Category Archives: General News

Special Collections Benefits from Box

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An occasional series of profiles of faculty and staff, focusing on their use of Box @ W&L, a new Web-based tool for collaboration and file-sharing.
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Byron Faidley of Special Collections
Special Collections and Archives at Leyburn Library needs to share files with researchers and collaborators both inside and outside the University. Current [...]

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Anthem Message

Many employees received e-mail from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield today regarding a cyber-attack experienced by the company. Human Resources confirmed this morning that the e-mail is legitimate. For more information, consult the Anthem website www.anthemfacts.com or contact W&L Human Resources.

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New titles added to Safari Books online

Nearly 1,400 new titles have been added on to a list of thousands of eBooks on Safari Online Books, free for W&L faculty, staff and students. Here are a few of the new titles:

• Beginning C++
• Beginning iPhone Development, Seventh Edition
• Eco-friendly Innovation in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Networks
• Emerging [...]

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Box Your Files

Use Google Docs or DropBox to share files? Try Box @ W&L, which provides similar functions and is integrated into the W&L environment. Training is offered 10-11 a.m. today (Nov. 21) as well as 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22  in Leyburn 301. Zach Nix of ITS will provide hands-on instruction on using [...]

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Package Delivery: Watch for Frauds

Hackers are exploiting the holiday season to send “shipping confirmation” and other fraudulent e-mails, with links or attachments that may trigger viruses and other malware.
Commercial shippers do not send unsolicited emails to customers requesting information, especially account numbers, passwords or personal information. Protect yourself by taking these measures:

Fraudulent e-mails often [...]

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NEC Phone Tip: Missed Calls

NEC phones automatically show when you miss a call: “You have xx missed calls.” You can see a list of those calls by pressing the silver Menu button, then navigating to Call History -> Missed Calls. Press the Menu button again to return to home screen. Completing that sequence also [...]

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Bonnie Luke is Grand Prize Winner

Bonnie Luke, administrative assistant in the Williams School, is the winner of an iPad, the grand prize in the drawing for participants in the Information Technology Services 2014 survey of faculty and staff. More than 400 participated in the survey; ITS will follow up by publishing a summary of survey [...]

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iAnnotate, 3D Scanning This Week in Smart Zone

Informal training will be offered at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the Smart Zone on the main floor of Leyburn Library. No sign-up is necessary for these 10-15 minute sessions:

Monday, Nov. 17: WLU Forms Builder with Julie Knudson
Tuesday, Nov. 18: iPad-Powered 3D Scanning and Photogrammetry with Dave Pfaff
Wednesday, Nov. [...]

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Prezi, PollEverywhere: This Week in Smart Zone

Information Technology Services will offer 10-15 minute training sessions in the Smart Zone (main  level, Leyburn Library) at 10:30 am AND 2:30 pm. on the following days this week:

Monday, Nov. 10: Spicing up your Prezi with Julie Knudson
Tuesday, Nov. 11: PollEverywhere with Brandon Bucy
Wednesday, Nov. 12: Videoconferencing with Alicia Shires
Thursday, Nov. [...]

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Drawing winners named, ITS survey

Information Technology Services has named the winners in the drawing for participants in the 2014 faculty/staff survey. Many thanks to the 452 who participated in the survey. We’ll be following up by publishing a summary of survey results and action items.
Here is a list of winners in the drawing:
 $20 Dining Services certificate 

Brooke [...]

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