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OnQ + Turnitin = Supporting Academic Integrity

OnQ + Turnitin = Supporting Academic Integrity

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) together with Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the campus-wide launch of Turnitin, directly accessible through onQ. After running a series of pilots over the past semester, the stage is now set for those educators interested in using Turnitin in future semesters.  

 

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Enterprise Software Licences to be Made Available at No Cost

Several software packages have recently been renewed with enhanced licensing that will provide unlimited access to the Queen’s Community

Note: this email was sent to all faculty and staff on April 26, 2017 at approximately 10am.

This software is available at no charge for all faculty, staff, students and departmental labs.  

After review by the Software Licensing Working Group and in support of the Queen’s Strategic Plan, the decision was made to make these important packages available as enterprise software offerings.

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Your email's "Junk" Folder has changed!

How your Junk Email Folder has changed

Microsoft Exchange Online Protection (EOP) launched on March 7, 2017. There were two primary reasons for moving our email protection service to an online service; the first was for reliability, to remove our reliance on our campus infrastructure for email delivery, the second was to enable us to take further steps in protecting the campus from email threats in the form of phishing emails.

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World Backup Day 2017

World Backup Day: March 31, 2017

Highlighting the importance of protecting data on and off-campus

If your device suddenly crashed and was unable to be repaired, would you lose access to all your files? How much time would it take to recreate what was lost? Would you lose precious memories (I.e. photographs?) World Backup Day takes place on March 31, 2017 and encourages individuals and organizations to backup personal and organizational data as well as to consider preserving digital heritage and cultural works for future generations.

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Connecting from off-campus

Connecting from off-campus

Are you connecting to Queen's resources from off campus? If so, you may need to change the way you are accessing these resources. 

On March 21, 2017 as part of Queen's ongoing security improvements, you will need to use one of the two university supported methods to access Queen's resources on your off-campus device:

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Educational Technology Awards Recipients

Educational Technology Award Recipients ​

Again this year, Information Technology Services (ITS) is a proud sponsor of the Educational Technology Award, one of six of the Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards. Designed to recognize and encourage the innovative use of technology to enhance teaching and learning at Queen's, this award honours faculty and/or staff (individuals or teams) from any Faculty, School or Department.

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