Learning a new tech skill can help build your resume, satisfy a continuing education requirement, or simply make your workday more efficient.
The Getting started with IT Training webinars give you a quick introduction to applications important to your work, research, or learning at IU. In just 30–90 minutes, our instructors will show you what you need to know to get started with the application. These webinars include introductions to productivity tools—like spreadsheets, word processing, storage, and collaboration—as well as creating media using the Adobe Creative Cloud.
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November 7 - 11
Getting started with VLOOKUP in spreadsheets
Is your data in different places? Are you tired of counting rows and columns on your screen? Attend this webinar to see how to use the VLOOKUP function to bring your data together.
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Webinars are listed in alphabetical order.
How do I get ready for moving day? Where are my boxes and folders and labels? And how do I know if I'm sharing them with someone else? How can I ensure that I'm packing only my things and not things my colleagues might need, too? Everything owned by your individual Box account will be moved soon to Microsoft OneDrive at IU or Google at IU My Drive. Watch this recording to learn how to organize your individual and institutional files to prepare for the big move!
Need to make a research poster but don't have scissors or a glue-stick or a big piece of construction paper? (And—how can you send it to your colleagues even if you had all that stuff?) Jump into this webinar to learn how to make digital research posters! Save the glue-stick!
Institutional files are moving from Box to the Google and Microsoft environments. This webinar will cover how to find your files using a web browser and on your desktop for both environments. We will also cover how to find your files and use some of the common features of the Microsoft Teams application.
In the institutional storage environments at IU, making sure your data is available to the people who need it and unavailable to those who don't is an important part of owning storage space. Microsoft SharePoint and Teams and Google Shared Drives have some unique considerations for managing permission. Join us for this webinar and learn about the different ways to manage permissions in both Microsoft Teams and Google Shared Drives.
Your friends say they love Excel PivotTables, but all you can do is nod and smile? Watch this recorded webinar to find out what the PivotTable excitement is all about. Learn how to get answers from your data!
Learn about the options available for migrating personal files from Box at IU to either Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive. IU’s cloud storage agreement with Box ends in spring 2021 and student, staff, and faculty files will be migrated after May 22, 2020. You do not have to migrate your files, but you do need to decide where you want them to go. These webinars will help you determine what personal files are, prepare your personal files for migration, and decide which service to choose for storing personal files.
The deadline for deciding where to move your personal files is May 22, 2020.
Have you been invited to Zoom meetings, but don't know how to get started? How can you be the best attendee you can be? Zoom in and watch this recorded webinar to learn how to be an awesome meeting participant!
Ready to unpack after the big move? Where are your boxes and how can you see what's in them? Plus share the contents? Watch this recording after your individual files have been moved to your My Drive account from Box at IU to learn how to find, organize, edit, and share your files on My Drive.
Ready to unpack after the big move? Where are your boxes and how can you see what's in them? Plus share the contents? Watch this recording after your individual files have been migrated to your OneDrive account from Box at IU to learn how to find, organize, edit, and share your files.
Are you working on a group project and wondering how to keep organized and collaborate efficiently with other group members? Microsoft Teams at IU can help you with this! In this session, learn about the basics of collaborating in Microsoft Teams at IU, as well as how to use the Tasks app inside Microsoft Teams at IU to help with project management.