Content and Collaboration Solutions news
On Wednesday, December 12, 2007, the Web Service Group will move to 688 Sherbrooke to join its parent unit, Content and Collaboration Solutions.
The problem with the search functionality on the McGill website earlier this afternoon has been resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced.
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.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded McGill University the silver medal in the Complete Institutional Web Sites category. There were 41 entries in this category, with two silver medals and one bronze medal awarded. CASE is a non-profit association encompassing 3,300 colleges, universities and elementary and secondary schools in 54 countries.
In the afternoon of Friday, March 23, McGill switched its search engine to the Google Search Appliance, meaning faster, more accurate results, presented with that familiar Google look and feel. Enjoy!
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.
From September 5-14, 2006, the Classroom Help Line will be staffed from 8 am to 8 pm Monday to Thursday, and 8 am to 5 pm Friday. To call the Classroom Help Line, use the classroom emergency telephone or dial 094352 using a McGill telephone.
All McGill instructors are invited to the Fair to share their teaching experiences with different technologies and demonstrate how they use them for teaching and learning. Register early using the online registration form (click on "More information"); prizes for early registration will be awarded! If you want to showcase your work and/or demonstrate examples at the Fair, please email Adam Finkelstein by April 28. The Fair takes place at the Faculty Club on Thursday, May 4, from 1 to 4 pm.
McGill Web Publishing Software now has new page layout functions. If you are a site editor or a site manager of McGill web pages, a short online tutorial can demonstrate to you how the system has improved. See "Accessing Page Editing" at the link below.
Network drives are now operational. Their performance and accessibility will continue to be monitored throughout the day. If you experience any problems, do not hesitate to contact ICS Customer Support. We regret any inconvenience this morning's problems have caused.
We are currently experiencing problems accessing network drives. This problem may cause your Windows machine to freeze intermittently and access to your network drives may be disabled until the problem is fixed. We will update you when we have more information.