tidBiTS
Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

Master your Microsoft Tools with LearnIT

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Posted: December 15, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest


Looking to Master your favourite Microsoft Office Program during your free time over the holidays? Check out these great resources suggested by LearnIT: Online Training for Microsoft Office 2010 - Microsoft provides free online training courses and videos for all of their Office 2010 programs including Word, Excel Outlook and PowerPoint. This website can teach you everything from PowerPoint...

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Animals Using Technology Exercising 101

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Posted: December 14, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest


Who says technology is only for humans? Beginning this month, tidBiTS will be posting articles about the various (and often funny) ways animals have put technology to use in their own ways. Stay tuned and who knows, maybe you’ll even find something you want to try with your four legged critter at home! We use technology to help us exercise, so why can’t our pets? Check out these two videos of...

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ITS Staff Favourites Favourite Holiday Movie

ITS

Posted: December 14, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community, General Interest


This month, we asked three ITS staff members to share their favourite holiday movie to curl up in front of at this time of year. Here's what they told us: Scott Chamberlain (Manager, Client Relations & Support) – "My favourite Christmas movie is National Lampoons Christmas Vacation because it never fails to make me laugh. Always puts me in the holiday spirit as well, it's a tradition for my...

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Say Hello to Ruby Lenentine our Pet of the Month for December

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Posted: December 14, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community, General Interest


This is Ruby! The Boston Terrier that was not supposed to "be" due to an onset of meningitis as a pup, and yet here we are! A small dog that has the presence of her bigger peers, her ferocious lick attacks are her trademark.

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Easily access your personal or departmental files and other IT Services from off-campus

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Posted: December 12, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest


A new VPN, FREE for both Mac and Windows computers, is now available to faculty, staff and graduate students. Do you work from home and need access to secure IT services like Datatel, Footprints and the CMS or get files saved on your personal and departmental network drives? If you are off-campus, you will need to use UNB's VPN (Virtual Private Network) to access secure services like...

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5 Odd Questions with Dan Drummond

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Posted: December 7, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Name: Dan Drummond What is your job at ITS? Systems analyst working with email, listserv, vmware, and windows/linux servers as well as anything else that gets thrown my way. What is the last movie you saw? Conan the Barbarian (2011) What is the most bizarre excuse you ever gave in school for having not done your homework? Homework fell overboard while canoeing. If you were a tree, what kind...

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Celebrating our Staff December

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Posted: December 7, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community, General Interest


The following ITS staff members are celebrating December anniversaries for their years of service at UNB. Anniversaries are based on original start dates. Rob Murray – 22 years Yvonne Dunnett – 14 years Thank you both for all your hard work!

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Happy Last Day of Classes UNB

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Posted: December 7, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest


Congratulations students, on making it through another semester of classes at UNB! Just think, only a few exams to go and you’ll be home free for the holidays.  In case you need a quick break from studying, here are a couple of apps that are not only fun, but will also keep the wheels in your brain turning so you don’t lose any momentum when it’s time to get back to the books: The Impossible...

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See results of the latest myUNB poll with the new myUNB Poll Results Page

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Posted: December 7, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: myUNB Portal Project, General Interest


Have you ever wondered how your fellow classmates, staff or faculty members voted in the latest myUNB poll? Put your curiosity to rest with the new myUNB poll results webpage! With colourful graphs and an easy to use Time Frame bar, the myUNB poll results page is a fun way to see how people voted on all the latest myUNB polls. Just select which month(s) you want to see the results from using...

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Revision of UNB s Acceptable Use of Information and Communication Technologies Policy

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Posted: December 2, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest


UNB's Acceptable Use of Information and Communication Technologies Policy has been revised to encompass all existing policies pertaining to the use of UNB IT resources including computer labs, UNB purchased IT equipment, all  IT services and UNB's network. An awareness campaign surrounding the legal, ethical, secure, responsible, and respectful use of information and communication technologies...

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