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IS&T is pleased to introduce lyndaCampus, an enhancement to the lynda.com library of training videos available to members of the community. lyndaCampus provides each MIT student, faculty, and staff member with his or her own profile on lynda.com.
Significant progress has been made to modernize MIT's Student Information Systems and enhance the user experience.
Maplesoft has released a free Maple Player for the iPad that lets users view and interact with documents created in desktop Maple.
The Faculty Committee on Learning Management Systems has recommended ending further experimentation with the Blackboard platform. Moving forward, IS&T has shifted resources to developing a Modular Service Framework as the new foundation for learning management at MIT.
In its November / December 2011 issue, the MIT Faculty Newsletter ran an article by Christine Ortiz, Dean for Graduate Education, on improving graduate admissions processes at MIT.
IS&T now offers limited support for Windows Phone 7 (WP7), Microsoft's latest mobile platform. All four major cellular providers carry Windows Phone 7 devices.
As of February 1, 2012, IS&T will no longer offer support for Apple machines running Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard). IS&T continues to offer full support for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion).
IS&T is upgrading the campus Microsoft Exchange infrastructure from 2007 to 2010. Exchange 2010 will provide users with many new features, including the Outlook Web App interface (previously called Outlook Web Access).
If you haven’t secured the computer files you really need, consider this – as a member of the MIT community, you can sign up for a basic backup plan at no cost. It’s easy to register and simple to set up.