to Kronos

Soon, 7,000 nonexempt staff and student employees will switch to recording their time in Kronos.

Pilot program to test eTexts, textbooks

Electronic textbooks, or eTexts, promise to cut textbook costs, while adding features that go beyond printed books. And an iPad weighs a lot less, too.

Beginning this spring, Cornell will launch a pilot program to test eTexts in four courses, involving about 1,000 students.

Cornell launches Video on Demand

Cornell launches Video on Demand

Cornell faculty and staff now have a free, university-provided way to get videos related to Cornell’s mission onto the web. With the new Video on Demand service, it takes just a few quick steps.

Tech the halls!

In the spirit of the season, members of CIT would like to share some favorite free or low-cost online resources, with the hopes that you may enjoy them this winter break.

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