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    Media Storage and Sharing at Dartmouth


    Dartmouth offers a wide variety of digital media services for storing and sharing media with others. This page explains how to request assistance selecting a media hosting solution. Key considerations for shared media include access control, copyright protection, and whether the data should be available for download or streamed. In addition, special attention should be given to whether any of the hosted data contains information protected by HIPAA, FERPA, or Dartmouth's Information Security Committee (DISC) policy.

    Zoom Frequently Asked Questions


    How do I activate my Zoom account?

    Go to click Sign in and log in using your Dartmouth NetID and password. Once this step is completed your account is activated. Bookmark this webpage. This is where you will sign into your account.

    How do I get Zoom support?

    24/7 support is provided by Zoom.

    Best Practices for Calendar Delegation


    A delegate is someone who would respond to ALL meeting invitations for your calendar. They do not have your calendar open all the time, but would receive all meeting invitations for you in their account. They can send and respond to meeting invitations for you as if they were you. An owner/editor is someone who is in your account all day and has full access to add and remove items from your calendar and accept or decline meeting invitations for your calendar, but they cannot send nor reply to meeting invitations as if they were you.

    MailChimp Marketing Email Tool


    MailChimp is an email marketing service provider of three primary services:

    • Manage subscriber lists
    • Build email messages/campaigns
    • Review message reports

    MailChimp is a web-based application so you do not need to download or install any software on your computer. Sign up directly with MailChimp to create an account. The "chimp" imagery reflects the lighthearted style central to the company's culture and should not dissuade users from the utility of the product.

    Microsoft Office 365 Tools


    Microsoft is continually introducing new tools into their Office 365 suite to help increase your productivity and ability to collaborate.

    How do I access all the tools available to me via Office 365?

    Add or Remove Members to SharePoint Site


    To add users to a SharePoint site:

    Check OneDrive Syncing


    It is important to ensure that your OneDrive sync client is working properly so that you don’t lose data, or don’t have access to the latest version of a file when you need it most.

    Glossary of Computing Terms


    Glossary of Terms

    Active Directory: Microsoft’s directory product that contains the user account names and passwords that are used to access Microsoft-based systems like the Windows network, Exchange, Office 365 or Microsoft Online Services (MOS).
    Blitz Web Access (BWA): The way in which current Dartmouth students, faculty and staff can connect to their email and calendar account using a web browser

    Sync'ing Data from OneDrive/Groups/SharePoint


    When to Sync

    • When you have enough hard drive space to handle the amount of data being sync’d.
    • When you are going to be offline (no internet access) and still need access to your OneDrive data.
    • When you want quicker access to your OneDrive files. Accessing locally sync’d OneDrive files is quicker than accessing them directly online.

    When Not to Sync

    • You do NOT want to sync data on a computer that is not yours. Like a public computer or your friends computer.

    File Sharing Service Overview



    ITC provides a number of services that allow members of the Dartmouth community to share files with others across campus and beyond. These services include:

    • Box
    • OneDrive
    • SharePoint
    • SFTP
    • Canvas
    • Email

    Available to

    Dartmouth students, faculty and staff


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