MediaArchive.SMU Retires February 28, 2022

MediaBankThe University’s digital asset management system, MediaBank—also known as MediaArchive.SMU, will be retired on Monday, February 28, 2022. MediaBank was designed to store and index a large volume of graphic images and video files and offered metadata functionality, automatic rendering of images, and security roles offering images either for private or public use. Primarily used by the SMU Libraries and Development & External Affairs, other departments experimented with the system for asset management before we had other enterprise storage system solutions. With the advancements in cloud storage for the University and other solutions available, we are allowing MediaBank to retire. We will decommission the service at the end of February. Continue reading MediaArchive.SMU Retires February 28, 2022

Kick Off Spring 2022 with Canvas Workshops In-Person or Online!

Canvas LMSLooking to sharpen or refresh your skills in Canvas LMS? Our Academic Technology team is hosting several workshops over the next two weeks both in-person and via Zoom to help you learn more about Canvas features and to answer any Canvas questions you may have. Check out the schedule here! Continue reading Kick Off Spring 2022 with Canvas Workshops In-Person or Online!

Recent Changes Made to Duo Security

DuoOn Tuesday, January 4, 2022, a security change was made in Duo, preventing the “call me” or SMS passcode options by the SMU community, as these factors were susceptible to vulnerability and fraud.

How does that apply to me?

An alternate method for two-factor authentication is now required, either by using a hardware token or by installing the Duo Mobile app on your mobile device.

If you previously used the “call me” or SMS passcode options as your primary method to two-factor, please complete the following steps: Continue reading Recent Changes Made to Duo Security

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile: Webinars Now Available Weekly!

Our friends at LinkedIn Learning have announced that their popular Rock Your Profile webinar is now available weekly to better fit your busy schedule! This training session is a great way to spruce up your LinkedIn presence, build a stronger personal brand, and expand your network. It’s especially helpful if you’re starting to enter the job market. You’ll also have the opportunity to have your questions answered by a LinkedIn expert.

The session will go into detail on the following:

  • Recognizing the value of your LinkedIn profile as part of your brand
  • Identifying 2-3 qualities to highlight across your profile
  • Applying 3-4 best practices for building an engaging profile

Sessions start soon every Wednesday! For specific times and to register, visit LinkedIn’s event listing.