RSSTech Tips

Ask ITS: Guest Wireless Access

Ask ITS: Guest Wireless Access

August 27, 2014

You have questions about technology, here at work and at home. We (often) have answers. So we thought we’d start a new column this year in our Tech Tips section, called “Ask ITS”. Submit your question to askits@snc.edu and we’ll do our best to answer it in an upcoming Tech EDge. (Note: if you need […]

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Cool Tools: iBooks Author

Cool Tools: iBooks Author

August 27, 2014

Tool iBooks Author What It Does Today, many book publishers insist on camera-ready copy when publishing a book. Instead of creating camera-ready copy for a publisher, have you considered publishing the book yourself? iBooks Author provides a way to not only self-publish a digital book, but to make the book interactive in ways that go […]

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Working with Microsoft Office

Working with Microsoft Office

May 6, 2014

Looking for ways to better leverage Microsoft Office — including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint — for school or work? You’re not alone! While many of us use Microsoft Office daily, ITS frequently hears that staff, faculty, and even students would like to learn more about this powerful software program. Microsoft has an Office training site […]

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Cool Tools: Wayback Machine

Cool Tools: Wayback Machine

May 5, 2014

Tool Wayback Machine What It Does Have you ever wondered what a web page looked like way back in the old days? Has an important page gone missing from your favorite website? Is that research data you once found on the web now gone? The Wayback Machine allows you to see what a web page […]

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Creating Appointment Slots in Google Calendar

Creating Appointment Slots in Google Calendar

March 4, 2014

With spring advisement right around the corner, there’s never been a better tool than Google Calendar to schedule advisement meetings. Using your SNC account, you are able to create advisement meetings so students can easily pick the time that works best for them. This instructional video will help you out!

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Cool Tools: KeePass Password Safe

Cool Tools: KeePass Password Safe

March 4, 2014

Tool KeePass Password Safe What It Does Many websites require passwords these days. Such sites include email, banking, audio/video streaming and others; virtually any site that allows some form of customization or access to sensitive data requires you to login. This means you need to have a reliable, secure solution to keep track of all […]

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Connecting Your Computer in Classrooms

Connecting Your Computer in Classrooms

February 3, 2014

This video makes BYOD — bring your own device — as easy as 1, 2, 3. To connect your device in an SNC classroom, or anywhere you’d like to project (meeting, conference, etc.), you’ll need to know your output and input options. Watch the video to learn about connecting PC and Mac laptops in rooms […]

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Cool Tools: Goo.gl URL Shortener

Cool Tools: Goo.gl URL Shortener

February 3, 2014

Tool Goo.gl URL Shortener What It Does Google’s URL shortener is a handy tool for making URLs manageable and easy to share. Short URLs work well in printed pieces and email messages where longer URLs can sometimes wrap to a new line and not work. The shorter URLs also work well when included in a tweet […]

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Creating Connections and Community with G+

Creating Connections and Community with G+

December 5, 2013

Google +, or G+, is a social networking site available through your SNC-provided Google Apps account that helps to promote online communication, collaboration, and community-building through services like Hangouts, Communities, photo sharing, and more. You can access Google+ by clicking on the “+You” (if you haven’t set your G+ account up yet) or the “+YourName” […]

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Making PDFs Work for You

Making PDFs Work for You

November 6, 2013

Software standards vary nationally and internationally, but a PDF file is a universally-recognized format and industry standard for distributing information. PDF stands for “Portable Document File” and PDF standards are maintained by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). By using a PDF file format, you are guaranteed that the receiver will be able to view the information […]

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Maximizing Your Use of Google Drive

Maximizing Your Use of Google Drive

October 6, 2013

Many faculty, staff, and students have files that they want to access anywhere, and at any time. Or, documents they want to collaboratively work on or share with colleagues. Google Drive can help with both — and do so much more! Here are some tips for making the most of your SNC Google Drive. Tip […]

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Is This Real? How to Spot Phishing Emails…

Is This Real? How to Spot Phishing Emails…

September 2, 2013

You’ve just received an email saying that your account is about to be shut down unless you act, now. How do you know if you should? Below are some quick tips for identifying whether the email you’ve received is real, or just another clever fake. Tip #1: Check the “from” email account Often the “from” […]

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