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it2go E-Newsletter - April 2015

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Designing your own database?

IT Training will be offering Access 2013: Designing & Packaging Databases on April 16th in the Wells Library, Room W138.

This session includes extensive lecture and discussion on database modeling, then proceeds into some hands-on exercises. Learn how to create well-constructed database that’s intuitive for your end users. We’ll also discuss database security.

To register for this session, go to:

Access 2015: Designing & Packaging Databases

Summer schedule goes LIVE!

IT Training’s summer workshop schedule, including face-to-face workshops on the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses as well as online sessions for the entire IU community, is now live.

This is your chance to catch that workshop you’ve been meaning to attend. Browse through our new “webinars” on topics like Adobe’s pen tool, Muse, effectively presenting, AfterEffects, Accessibility, iMovie and more.

To see everything offered during the summer, go to:

Printable copies of the schedule are available from the download tab on our home page.

Subscribe to Pluralsight at a reduced price

Pluralsight provides advanced video-based online training focused on technically oriented and design topics. You can use Pluralsight to grow your skills in software development, Business Intelligence, database and server administration, networking, graphic design, video editing, animation, and more.

Though the cost of an annual enrollment on the Pluralsight web site is $499 per year, members of the statewide IU community can purchase a subscription for $60 for the remainder of 2015.

See the IT Training web site for more information.

Go Paperless!

Is your life cluttered with too much paper? Would you like some ideas on how to do what you need to do without printing every little thing? Take advantage of all of the tools that IU has to offer and find ways to go paperless. Follow our Go Paperless series on IT Training Tips and save a few trees!

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April 2015

In this issue

it2go Podcast

Check out the it2go Podcast Series for the most current IT Training information.

IT Training Tips

Here are the IT Training Tips blog latest articles:

  1. LinkedIn Tips and Tricks
  2. Sharing & Group-Editing Documents in Box
  3. Simplify your tech life – Tip 1: Pilot
  4. Creating a PDF Form in Adobe Acrobat
  5. Collaboratively Creating a Presentation with Prezi
  6. Looking for Group – edit the size of objects in PowerPoint
  7. The basics of switching from a PC to a Mac
  8. Pros & Cons of Using Different Types of Cloud Storage at IU
  9. Developing Departmental Websites at Indiana University
  10. A Beginner’s Guide to Twitter
  11. Muse: Creating a Website without Coding

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Printed Schedule

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