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May 2013 


Another semester successfully completed! It was a challenge to capture a photo that looks like a typical spring, but it finally seems to have arrived! Read on to see what LTS is planning for this summer!

 Spring 2013

In this installment of LTS News . . .

Short Takes
What does LTS have in store for the UW-Eau Claire campus this summer? Find out details about W drive maintenance, the improvement of spam rules, a progress report regarding the campus digital upgrade, summer technology workshops, and the "facelift" of the UW-Eau Claire mobile app!

Microsoft Office 2013
Learn about the upgrade of campus computers to Office 2013 scheduled for this summer, as well as how to get Microsoft software on your personal computer for free!

Summer 2013 Updates to University Macintosh Computers
This summer, there will be an operating system update on all the campus Macintosh computers. Find out what you can expect from the process and how it will impact you!

Summer 2013 D2L Outage
Be prepared for the D2L outage coming up this summer by checking the dates and times it will be unavailable for use.

CommonSpot Updates
Discover what is in store for CommonSpot, including changes being implemented this summer and over the next few years.

MyBlugold and MyBlugold CampS Upgrades
There are changes in store for both MyBlugold and MyBlugold CampS; check out this summary of updates to find out what is coming!

Blue Jeans - Cloud-Based Video Conferencing
LTS has acquired a new bridging service from Blue Jeans that allows multiple audio and video connections to be joined together in a single call. Find out more information, as well as how to request an account (the number of which is limited).

Windows 8 Tablet Pilot
Interested in experimenting with a new Windows 8 tablet over the summer and in fall semester classes? Learn how to start a trial usage of a tablet, as well as how a tablet could be useful in your classroom.