Mobile Application Hits a New High

POSTED: OCTOBER 5, 2012

August 2011 to August 2012 showed a marked increase in the use of UK’s suite of mobile applications. This was no surprise given the record size of the first year class of 2012 and the overall number of current students at UK, now nearly 29,000.

A reflection of the increase over the last year is shown below:

Grant Proposals

POSTED: OCTOBER 5, 2012

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.

Domain Name Server Changes

UPDATED: November 15, 2013

Computers and other internet network devices use an IP address (a combination of numbers and dots) to route requests to a specific site (url address).  A Domain Name Server (DNS) manages a massive database that maps domain names to IP addresses (like a GPS of the internet).

UKIT Call for Grant Proposals

POSTED: OCTOBER 5, 2012

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.

POSTED: AUGUST 30, 2012

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/.

Pause Feature Now Available on Echo360

POSTED: AUGUST 28, 2012

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.

UK Information Technology Launches ECM Service

POSTED: AUGUST 23, 2012

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.

Key benefits of ECM include:

UK Information Technology Launches New AcadTrain Site

POSTED: AUGUST 22, 2012

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.

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