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MIT Police, IS&T Caution Community on Phone Scam

At least 30 MIT affiliates have received fraudulent calls claiming to be from law enforcement agencies.

Campus in the Cloud: IS&T Offers Dropbox for Business to the MIT Community

In partnership with Dropbox, IS&T has launched Dropbox for Business at MIT. This enterprise version of the cloud-based file storage, syncing, and sharing service offers many features beyond those offered for personal accounts.

Get with IT: IS&T Helps Incoming Students Learn About Computing Resources

IS&T will host several sessions during and after orientation to help incoming students make the most of computing resources on campus.

Social Media Tools That Can Save You Time

MIT’s social media strategist, Stephanie Hatch Leishman, recently discussed some applications and resources that can streamline your social media workflow. This article highlights a few of them: Feedly, the CPS Photo Library and Flickr, Hootsuite, and IFTTT.

A New Model for Adobe Licensing at MIT – Acrobat XI Pro and Creative Cloud

Acrobat XI Professional and the desktop applications in Adobe Creative Cloud are now available to faculty and staff for use on Institute-owned equipment at no cost to DLCs.

Emerging Trends in Social Media

Chris Peterson, Senior Counselor for Web Communications in MIT’s Undergraduate Admissions Office, discusses three major trends in social media: the liquid self and ephemeral media; algorithmic anxiety; and the redistribution of risks and rewards.

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Social Media at MIT: The Alumni Association Reaches Out and Follows

Two members of the Alumni Association's Communications Department discuss strategies for sharing stories with MIT alumni through social media, as well as following alumni who are making the news.

Welcome to Skillsoft, a New Option for Online Learning at MIT

Available to staff, faculty, and students through the MIT Learning Center, Skillsoft offers an extensive, web-based library of business and IT courses. It also features Books24x7: 9000 ebooks and videos with a focus on business and IT topics.

Social Media at MIT: Behind the Scenes at the Media Lab

This article inaugurates a series on how social media is used at the Institute. First up, the Media Lab, where communications assistant Janine Liberty offers insights about the Lab’s audience and preferred social media channels.

Objective Reality: 3D Printing Gains Traction at MIT

The Libraries are offering an IAP session (already full!) and a brown bag lunch talk on 3D printing. MIT helped develop this technology years ago and now it's entering the mainstream, on campus and at large.

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