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  • Free Tableau and data classes for UW faculty and staff

    July 21, 2016

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    UW faculty and staff can learn to more quickly and easily analyze data and spot trends in three free classes hosted by UW-IT. Explore how to use the intuitive Tableau data visualization tool in Tableau Basics 101, a three-hour hands-on class. Boost your Excel skills in a two-hour hands-on Handling Data 101 class, working with UW’s Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) data. Or get introduced to the EDW in EDW 101, a one-hour online webinar. Learn more and sign up for these classes.


  • E-RESOURCE: Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity

    July 18, 2016

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    You’ll find a major collection of newspapers, periodicals, reports and documents illustrating LGBTQ history and culture since 1940 in the Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity. It includes hundreds of American and international LGBTQ magazines and newsletters such as the Seattle Gay News and Berliner Schwulen Zeitung; manuscripts from organizations like the Mattachine Society and the Gay Activists Alliance; and AIDS-related records including from the National Commission on AIDS. This collection complements the LGBT Studies database, both brought to you by the UW Libraries.


  • Enhancement to the UW-IT Centralized Fax Service

    July 14, 2016

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    An enhancement to the UW-IT Centralized Fax Service makes it even more convenient for its UW subscribers. Now, existing dial tone subscribers can send outbound faxes by simply using their UW email account, with no additional cost to their monthly dial tone fee.


  • Free consult on unit IT infrastructure needs and significant savings encourage UW enterprise solutions

    July 5, 2016

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    UW departments running IT infrastructure could see significant savings, thanks to incentives from a new UW-IT Infrastructure Program. UW-IT will waive startup costs and fees for consulting and engineering for some services to make it easier for units to adopt UW-IT enterprise-shared solutions. This program is the outcome of the UW Server Policy (APS 17.1) approved last year in support of UW’s Climate Action Plan’s sustainability goals, and is supported by Transforming Administrative Programs (TAP) initiative funds. Contact help@uw.edu to request a consult.


  • Panopto: New release simplifies, personalizes video use and management

    June 30, 2016

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    Experience a YouTube-like curated home page with the most recent release of Panopto, the lecture capture tool for UW students, faculty and staff. You’ll also get a personal view of your resources with My Folder—containing your bookmarked videos and everything you have access to or that has been shared with you—where you also can create videos. And because it uses industry-standard HTML5, you now can edit your videos, metadata and more without using Silverlight or Flash. To learn more, browse the Panopto 5.2 release notes or watch the overview video.

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