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InDesign is a dynamic application with a variety of tools that make it ideal for creating and formatting multi-page publications such as newspapers, books, newsletters, and brochures. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to organize your InDesign workspace, create and save InDesign...

In order to comply with new federal regulations and an Employee Assembly resolution, and at the request of the Department of Inclusion & Workforce Diversity, beginning on January 10, 2017, the Enterprise Directory and Active Directory will be modified to include only the preferred name.

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017 CIT will hold two campus Zoom training sessions in Bailey Hall. Please share with your units and departments, all are welcome to attend. 

This holiday season, watch out for email spam with subjects like:

  • Holiday e-card
  • Holiday sales/discounts/deals
  • Travel notifications

CIT's SharePoint team has been busy migrating campus SharePoint sites from on-premises installations to Cornell's SharePoint Online environment in Office 365. This change is saving units money that would otherwise be used to maintain on-premises licenses, and maintenance that is required for...

The project implementing the Concur travel system is in the first stages of training and testing with a pilot group of representatives from Alumni Affairs and Development, CIT, DFA, and ILR. Concur, a web-based travel solution, automates travel booking, expense reimbursement and reporting.

It can be intimidating talking with a group of people, especially when the group’s members are new to you. But there can be great rewards for doing so. When the discussion leader is experienced at guiding conversation toward realization and discovery, the resulting enlightenment helps to...

Remedy’s Smart IT will be upgraded from version 1.4 to 1.5 on December 11, 2016. Smart IT was designed to be upgraded on a regular basis as the vendor wants to provide new features and functionality to its users in a timely fashion.

Starting Sunday, January 15, 2017, when users access Cmail, they will see Cornell’s CUWebLogin page instead of the current Google login page. Users will log in using their NetID and NetID password.

This class is for beginning web developers with little or no previous knowledge of Dreamweaver or web development. Also appropriate for experienced web developers to need to refresh their skills in or transition to Dreamweaver development environment. Participants will learn how to define a...

On Sunday, January 8, 2017, between 7 and 9am, CIT's Shibboleth Identity Provider service ( will move from being hosted in the CIT data center to being hosted in Amazon Web Services. There should be no interruption of service.

Microsoft has announced the availability of Skype for Business on Mac, but since key features are still missing, CIT recommends that Lync for Mac users continue to wait to upgrade, or try Zoom web conferencing.

Box launched an updated user experience back in September, making it even easier to work in Box. We encourage you to try the new Box experience.

Members of the IT community that support faculty may want to review a new article available online, "What Faculty Need to Know About ‘Learner Experience Design.’"

Members of the IT@Cornell community interested in professional development in Cloud Architecture may want to investigate a new offering from SUNY Cobleskill. The institution has partnered with Amazon/AWS (as one of only five campuses nationwide), to offer their updated Cloud Architecture...

In this 4-hour class on Jan. 11, you will learn to create presentations, format slides, draw objects or add graphics in PowerPoint 2016.