Library & Information Technology Services Blog

Simplify File Clean-Up Day with the Order of Operations Guide

Posted January 25, 2017

File Clean-Up Day is quickly approaching (Wednesday, 2/1), and you might be wondering, “What should I focus on cleaning first?” To help your efforts and avoid flawed results, we’ve created the FCUD Order of Operations Guide. This interactive guide will help you determine a customized Order of Operations based on where you store your files. […]

Copy/Paste New Skills from lynda.com to Your Brain

Posted January 18, 2017

Leading up to File Clean-Up Day on 2/1/17, spend some time learning more about a tool you probably use every single day – your File Manager application! Learn or review how to perform the basics (copy, cut, paste, move, and delete files) and more advanced actions (creating shortcuts, customizations) using Windows File Explorer and Mac […]

Sign the File Clean-Up Day Pledge to win pizza lunch, Top 11 Tips for 2/1/17

Posted January 11, 2017

Looking forward to more efficient digital file management? Want a little extra motivation? Would pizza help?* Join colleagues on February 1st for the College’s first File Clean-Up Day! Sign the Pledge to record your commitment; the department with the highest participation will win a pizza lunch! Take the first step toward streamlining and securing your […]

Sorting Files by Size and Type

Posted January 5, 2017

On February 1st, the College will host its first File Clean-Up Day. Community members will get a chance to clean up specific storage locations with the goal of streamlining/speeding up your work and working towards more efficient and secure file management. Stay tuned for more details! In preparation for File Clean-Up Day, LITS’ Spotlight Series […]

Give Microsoft Feedback on Office 365

Posted November 10, 2016

Now that you’ve been using Office 365 for a few months, we wanted to make sure you were all aware of Microsoft’s Suggestion Box. Have a great idea for a new feature or improvement? Share your Feedback from within the Mail and Calendar apps. Just click on the question mark in the upper right corner […]

The Focused Inbox, or, “What Happened to Clutter?”

Posted October 31, 2016

Throughout the fall, Microsoft will be replacing Clutter with Focused Inbox. This optional feature improves upon Clutter by separating your inbox into two tabs—Focused and Other. Emails that matter most to you are in the Focused tab, while the rest remain easily accessible in the Other tab. You’ll receive a prompt to try the Focused […]

Trick or Treat? Phishing Emails in Office 365

Posted October 24, 2016

Phishing is a form of scam designed to trick you into giving out personal information such as your password, credit card information, or Social Security number. Phishing emails can be hard to spot, so it’s important to know what to look for. Keep an eye out for messages sent from an email address that doesn’t […]

Office 365: Clutter learns from your behavior & sets aside lower priority messages

Posted September 19, 2016

What is Clutter? Clutter is a feature of Office 365 that reduces the amount of email landing in your inbox by moving lower-priority messages to the Clutter folder for later/less frequent review. How do Clutter and Junk filters work? Messages Office 365 believes are spam are filtered into your Junk folder. Office 365 processes any […]

Removing Canceled Meetings in Office 365

Posted September 12, 2016

When a meeting is cancelled, all invitees receive an email notification, but the meeting is not removed from your calendar until you open that notification and click Remove From Calendar. Take a look: Canceled Meetings video (mobile-friendly version) This is how Office 365 is intended to work, but it’s different from what we were used […]

Why are you here? Removing Canceled Meetings in Office 365

Posted August 22, 2016

Ever shown up at a colleague’s office only to learn there’s no meeting? Me too! When a meeting is cancelled, all invitees receive an email notification, but the meeting is not removed from your calendar until you open that notification and click Remove From Calendar. Take a look: Canceled Meetings video (mobile-friendly version) This is […]

Always in Control: Version History in Office 365

Posted August 15, 2016

Collaborating on documents with multiple people can evoke the proverb, “too many cooks spoil the broth.” One person might mistakenly overwrite a critical section of the document and save, while another might be obliviously working on an outdated version of the file. It can be a recipe for disaster! Good news — utilizing OneDrive (Office […]

Keeping on task using Tasks in Office 365

Posted August 8, 2016

We all have different ways of keeping track of what we have to get done. If you like to keep a visual reference of all the things on your list, the Tasks app might be right for you. Accessible from the Office 365 app launcher, the Tasks app allows you to create & maintain a […]

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