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State-of-the-art multimedia videoconferencing space launched

McGill’s newest facilities, now found in the NCS Multimedia Videoconference Room, include videoconference calls that are available to the campus community and free of charge to those who use the service in relation to McGill course work.

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Published on : 05 Sep 2008

Your responses to the call for campus software suggestions

The following suggestions were submitted and are being reviewed as candidates for deployment on campus as McGill-licensed software.

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Published on : 24 Jul 2008

Call for campus software - submit your suggestions

A call to all members of the campus community: Suggest new McGill-licensed software.

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Published on : 05 Jun 2008

Campus consultations move MATLAB license forward

The Office of the CIO has initiated a campus-wide agreement for MATLAB software.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2008

Campus consultations move MATLAB license forward

The Office of the CIO has initiated a campus-wide agreement for MATLAB software.

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Published on : 25 Mar 2008

FYI: Improvements to communications infrastructure on campus, including big savings on long-distance calls

A new contract with TELUS is offering McGill some attractive long-term benefits by permitting increased investment in existing campus infrastructure.

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Published on : 17 Mar 2008

Top 10 information security tips

For any member of the McGill community who uses McGill IT resources.

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Published on : 04 Mar 2008

Reggie, Elms problem fixed

The problem with access to Reggie and Elms that occurred at 2:00 p.m. today has now been fixed.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2007

"For your information": IT news from across the University

"For your information" is the newsletter of the Office of the CIO. At the beginning of the new school year, we are reporting on many student-centred IT initiatives, including student response systems in the classroom, the Canadian Student Aid project and exchange program applications on Minerva. Also featured are stories on wireless and Virtual Private Networks, expert advice on maintaining your email quota, and other innovative best practices at McGill.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2007

myMcGill portal unavailable

Please note that the myMcGill web portal is currently unavailable. We will keep you informed of any status changes. See details for alternative access links.

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Published on : 17 Sep 2007

Strategic Plan for IT on campus

The 2007-2008 Strategic Plan explains McGill's current opportunities and challenges in information technology services offered by central IT units. This plan continues the agenda for IT initiatives on campus.

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Published on : 31 Aug 2007

WebCT unavailable evening of August 9

myCourses (WebCT Vista) will be unavailable until 12:01 am tonight due to a technical problem with the integration between Minerva and myCourses. All course data and content will remain intact. The problem is being worked on and we hope to have a resolution shortly. This has no impact on the Summer 2007 term.

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Published on : 09 Aug 2007

For your information: News on IT initiatives on campus

"For your information" is the newsletter of the Office of the CIO. Its debut issue is online and features news on teaching technologies, identity management, IT training and other innovative best practices at McGill.

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Published on : 21 Jun 2007

4th Annual Teaching & Technology Fair, May 7, Redpath Hall, 11 am-4 pm

Date: Monday, May 7, 2007. Time: 11 am - 4 pm. Location: Redpath Hall, 3461 McTavish. This year the fair will focus on enhancing student learning through innovative technologies. Come see what professors are using inside and outside of the classroom to create an environment that is supportive of both teaching and learning. Representatives from IST departments that support teaching and learning will also be on hand to provide information about their services to instructors.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2007