Friday, October 24, 2014

Voice mail system upgrade

Getting your voice mail in your Outlook Email inbox - That's a good thing....

When IT Support contacts you to say that it is your area's turn to get the new voice mail system,  This getting started document will help you through the transition.

New Voice Mail Start Here

Monday, October 13, 2014

Mozilla Firefox Bookmarks

Do you bookmark a lot of really good websites so you can return to can never, ever, find them in your bookmark list?  Kind of like a big, black hole...  sound familiar?    

Here are short videos about managing your bookmarks in Firefox.  Each video is less than 2 minutes long.  You click on the link and sign in, as usual.


Friday, October 10, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Adobe Acrobat X Pro

If you use Adobe Acrobat X Pro, here is a great reference...  Acrobat X Pro Training

Don't let the length of the training series discourage you.  Just look through the list and choose the topic that you want learn about.  Each video is less than 3 minutes long!   

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Advisers: Customize your Advisee Roster

Not happy with your Advisee Roster list? 

Click on the drop down for options. 

Quick tips on Atomic Learning

Take advantage of the library of short technology videos available to students, staff and faculty.  Videos are 3 minutes or less and cover many topics such as Office 2013, Google Drive, Twitter, TI-84 Calculator, Photoshop Elements, HTML5, and SMART Board.  Watch just one video learn a quick tip - no need to invest hours of time.

Atomic Learning

The Atomic Learning link is available on the portal:  Go to, click on Information Technology (in the left-hand column).  Atomic Learning link is right there!

Friday, September 5, 2014

Self-flying vehicles

Something fun for Friday.... You have probably heard about the Amazon drones.  Well, Google does not want to be left out. Google is creating self-flying vehicles to deliver products to your door. Check this out:

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Google Apps for Education at MSMC

All faculty, students and staff have access to Google Apps for Education.  It is a suite of web-based tools that includes MSMC branded Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Sites & Documents. Use it for collaboration and communication no matter where you are or which device you’re using. (If you are one of the few people who do not have access, please contact the IT Support Desk for assistance.)

Access Google Apps through the Gmail tab on the portal:


You will land on your Mount Gmail. Click on     and More to find Google Drive, Calendar, Blogger, and other tools.


Quick "How To" Videos to learn more about Google Apps for Education:

What is Google Apps for Education?           1:59 minute video
Working synchronously in Google Apps       1:17 minute video
Working asynchronously in Google Apps     1:33 minute video

There are many more "How to" videos (under 3 minutes) about Google Apps for Education on Atomic Learning.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Excel: Change "all caps" to proper name

In Excel, do you need to change "MARY SMITH" to "Mary Smith"?  Use the =PROPER(A1) function.