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Archive for November, 2011

Be Aware of Copyright Laws and Violations!

Posted on: November 21st, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

Article Updated:  September 12, 2014 Recently, the University of Mississippi  has seen an increase in the number of copyright violation notices received from the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) and the Entertainment Software Association in accordance with the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act).   These notices typically identify illegal music and movie downloads from the campus network.  […]

UM Mobility Survey Participants Win $25 Amazon Gift Certificates!

Posted on: November 15th, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

The University of Mississippi (UM)  Office of Information Technology (IT) conducted the UM Mobility Survey in October 2011 to access the mobility needs of the University community.     The survey was open to students, parents, employees, alumni, fans and other interested individuals who were age 18 or older. It was posted in UM Today, OrgSync, Twitter, and […]

Faculty Receive New Technology Through TACIT

Posted on: November 15th, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

Ninety-six faculty members were approved recipients as part of this year’s TACIT program.  Now in its thirteenth year, TACIT provides for the cyclical replacement of faculty technology and is sponsored by the Provost’s Office and carried out by the Office of Information Technology (IT).  Only full-time instructional faculty and full-time faculty with computers purchased prior to January 2007  were […]

IT’s Errol Sayre Featured in the SAP Community Network

Posted on: November 10th, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

As noted in an earlier TECHNews article, the University of Mississippi’s (UM) Office of Information Technology (IT ) is a ramp-up site of a new technology from SAP, SAP NetWeaver Gateway (NG).  As part of this ramp-up, Errol Sayre, Systems Analyst III, was part of the project team that delivered an iPad  application for UM Admissions Counselors.  These counselors […]

Advisor Tools within myOleMiss

Posted on: November 1st, 2011 by kfg

Several new features have been added to Advisor Tools within myOleMiss over the last six months, which, hopefully, will help make the advising process easier.   This article highlights some of the new features as well as some older ones in a question / answer format.   All of the links discussed here are reachable from Advisor […]