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    LiveSafe

    Step-by-Step

    Dartmouth introduced a new safety app called Dartmouth LiveSafe. It provides a quick and convenient way for you to watch out for your friends, or to quickly report a safety concern to Safety and Security. The app provides access to campus resource information, easy Emergency 911 and Dartmouth Safety and Security communications, anonymous tip reporting and more.

    Installing LiveSafe

    LiveSafe can be installed on iOS and Android devices.

    Accessing SharePoint

    Details

    SharePoint is an online communication and collaboration environment. With Microsoft® SharePoint, you can:

    Email Service Overview

    Details

    Dartmouth’s email and personal calendar service is Microsoft Exchange.

    Quick Access

    Blitz Web Access (BWA.dartmouth.edu)

    Available to

    Dartmouth students, faculty and staff*

    Benefits and Features

    Outlook Web Access (BWA) enables seamless communication among faculty, staff, and students.

    Connecting to an FTP Server

    Step-by-Step

    The server named dropbox.dartmouth.edu provides directories for the exchange of files between machines located on the Dartmouth campus and machines located on other networks. To connect to the dropbox.dartmouth.edu server, enter the following information:

    Using FTP to share files with non-Dartmouth people

    Warning

    Files placed in dropbox are not secure. Sensitive or confidential data can be encrypted using a separate tool, with the decryption key sent to the recipient by a more secure mechanism.

    Details

    Free space available on Dartmouth's dropbox server can be very volatile. While this system is easy to use and requires no accounts or passwords to be created, there are some disadvantages:

    Identify Fraudulent Email Messages

    Details

    Many people get tricked into giving their Dartmouth password to someone else via an email message they receive that appears to be from a valid sender, or they get malware installed on their computer by clicking a link in an email message that appears to be from a valid sender. When opening email - from someone you don't know or someone that you think you do - here are a few tips to quickly identify whether an email message you received is valid:

    Add Directory Lookup to Outlook for Windows

    Details

    Important Note: A Microsoft Office update from mid-October 2017 removed the ability to use this functionality within Outlook due to security concerns. You will need to open a web browser and go to lookup.dartmouth.edu to access the directory.

     

    Office 365 Groups using Outlook 2016

    Sharing Documents in OneDrive

    Step-by-Step

    Share a file or folder by inviting people. Go to the site library that has the file or folder you want to share. Right-click (Win) or Ctrl+click (Mac) the file you want to share, and then select Share.  This can be done with the OneDrive sync client on Macintosh, Windows or mobile devices, or in OneDrive accessed via https://bwa.dartmouth.edu/.

    Best Practices for Collaboration

    Details

    There are many ways to collaborate and communicate in Office 365. A good overview on this topic can be found online at https://www.arrayasolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Arraya_Microsoft-Collaboration_Whitepaper.pdf.

    Once you have started to use collaboration tools as part of your daily workflow, you will want to use these tools and services in a way that ensures continuity for you and your collaborators.

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