Recently, we have added the ability to integrate Zoom with LibCal, also known as booking.smu.edu. The new integration will allow someone to book an appointment with you using Zoom as an option. To enable this feature, you will need to add Zoom to your Libcal account, which can be done easily as outlined below. Continue reading Zoom to Booking.SMU
As a result of the campus closure, student access to Adobe Creative Cloud in labs and classrooms is limited. In March, Adobe provided temporary at-home access for impacted students and faculty, so that they can continue their work remotely until May 31, 2020. Since the campus is still experiencing remote operations due to the pandemic, Adobe is providing an extension of the temporary grace for Creative Cloud Desktop Apps for student licenses through July 6, 2020. This will allow students time to resolve any creative class projects using the creative suite, study for certifications, and, of course, use the applications until we get closer to a Healthy Opening Fall 2020. Continue reading Adobe Extends Temporary Access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, we have seen a sharp increase in phishing attacks against SMU. We wanted to make you aware of two specific phishing campaigns that have impacted campus users recently. Continue reading University Sees Increase in Phishing Messages During Pandemic
Starting on May 11, 2020, University departments from across campus will join together for two days of webinars and workshops to help faculty take their courses to the next level. At the Remote Learning: From Survival to Exceptional Extravaganza, SMU Libraries, SMU Global and Online (SMU GO), Office of Information Technology (OIT), and select faculty from a variety of disciplines will offer workshops and panel discussions to motivate faculty for the upcoming May and Summer sessions. Continue reading University Departments Unite to Help Faculty Go From Survival to Exceptional
If you have been using one of the campus research portals, you know how invaluable that database of research findings, including analyses, opinions, trends, leading practices, or case studies, can be. For the past year, the University has offered two popular choices, My Gartner and Forrester Research. After May 31, 2020, Forrester Research will be the licensed solution for SMU.
Continue reading Forrester replaces Gartner for Research on Campus