UKIT encourages UK full-time faculty members and senior research staff to apply for newly created UKIT Grant Awards. The one to three year awards were developed to help new investigators research programs related to learning and information technology.
UK Teams With Gartner, Inc. to Launch Information Technology Research Portal for Students, Faculty and Staff
Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has signed an agreement with the University of Kentucky to provide broad intranet access to Gartner's core research content for its students, faculty, and staff on the main campus. To access this research tool go to http://www.uky.edu/Gartner/.
A pause button is now available on both the Mac and Windows version of Echo360 Personal Capture. This is a feature that many individuals had requested. If you currently use Personal Capture, you will see a note when you open the software that a new version is now available. If you choose to update, all of your older captures will still be available on your computer for viewing or publishing. You must update in order to take advantage of the pause feature.
For questions please contact Rex Stidham, Audio Visual Services, 859-323-6455.
Enterprise Content Management (ECM), a new service provided by UK Information Technology, allows archiving of documents, workflow, document viewing, email integration, and audit trails among other features.
UK Information Technology has launched a newly redesigned Academic Technology Training Library at http://www.uky.edu/acadtrain. The Academic Technology Training Library is designed to serve as a resource to faculty and teaching assistants. Two of the most popular features are the “Getting Started” tutorials for Blackboard and Adobe Connect and the step-by-step user guides for Echo360 Personal Capture. The site features a new look and new options for searching, sharing, and commenting.
Effective September 1, 2012 Departments with Cisco Voice Over IP phones will be able to place direct dial international long distance phone calls without using a calling card. The direct dial call will still require the caller to use his/her long distance authorization code.
To facilitate this calling feature, Business Officers must first go SAP PA20 9020 screen and change the current Domestic Long distance selection from 100 to 150 (Domestic & International LD) for each employee they designate as requiring International LD.
Google Apps for University of Kentucky has now been extended to UK faculty and staff. Google Apps accounts, which are optional for faculty and staff, provide access to Google Sites, Talk, Docs, Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Blogger, Reader, Voice, Code, Picasa and Webmaster Tools. Others may be enabled in the future.