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How do I access Safari Books Online? (link)

Through Annie at: http://annie.wlu.edu:80/record=b1694155

 

Directly at: http://ezproxy.wlu.edu/login?url=http://proquest.safaribooksonline.com/?uicode=washleeu

 

Safari Books Online provides the full text of books and other print resources, and is available to all W&L faculty, students and staff. Many books on information technology are included in the collection, which includes reference sources from many of the leading technology publishers, including Adobe, Microsoft, O'Reilly, QUE and Sams. Featuring more than 12,000 titles, it covers Office 2010, Adobe graphics applications, Java, Web development, Windows, XML, Linux/Unix, and more.

 

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How do I access SCOLA online? (link)
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How do I access WebAdvisor? (link)

In a web browser, go to go.wlu.edu/webadvisor

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Where can you access ARTstor? (link)
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Do we have any online tutorials? (link)

Atomic Learning is the licensed provider for online tutorials at W&L. Tutorial topics include Excel 2010 and 2011, Word 2010 and 2011, Windows 8, iMovie, SharePoint 2010, the Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Acrobat and Photoshop and many more.

Go to http://go.wlu.edu/LEARN and sign in with your network username and password to access all tutorials.

This resource is open to all current students, staff and faculty.

 

Applies To: Faculty, Staff, Students

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How do I look at the Calyx online? (link)
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How do I access RightFax? (link)

Point your Web browser to go.wlu.edu/fax.

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How do I access Outlook from the Web? (link)

For W&L staff and faculty:

1. Open up a web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari, for example.)

2. Go to https://owa.wlu.edu (OWA is an acronym for Outlook Web App)

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How do I access my Phonemail from on campus? (link)

PhoneMail has two access numbers. The number you dial is determined by the last digit of your phone number.

* * *Even numbers dial 8080

* * *Odd numbers dial 8090

  1. Dial your PhoneMail direct access number
  2. Dial your extension number followed by #. Special Note for Residents Sharing a Room and Phone: Double room residents must add a 1 or a 2 after your extension number while accessing PhoneMail. Names are loaded alphabetically. For example, if Sarah Bailey and Ann Jones share extension 4005, Sarah's PhoneMail box will be 40051 and Ann's will be 40052.
  3. Dial your password and press "#".
  4. Follow the PhoneMail prompts for options available to you.

    TIP: If you are in a single room and accessing PhoneMail from your own extension, you can simply press # in step 2 above.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff, Students

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How will I access my Office365 (students)? (link)
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Applies To: Students

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What do I do to access my files from off campus? (link)
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How do I a student access my email? (link)
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Applies To: Students

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How do I access a calendar someone shared with me? (link)
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I have an Error 0x8004920a when trying to access mail.wlu.edu through FireFox or Safari. (link)

This error occurs sometimes when using Firefox or Safari to access your Outlook Live account. Here's how to fix the problem:

In Firefox, go to tools, options, then click the privacy tab and click "remove individual cookies".  Then search for outlook and delete all OUTLOOK.COM cookies.  It should now work.  This method may vary in different browsers and versions of firefox.

In Safari, go Preferences/Security/Show Cookies and delete all OUTLOOK.COM cookies.

*Do NOTdelete ALL Cookies - just the outlook.com ones!*

Applies To: Students

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How do I access a shared mailbox on my PC in Outlook Client after I have been granted access? (link)

Outlook 2010/2013

  1. While logged in to Outlook select File Tab and click on Account Settings.
  2. In the Account Settings window highlight your Microsoft Exchange account and select Change.
  3. In the Change E-mail Account window select the More Settings button.
  4. Navigate to the Advanced tab.
  5. In the ‘Open these additional mailboxes’ display select the ‘Add’ button.
  6. Enter the name of the shared mailbox and select OK.
  7. Select OK again and close all previous windows.
  8. You will now have a permanent link to the shared mailbox in your mail folder hierarchy.
  9. NOTE: Sent Items behavior can be configured in one of two ways. To set the Sent Item configuration, login to the shared mailbox through  OWA, Select Options, Settings, and the  Sent Items tab:
    1.  
      • Sender: Copies the message to the Sent Items folder of the sender only  (set by default)
      • SenderAndFrom: Copies the message to the Sent Items folder of both the sender and the shared mailbox

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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How do I access a shared mailbox on Mac after I'm given access? (staff) (link)

A shared mailboxes can be accessed via OWA.

