Archive for 2011

Standard Apple Desktop

Template Number: 2000119497 21.5″ iMac OS X Mavericks Operating System Intel 1.4 GHz Dual-Core Core i5 , Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz 500 GB Serial ATA Drive Intel HD Graphics 5000 8GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM 2 DIMMs Apple Magic Mouse Accessory Kit Apple Wireless Keyboard AppleCare Protection Plan (3 years) 21.5″ LED backlit glossy […]

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Standard PC Desktop

Dell Optiplex 9020 Small Form Factor E-Quote Number: 1020155432708 E-Quote Name: CMI-Optiplex9020-082014-v3 Email: oit-quotes@elist.tufts.edu Processor: Intel Core i7-4770 Processor (Quad Core, 3.4GHz Turbo, 8MB, w/ HD Graphics 4600) Operating System: Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit Memory: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHZ DDR3 Boot Hard Drive: 500GB  Solid State Hybrid Drive Video Card: AMD Radeon™ HD 8570, 1GB DDR3, […]

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Standard PC Laptop

Dell Latitude E7440 – ultrabook E-Quote Number: 1011063023416 E-Quote Name: CMI-LatitudeE7440-052014-v1 Email: oit-quotes@elist.tufts.edu Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-4300U Processor (1.9 GHz, 4M Cache) 4.0 GB DDR3-1600MHz SDRAM Intel HD Graphics 4400 500 GB 5400rpm Hard Drive 14′′ HD (1366×768) Wide View Anti-Glare WLED-backlit Intel® Dual Back Wireless-AC 7260 802.11AC Wi-Fi + […]

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How do I find the serial number, service tag, or computer name for my device?

Service Tags and Serial Numbers The serial number/service tag is a unique pattern of numbers and letters assigned to every device. A service tag is unique to a Dell device. To find the service tag for your device, follow Dell’s directions here: Finding Your Dell Service Tag To find the serial number for your Apple […]

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How can I back up my computer?

We recommend not storing any data locally on your computer, but instead storing the data on a networked drive such as P, Q, or R.  If you do not have access to a drive of this type, please contact OIT.  If you do have data that must stay on your local computer, there are a […]

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How do I access my network shares from off campus?

There are two methods for accessing your network shares from off campus. 1. Access your share via the Web vpn at https://vpn.tufts.edu This method will work from any computer (PC/Mac/Linux) and allow you to upload and download files from a network share. 2. Use the Network Connect VPN install to use applications that require a […]

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I’m purchasing a piece of research equipment for my lab. Can OIT help me?

We highly recommend consulting with OIT when researching the purchase of new lab equipment, as most equipment will need to interact with a computer system.  OIT will assist in vendor communications and document the requirements for the equipment.  OIT can then help put together a quote for a computer system that will meet the specific […]

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Microsoft Select Agreement

Tufts University has in place a “Select” Agreement with Microsoft. The select agreement allows for three types of purchases: Institutional Purchases – All Microsoft products NOT covered under the Campus agreement can be purchased for installation and use on institutional machines at a discount. For more info see http://uit.tufts.edu/?pid=329 Student Purchases – Allows students to […]

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STATA

Stata statistical software is a complete, integrated statistical software package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics. Stata is not sold in modules, which means you get everything you need in one package. And, you can choose a perpetual license, with nothing more to buy ever. Annual licenses are also […]

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Web Hosting via Emerald

For more information regarding web hosting in Emerald, please visit the UIT Emerald Service page.

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Voice or Data Jack Installation or Activation

The Datacom Services team provides installation and design for the voice, data, and CATV needs across the university. To request service or request a repair, please go to the Phone & Data Jack Work Request Form.

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Which Videoconferencing Tools is best suited for my needs?

The UIT Training and Documentation Department has created several new tip sheets to aid Tufts faculty, students and staff in the use of remote collaboration tools.  Tufts remote collaboration tools may be used both internally and with colleagues across the globe to enhance teaching and learning and to facilitate business opportunties.  Currently, Tufts has three options from which to […]

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Conference Calling

Conference calling can provide vital connectivity in the event of absences.  UIT has arranged for a “pay as you use it” conferencing capability.  This service provides divisions and schools with an 800 number and a moderator PIN to conference up to 96 people who can call from anywhere in the world.  You pay for the […]

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Skype

Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chats over the internet. Calls to other Skype users are free, while calls to both landlines and mobile phones can be made for a fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype was acquired by Microsoft. Skype has the potential […]

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Faculty Voting

Tufts University School  of Medicine Faculty voting is performed online via Evote at https://webapps.moit.tufts.edu/services/ The start date for 2011 Evote will be Monday May 23rd. Currently, first-tier support is available for Mozilla Firefox 3.0, Safari 3.0, Internet Explorer 7 or a newer version of one of these browsers. The site utilizes your Tufts LAN account […]

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Zotero

Zotero is a reference management extension for the Mozilla Firefox browser that is used to manage bibliographies and references.  It is open source freeware produced by George Mason University’s Center for History and New Media. http://www.zotero.org

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Thomson Scientific Endnote – Bulk Purchase

Endnote is a popular reference management software package used to manage bibliographies. It is produced by Thomson Reuters. Often the University engages in bulk purchases of the latest version of the Endnote. Through the bulk purchase, University staff can obtain the best pricing for Endnote upgrades and licenses. The most recent bulk purchase ended in […]

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Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is a digital photo editing solution. Discounted pricing for Tufts owned computers is available through Tufts Marketplace.

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Adobe Creative Suite

The current version is Adobe Creative Suite 5.5. There are numerous versions of this Suite, each of which contains a core consisting of Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat.  Other titles are bundled depending upon the Suite, including Dreamweaver and Illustrator. Popular versions of CS 5.5 are Web Premium and Design Premium.

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Adobe Acrobat Professional

The current version is Adobe Acrobat Professional X (10) One license of Adobe Acrobat Professional is available free of charge through the Faculty Grants program for faculty with active grants.  This program also allows assistants to the faculty to obtain a license of Adobe Acrobat Professional.   Visit the Adobe Acrobat for Faculty Grants Program […]

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