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Queen's University

Spring 2011 Newsletter

In the Spotlight

Interim CIO Announced


ITServices is pleased to welcome an interim Chief Information Officer while the search for a permanent replacement is underway.

>> Get introduced to the interim CIO ...


Security Corner

Computing Safely @ Queen's


It is the responsibility of every computer user at Queen's to employ safe computing practices. ITServices' new online security course will help ensure you have the basics under your belt.

>> Learn how to enrol in Computing Safely @ Queen's online ...



Web Accessibility

New Online Web Accessibility Course


ITServices has been raising web accessibility awareness for the last few years, and now we are proud to announce the creation of a new online web accessibility course.

>> Find out how you can raise your web accessibility awareness ...



New Video Captioning Service Introduced


closed captioning iconITServices is introducing a new service to assist users in adding captioning and transcripts to their audio and video web content. This service will support Queen's efforts to comply with new web accessibility legislation that is pending in Ontario.

>> Find out how to access ITServices' Video Captioning service ...


Tech Tip

Mailing Lists: Schedule a Message for Future Delivery


Ever need to get a message sent to your mailing list at a time when you are not able to send it?  With the enhanced Messaging Posting interface in Listserv version 16, you can prepare draft replies as well as create new messages to be delivered on a specific date at a specific time!

>> Read the step by step instructions...



Teaching & Learning

Web Conferencing Solution Available


ITServices has purchased Elluminate Live! licenses from Blackboard. This software allows users to chair web-based, virtual meetings, lead tutorial sessions, and even give lectures from the comfort of their home or office.

>> Learn more about web conferencing



Check Out the New MyQueensU!

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ITServices launched a new portal in March which has already been used by more than 43,000 people! Featuring drag and drop functionality, the new MyQueensU is much easier to customize, creating a unique portal experience for every user.

>> Find out what's new @ MyQueensU ...



QShare Upgrade Coming in June


QShare LogoQShare, Queen's online file storage and sharing solution, will be upgraded this June to keep us up-to-date with the version currently supported by the vendor.

>>  Read more to see if this upgrade will affect you ...



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Office 2010: Don't Be Afraid!


If you're wondering when (or if!) you should upgrade to this latest version of the Office suite read on to learn a little more about what to expect! [photo credit: brainloc]

>> Read to learn more about Office 2010 ...




Time Saving Tips and Tricksimage of a clock face with the   words time savers  written on the face


The theme for this collection of tips and tricks is about folders and navigation time: from startup folders in Outlook 2007 to changing the default "Save" and "Open" folders in MS Office and the location of "My documents".

>> Read about these tips and tricks...


Crossword Puzzle  image of a computer screen with a picture of a hand filling out a crossword puzzle by pencil


Test your skill with a new puzzle and obtain the solution to the security crossword puzzle in the Winter 2011 edition of the newsletter.

>> Read to test your skill...



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