To open the shared mailbox, simply add the mailbox email address to the end of your normal OWA URL. Authenticate using your normal domain credentials. (https://owa.wlu.edu/owa/mailboxname@ad.wlu.edu)

Applies To: Staff

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How do I access Interlibrary loan? (link)

https://illiad.wlu.edu/ using W&L network ID and password.

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Who can access Interlibrary loan? (link)

W&L faculty, staff, and students.

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How do I access a virtual applications and/or desktop? (link)

Virtual applications and/or desktop may be accessed through the following website. Log in with your W&L network username and password:

http://myvi.wlu.edu

Please log off when you are finished, to free up resources for others.

 

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Why can't I access Lynda tutorials? (link)
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Where can I access Camtasia Player? (link)

Camtasia Player is on the American Saddlebred image in the Stable.

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How do I access Informer Web Reporting? (link)

In your browser, go to http://go.wlu.edu/datareporting

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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What is the address to access Box at W&L? (link)

You have two options:

http://box.wlu.edu

http://wlu.box.com

 

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How do I print from EEBO (Early English Books Online) on a MAC? (link)
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As an employee how do I access the GPS system for my account? (link)
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How do Macintoshes access the Junos Pulse VPN? (link)
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Why can't I access Facebook on the wireless network? (link)

Various restrictions apply to the guest wireless network, including limited speed, and restricted access to some web sites, including Facebook. W&L faculty, staff and students can get the best quality connection by registering for W&L's secure wireless network. To do that, point your browser on your wireless device to http://wireless.wlu.edu and follow the directions.

 

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How do I access my Phonemail from home or other off campus location? (link)

PhoneMail has two access numbers.  The number you dial is determined by the last digit of your phone number.

Even numbers dial 458-8080

Odd numbers dial 458-8090

1. Dial your PhoneMail direct access number
2. When PhoneMail answers, dial your on-campus extension umber and then press "#".
3. Dial your password and pres "#".

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I can’t access my archived e-mail (evault). Is there something I can do? (link)

Browse to this location: \\maltiris2\SoftwareDelivery\Symantec\EVault Plug-in and install EVClient_en.msi

 

If you still are unable to acces your archieved e-mails, call the Information Desk at x4357 or send an email to help@wlu.edu giving us the details and we will contact you.

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How does an office access Grant (server)? (link)
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What username and password do I use to access the Informer reporting? (link)
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Where can I have access to Creative Cloud? (Students) (link)
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Applies To: Students

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How do I access a shared mailbox on my Mac in Outlook 2011 after I have been granted access? (link)

Outlook 2011

  1. While logged in to Outlook select Tools and then Accounts.
  2. In the Accounts window highlight your Microsoft Exchange account and select Advanced.
  3. In the Advanced window select the Delegates tab.
  4. Navigate to the People I am delegate for section.
  5. Click Add or + button.
  6. In the Select Users search field; enter the name of the shared mailbox and then click then click Find.
  7. Highlight the mailbox name then click OK and OK to close all previous windows.
  8. You will now have a permanent link to the shared mailbox in your mail folder hierarchy.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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URLs--What are the web addresses used to access SharePoint at WLU? (link)
You can access the collaboration portal by going to https://sharepoint.wlu.edu/Pages/Default.aspx

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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Is there a way to view the department in address books? (link)

When searching the Global Address List (GAL), click on the Advanced Find link. This allows you to enter search criteria in one or more fields including Department and Title.  

