WebAdvisor, Colleague, and Informer Resolved

ITS was able to resolve all issues with Colleague and related systems, including WebAdvisor and Informer. Please report any new issues as normal.

WebAdvisor, Colleague and Informer issues

ITS is currently troubleshooting a problem preventing access to WebAdvisor, Colleague (formerly known as Datatel) and successful Informer report processing. We will post information as we become aware.

2015 Summer Faculty Technology Workshops

2015 Summer Faculty Technology Workshops

All workshops will be held in the Pelletier Library Classroom. Coffee will be provided in the morning. Lunch will be provided at 11:45 am for both morning and afternoon participants. Sorry, we can only accommodate 10 registrants per session. Download a copy of the 2015 Faculty Technology Workshops schedule.

Register for workshops.

T, August 11 9:30 to 11:45 am Google Docs and Drive. An overview of the advantages to using Google drive for your files and the collaborative features of Google Calendar, Docs, and Forms
T, August 11 12:30 to 2:45 pm Meet Sakai. An introduction to Allegheny’s Learning Management System.
W, August 12 9:30 to 10:45 am WeVideo. A demonstration of WeVideo, a powerful, easy to use, cloud based video creation and editing platform.
W, August 12 11:00 to 11:45 am ShareStream. Learn about this easy-to-use, interactive media solution for uploading, tagging, browsing, and playing   media within Sakai.
W, August 12 12:30 to 1:00 pm RefWorks Flow.Looking for a solution to managing the endless torrent of your professional reading and research? Flow will help keep your head above water.
W, August 12 1:15 to 1:45 pm Choice Reviews Online.Find out how to create customized searches and alerts for monographs in your field.
W, August 12 2:00 to 2:30 pm AggreGator. Pelletier Library’s new service that provides a unified interface for finding information in the Library’s catalog and many of its databases.
TH, August 13 9:30 to 11:45 am Next Steps in Sakai. Want to go beyond the basics of sharing resources in Sakai? This workshop will feature an introduction to some Sakai’s other tools—Tests & Quizzes, Forums, Statistics, Sign-up, Lessons, and more.
TH, August 13 12:30 to 2:30 pm Delving Deeper in Sakai. A closer look at two of Sakai’s more powerful tools—Tests & Quizzes and Lessons.

Register for workshops.

Software Updates

Windows 7 computers across campus should receive software updates for the following products beginning tonight.

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Adobe Air
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Reader

If you experience any problems with the software updates, please contact Computing Services by creating a Web Help Desk ticket.

Information for WordPress users

The following link describes important information to be aware of for users of WordPress that manage their departmental web page or content.

http://sites.allegheny.edu/web/2015/06/30/important-website-security-update-june-30-2015/