October 5, 2005
Issue No. 69

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Stanford iTunes Launches on Campus

Last year Stanford joined the Apple Digital Campus Initiative, along with Duke University, the Missouri School of Journalism, the School of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University, and the Ohio State University. Read more

Spyware, Adware, and Being Aware

The news about "spyware" and "adware" is that there's no good news. Certain kinds of spyware are invasive and distracting. Some kinds are nearly impossible to remove without entirely rebuilding your computer, but may be quietly insidious. Read more

"Tricks" and "Treats" at the IT Open House

Whether you find technology scary or fun, you'll be sure to enjoy all there is to see and learn at this year's Information Technology Open House on Thursday, October 27, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in Meyer and Green Libraries. Read more

Essential Stanford Software Updates

For readers new to Stanford, Essential Stanford Software (ESS) is a collection of applications -- some free, others licensed by the University -- that help faculty, staff and students accomplish day-to-day tasks and keep their computers secure. Read more

Scholars' Workshops for Fall

The Scholars' Workshop series for Fall Quarter will begin in October and is open to anyone in the Stanford community. 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

New and Expanded Online Research Resources

Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) has new and expanded online products, mostly for science and engineering, including electronic journals, databases, books, and reference works. 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

Editor: Eleanor Brown

Graphics and Layout: Eden Adogla, Eleanor Brown, Kelly Fields, Casey Chen (photographs)

Contributors: Nancy Ansaldo, Grace Baysinger, Valerie Beeman, Kenneth Chan, Chris Bourg, Allen Chen, Casey Chen, Peter Chen, Karen Clay, Robin Cohen, Elizabeth Cowell, David Futey, Tom Goodrich, John Haeger, Shelley Haven, Kim Hayworth, Alan Hebert, Andrew Herkovic, Shelley Hughes, Teresa Janeway, Nuriya Janss, Caren Kammeyer, Jano Kray, Chris Lundin, Judy Marsh, Pam Murnane, Michael Newman, Dave Ream, Alex Ross, Malgorzata Schaefer, Suzanne Schiessler, Kim Siedler, Leni Silberman, Stuart Snydman, Jay Stamps, Richard Steinberger, Scott Stocker, Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Victoria Szabo, Sam Teplitzky, Glen Worthey, Paul Zarins