Note that the search has to match starting with the first word. Searching on "Library" in the Department field does not work because the department name is "University Library".

This advanced find capability is not available for personal contact lists/address books. With these, though, in your Contacts view you can display the Department column and sort by that.

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How do I access my faculty/staff account using a POP client? (link)
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How do I revoke or change other people's access to my contacts folders? (link)

In Microsoft

At any time, you can change or revoke someone's access permissions to your contacts folders.
1. In Contacts, in the Navigation Pane, right-click the contacts folder for which you want to change permissions.
NOTE If you are using the Navigation Pane in Minimized view, in Contacts, click Navigation Pane, and then right-click the contacts folder for which you want to change access permissions.
2. Click Change Sharing Permissions.
3. Do one of the following:
• Revoke or change access permissions for everyone
1. On the Permissions tab, in the Name box, click Default.
2. Under Permissions, in the Permission Level list, click None to revoke permissions or any of the other options to change permissions.
View descriptions of permission levels
WITH THIS PERMISSION LEVEL (OR ROLE) YOU CAN
Owner Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create subfolders. As the folder owner, you can change the permission levels that other people have for the folder. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Publishing Editor Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create subfolders. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Editor Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files.
Publishing Author Create and read items and files, create subfolders, and modify and delete items and files that you create. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Author Create and read items and files, and modify and delete items and files that you create.
Contributor Create items and files only. The contents of the folder do not appear. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Reviewer Read items and files only.
Custom Perform activities defined by the folder owner. (Does not apply to delegates.)
None You have no permission. You cannot open the folder.
• Revoke or change access permissions for one person
1. On the Permissions tab, in the Name box, click the name of the person whose access permissions you want to change.
2. Under Permissions, in the Permission Level list, click None to revoke permissions or any of the other options to change permissions.
View descriptions of permission levels
WITH THIS PERMISSION LEVEL (OR ROLE) YOU CAN
Owner Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create subfolders. As the folder owner, you can change the permission levels that other people have for the folder. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Publishing Editor Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files, and create subfolders. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Editor Create, read, modify, and delete all items and files.
Publishing Author Create and read items and files, create subfolders, and modify and delete items and files that you create. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Author Create and read items and files, and modify and delete items and files that you create.
Contributor Create items and files only. The contents of the folder do not appear. (Does not apply to delegates.)
Reviewer Read items and files only.
Custom Perform activities defined by the folder owner. (Does not apply to delegates.)
None You have no permission. You cannot open the folder.
3. Repeat step 2 for each person whose access permissions you want to modify.

 

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Where can I find free online tutorials for SharePoint 2010? (link)

http://office2010.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/take-sharepoint-server-2010-training-at-your-desk-HA101859255.aspx

Microsoft offers several free online tutorials for SharePoint 2010.

https://www.atomiclearning.com/login/wlu

By searching for Sharepoint, after logging into the Atomic Learning site, you can access tutorials broken down by topic.

 

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How do Windows machines access the Junos Pulse VPN? (link)
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How do I access Enterprise Vault on Outlook 2010? (link)

Please follow the detailed and illustrated instructions in the Related Resources.

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How do I (user) install Team Viewer (remote access)? (link)
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How long do I have access to e-mail after leaving the University? (Faculty/Staff) (link)
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How do I access a shared mailbox through Outlook Web App (OWA)? (link)
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How do I access the Personal Directory on my NEC phone? (link)
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How do prospective students access the Generals' HQ Applicant Portal? (link)

Prospective students access using their personal e-mail address.  The one they used when they applied.  Prospective students create an account (GHQ Applicant Portal "Account Creation" page) and are then sent a 5 digit pin in an email, incuding a link back to the portal where they create a password.

