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User Services Meeting - 6/29/15

The User Services Team meets twice each month. At this month's meeting, we discussed: Staffing Updates, Faculty Roll, Adobe Software, LIS Summer Faculty Workshop, Desktop Messaging, LCGuest Network, K1000, Clickers, Policies, Active Directory, Multimedia Projects, and a CLAC Slideshow was Shared.

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Course Evaluation Correction

In regard to individual and departmental course evaluation reports, there is one correction for faculty to note. The responses to the first question “What is the reason you took the course?” are displayed on the reports in a confusing manner. For details, read more.

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Network Sentry Upgrade Planned 7/2/15

On Thursday, July 2 starting at 7AM, LIS will be upgrading the software on our Bradford Network Sentry System. During a small portion of the upgrade process computers may be unable to register for access to the campus network and connections to the LCWireless, LCWireless5G and LCSecure wireless networks during that time may experience service disruptions. The LCGuest network will not be affected by the upgrade and will be available the entire time.  The upgrade process is expected to be completed before 8:00AM. For updates on this upgrade see http://www.luther.edu/lis/blog/

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Java Update Being Pushed

As part of an ongoing effort to increase data security across campus, LIS will be pushing a critical Java update to all faculty/staff Windows workstations starting Wednesday. When the update is ready to install, a notification will appear on your screen asking you to close both Internet Explorer and Firefox before continuing. You'll have the option to 'Install Now' or 'Snooze' until a later time. The update should take less than five minutes and you will be notified upon completion. If you have any questions contact the LIS Technology Help Desk at x1000.

    

 

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Update: Network Sentry Upgrade Planned 6/26/15

Update 6/26: The update that was to happen today has been delayed it will be rescheduled for a future time.  At this point I'm not sure when it will be rescheduled, but I am hoping for sometime next week.

On Friday, June 26 starting at 7AM, LIS will be upgrading the software on our Bradford Network Sentry System. During a small portion of the upgrade process computers may be unable to register for access to the campus network and connections to the LCWireless, LCWireless5G and LCSecure wireless networks during that time may experience service disruptions. The LCGuest network will not be affected by the upgrade and will be available the entire time.  The upgrade process is expected to be completed before 8:00AM. For updates on this upgrade see http://www.luther.edu/lis/blog/

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