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    IT Orientation Websites

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    Listed below are some websites we believe are helpful in familiarizing yourself with services offered at Dartmouth. The "Core Services" section is what we cover during new student orientation sessions each fall.

    Dartmouth is Happy!

    Add or Remove Members to SharePoint Site

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    To add users to a SharePoint site:

    Configure Dartmouth Secure for Mac OS X

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    In order to configure your computer for the Dartmouth Secure wireless network you need the following:

    Microsoft Office for Windows Computers

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    Installing Microsoft Office on Your Windows Machine

    Check OneDrive Syncing

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    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

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    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

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    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.

    Protecting your Personal Information when on the Internet

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    The Internet is home to a thriving criminal community actively looking for personal and financial information to be used for illegal gain. The major threats are:

    • Identity Theft
    • Malware and Adware

    All Computers, Laptops, Smartphones, Tablets (Windows and Mac) are susceptible.

    Identity Theft

    Identity theft occurs when an unauthorized person wrongfully obtains and uses another person's personal information to commit fraud or deception, often for economic gain. Valuable information includes:

    File Sharing Service Overview

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    Description

    ITS 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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