October 5, 2005
Issue No. 69

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New Assistive Technology Software on Public Clusters

The public computers in Meyer Library and elsewhere are sporting three new software titles, which may be unfamiliar to most users. Read more

What's New in Software Licensing

The mission of the ITSS Software Licensing team is to save Stanford University as much money as possible on software purchases. One of our initiatives toward this mission is to offer software to students for use on personally owned machines. Read more

Getting Wireless Access on Campus for Your Laptop

If you have a laptop computer and want wireless access on Stanford's campus, you're in luck. Read more

Academic Computing's Technology Services and Facilities Update

Academic Computing has made a number of modifications to their services and facilities to better serve the needs of the Stanford community. Read more

Academic Technology Specialist Program: Recent Projects

The Academic Technology Specialist program works with faculty, lecturers, and researchers within Stanford's departments, programs, and schools to advance the application of software and information technology in teaching and research. Read more

TeamSpace: A Collaborative Computing Environment in Meyer Library

TeamSpace is a 2-6 person collaboration environment located in the 24-hour accessible lounge in Meyer Library. TeamSpace is comprised of a host-client pair. The host computer is used to control a shared community display. Users then connect as clients, utilizing their laptops. Read more

Stanford Web News: Resources for Stanford Webmasters

The Office of University Communications, which maintains Stanford's main web site, offers a set of resources and style guidelines for webmasters of departmental or other official Stanford web sites. Read more

Academic Technology Lab: A Resource Center for Faculty and TAs

The Academic Technology Lab (ATL), located in Meyer Library room 181 is a resource center for faculty and TA's interested in integrating technology into their teaching. Read more

Technology Training: Have It Your Way

ITSS Technology Training Services offers hands-on classes, lectures, drop-in sessions, one-on-one training, online courses, special classes on request, and computer lab rentals - all to meet the various training needs and levels of Stanford staff and faculty. Read more

Stanford's Windows Infrastructure for Managing a Windows Environment

Stanford's Windows Infrastructure is offered by ITSS for University departments to manage users and computers in the Windows environment. When using a shared Windows domain, this service is free. Read more

ITSS Performance and Availability Metrics Web Page

Each week, to measure ITSS performance against key client satisfaction indicators, ITSS captures and publishes a number of service measures. Read more

ITSS Discontinuing Videoconferencing Service

In April 2005, a marketing questionnaire was sent out to all clients who used the ITSS Videoconference service over the past twelve months to gather input on the usage, technology requirements, and economics of maintaining the existing service profile. Read more

Stanford eCommerce Service: An Update

On July 1st, the Controller's Office assumed functional responsibility for the "eCommerce @ Stanford service. This is a major milestone for the service, as it has been a key goal for Stanford's eCommerce strategy since the project began in 1999. Read more

The Stanford Bookstore Computer Store: What's New for Fall

As Fall Quarter begins, whether you're a new student or just returning to Stanford for the new school year, be sure to drop by the Stanford Bookstore Computer Store. Stanford students, staff, faculty, and departments can purchase computer products at discounted prices. Read more

Where Did They Put the ALTeC Lab?

The Assistive Learning Technology Center (ALTeC) computer cluster has moved! Read more

Classrooms in Meyer Library: An Update

The Meyer Library classrooms have been upgraded for ease of use to faculty and students, and ease of support by Academic Computing staff. With these upgrades, the classrooms offer a reliable and effective environment for instruction. Read more