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  • Backing Up Data

    What is Backup? Backup is for recovery from hardware failure or recent data corruption or loss. Why Backup is needed? A Backup is copy of your data that is made in order to protect...
    Posted: December 18, 2018 11:33 AM
  • Submit Your TechFest ’19 Proposal Today!

    Come share your favorite technologies and best practices.
    The Instructional Technology Team will celebrate its 4th Annual TechFest on March 1, 2019 and is looking for presenters!  TechFest is designed to bring together UMBC students, faculty, and staff...
    Posted: December 17, 2018 3:52 PM
  • Quarterly patching downtime on 12/20/18 and 1/5/19

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Thursday, December 20th and Saturday, January 5th.  While many of...
    Posted: December 13, 2018 4:28 PM
  • LDAP-Master and Webadmin downtime on 12/20 at 2pm

    On Thursday, December 20th starting at 2pm LDAP-Master and Webadmin will be taken down for system maintenance.  During this time account creations and password changes will be unavailable. ...
    Posted: December 13, 2018 4:24 PM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: WT2019

    UMBC Blackboard Update is provided by the Division of Information Technology for students, faculty and staff. If you have questions or need help, please consult the Blackboard Help FAQs or...
    Posted: December 12, 2018 9:37 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Use Differs from Most Schools

    Findings based on Bb's "course archetypes" research
    Earlier this year, Blackboard released a “course archetype” system administrator’s tool that allows institutions to see how the company’s Learning Management System (LMS) software is being used...
    Posted: December 11, 2018 11:23 PM
  • WT/SP2019 Courses Created in Blackboard on November 29, 2018

    Blackboard course shells for WT2019 and SP2019 were created on November 29, 2019. The Ultra Course Preview setting is enabled in both WT2019 and SP2019 courses. This tool allows faculty to...
    Posted: December 11, 2018 10:55 AM
  • Help Wanted!! - Testers for RT in the Cloud

    For several months DoIT staff have been working diligently on a project to transition RT to a hosted environment (Cloud) in Amazon Web Services (AWS). The goal is to address volume related...
    Posted: December 10, 2018 10:53 AM
  • Hotspots and Public Wi-Fi

    Public Wi Fi is famous with its easily availability and free access. Any person with their computer or other devices can access Public Wi -Fi. Public Wi -Fi could be found in convenient places...
    Posted: December 10, 2018 10:48 AM
  • Graduate Assistanship Forms Transitioning to DocuSign!

    Digital Workflow Offers Expanded Functionality
    The Graduate School has been using DocuSign as their e-signature and digital workflow platform, replacing many of their paper forms with electronic forms that can be submitted, signed, processed...
    Posted: December 10, 2018 10:41 AM