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How do I get Help from the online UC Client I use with my NEC phone? (link)
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How do I get Exit the online UC Client I use with my NEC phone? (link)
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How do I access a folder that's on the network (H Drive, L Drive, I Drive) with my Macintosh? (link)
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How do I install the Citrix virtual desktop software, so that I can access myVi? (link)
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How do I access network drives (L:, H:, I:, J: ) on my computer or smart device? (link)

1. Go to myvi.wlu.edu and authenticate. If it the first time you will be asked to install the Citrix client.

2. Choose a virtual desktop

3. Go to Computer (My Computer on Windows XP) and you should see the L: drive listed.

If you would like instructions for mapping a network drive on your computer, please send an email with your request to help@wlu.edu or call the Information Desk at extension 4357.

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Can I access Sakai on my smart phone? (link)
You can check updates to your Sakai sites on your smart phone! Just 
go to http://sakai.wlu.edu/portal/pda and log in. This interface 
makes it much easier to check on your classes when you're not at 
your computer.

Applies To: Faculty, Students

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How do I access Outlook Shared Mailboxes with IMAP Clients (iPad, Droid)? (link)
  1. Within your IMAP client add a new mail account
  2. For the full name field enter the shared mailbox name (or the name you would like to display when an email is sent from this account)
  3. For email address enter the SMTP email address for the shared mailbox.
  4. For password enter your own password
  5. For username enter ad/youraccountname/shared-mailbox-name (ex: ad/smithj/shredmail). Set account type to IMAP
  6. Set incoming mail server to owa.wlu.edu
  7. Set connection security to SSL/TLS using port 993
  8. Set the Outgoing Server to use SMTPA, and use your email/password for authentication.  You will not acutally use this, but most IMAP connection require this step.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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How long will departing faculty or staff members have access to their W&L Box.com account? (link)

You will have 30 days after your departure date to move your data out of your W&L Box.com account. At the point that your W&L network account becomes inactive, you will no longer be able to access your W&L Box.com account.

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How do I print from ECCO (Eighteenth Century Collections Online) on a MAC? (link)
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I am Having Problems with Outlook Web Access (OWA) in Mozilla Firefox on My Mac (link)

Download Qualys BrowserCheck: https://browsercheck.qualys.com/

Install this Mozilla Firefox plug-in. Click on Scan to find the plug-ins that need to be updated. Install the updates. Restart Firefox and log into OWA.

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Will emeriti faculty and staff continue to have access to their W&L box.com (Box at W&L) accounts? (link)

No, emeriti faculty and staff will not retain access to these resources.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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How do I access my faculty or staff W&L email, calendar and contacts from my iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad? (link)
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How do I configure Firefox not to require my username and password for every W&L site I access after I've already entered it one time? (link)
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How can a professor re-gain access to a previous term's course folder structure on the "L: drive" (mfsacad1/acadshared)? (link)
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Why do authenticated forms embedded in unauthenticated web pages display a 401 Access Denied error using Firefox 40? (link)

Version 40 of Firefox intentionally disables authenticated content embedded in unauthenticated web pages if the page and content are in different domains. 

This can be manually fixed by:

  • typing “about:config” in the address bar
  • clicking “I’ll be careful, I promise!”
  • searching for the Preference Name:  network.auth.allow-subresource-auth
  • Click the “1” next to that in the Value column and change to “2”
  • click OK. 

Once you refresh the page it will prompt for login. 

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How does an administrative assistant access and use Datatel to find course and student information in order to support their department and its faculty members? (link)

If you need access to Colleague, please go to https://managementtools.wlu.edu/AccessRequest/ and request an account. Once the proper approvals are granted, an account will be set up for you. Accounts are set up on an individual basis and they should not be shared with anyone. In most cases, when dealing with course and student information, the Registrar’s office will provide some level of training or guidance on how to access the data you require.

 

 

If you already have access to Colleague but cannot remember your login information or have issues accessing the system, go to http://webhelpdesk.wlu.edu and create a ticket under the category of Administrative Data – Colleague Issues/Requests. Once submitted, the ticket will be automatically routed to the appropriate person who can help you resolve problems.

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