Our User Services team is becoming aware that mobile computing devices are being acquired by EMU employees in rapidly increasing numbers. This article is intended to provide some insights into the challenge this presents to us and what we can/cannot do at the present time.
Information Systems is offering training to interested parties. These sessions are being held Thursday afternoon, August 20, 2009. Each session will run around 45 minutes in length. All sessions will be held in the Strite Conference Room in the Campus Center.
There will be a period of ID Card Amnesty now until September 4th at 5:00pm. Students with damaged and broken ID cards can turn them in and have them replaced for free! Lost ID cards will be replaced for only $10. After September 4th the rate returns to $25 for lost, damaged or broken ID… Read more »
Microsoft Office 2007 has been available for some time for installation on EMU faculty/staff Windows computers via EMU Applications, but less than 40 computers have it installed. We’d like this number to be higher, as Microsoft now only offers limited support for Office 2003.
Microsoft Office 2007 for Windows introduces the ribbon, a radically different user interface with a new menu system, contextual presentation of formatting options and live previewing of formatting changes. Since this new interface is a significant change, Information Systems has not required all users to upgrade. Instead users who want to use Office 2007 this… Read more »
The default application for playing DVDs on EMU computers with Windows installed had been set to Windows Media Player. However, WMP as installed on EMU computers is not able to play DVDs. Media Player Classic is installed for DVD playback.