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Your Options for Storing and Sharing Documents Online at IU

As a member of the IU community, you have some great options for online document storage, sharing, and collaboration. This post will give you an overview of Box at IU, Google at IU, and Office 356. Visit the IU Knowledge Base (KB) to see a full comparison chart for the three services. Box at IU… Read more »

Google at IU

IU students, faculty, and staff have access to yet another online collaboration tool. It’s Google at IU! You might wonder why you should use Google at IU instead of Box.iu for collaboration and storage. Frankly, it’s a matter of personal preference. You’ll find that both services have their pros and cons, so I suggest experimenting to see… Read more »

Mobile apps to use at IU

The best way (as a rule) to interact with an online service on your smartphone or tablet is to use an app designed specifically for that service. University Information Technology Services (UITS) has some app recommendations to help you get the best experience when accessing IU systems. Here’s the rundown. As of February 2, 2017,… Read more »

Software at IU – a quick overview

One of the perks of being an IU student, faculty, or staff member is having access to low-cost and no-cost software. This quick post will give you a rundown of what’s available. IUware Let’s start with IUware. Go to the IUware website to download software to your computer. The site will detect what operating system you’re using… Read more »

Authorizing Cloud Storage

Technology is meant to make your life easier. But if you’re not using it properly, it can become a real hassle. Are you fed up with logging in to your Box account just to download a file on your computer or upload your homework that you just completed? Don’t worry, so are we–and we’ve got… Read more »

Understanding the Cloud Storage Options at IU

Do you understand the cloud storage options available to you at IU? If not, or if you’re not sure, the recording of our recent webinar on this topic will help to clarify. View the webinar recording for “Understanding the Cloud Storage Options at IU.” Much of the discussion was based on information from Tom’s recent… Read more »

Going Paperless at IU: an Overview

This is part of a series of articles that will appear over the next few months as part of the Go Paperless initiative at Indiana University. Reducing paper consumption Everyone at IU needs to know about how to reduce paper consumption.Paperless systems take up minimal space, they save energy and landfill space. Using digital documents allows easy collaboration with… Read more »

Creating a Survey with Google Drive

This is part of a series of articles that will appear over the next few months as part of the Go Paperless initiative at Indiana University. Google Drive is a service that allows you to create documents (spreadsheets, word processing, slide shows, etc.) in the cloud. I talked about how Google Drive plays into the cloud… Read more »