Teaching, Learning & Research

Importing citations in Word 2010 from Endnote X7

Importing one citation: Go to EndNote Select the reference you want imported Right click and select “Copy Formatted” Go to Word 2010 Click where you would like to insert the citation (Where the superscript goes in the main text) In the EndNote X7 tab click on “Insert Citation” In the drop down click on “Insert […]

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Examsoft SofTest

The Examsoft solution allows professors or administrators to create exams online.  The students download an application to their computers (SofTest), which allows them to download exams ahead of time and unlocks them at the appropriate exam time. When the software is launched, it locks down all internet access from the device.  The system is designed […]

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iSIS

Tufts’ Integrated Student Information System (iSIS) has been designed to support the needs of Tufts’ students, faculty, and schools. Beginning in the 2013-14 academic year, iSIS will be the system of record for student financials, as well as student academic and biographical information. In addition, technical interfaces integrate iSIS with admissions systems at all Tufts […]

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Accessing MATLAB’s Cluster GUI from a Mac

Looking for the Windows instructions?  Go to Accessing MATLAB’s cluster GUI from a Windows Computer instead. Prerequisites Before you start, you will need: A cluster account. If you don’t have one, request one here. XQuartz. If you don’t have XQuartz, you can download it here. Procedure Start a terminal window by going to Finder-> Applications-> […]

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Accessing MATLAB’s Cluster GUI from a Windows Computer

Looking for the Mac instructions?  Go to Accessing MATLAB’s Cluster GUI from a Mac instead. Prerequisites Before you start, you will need: A cluster account. If you don’t have one, request one here. Cygwin with X11. If you don’t have Cygwin, you can download it here. X11 is on of the install options. Procedure Launch XWin Server (You can […]

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VUE

The Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is an Open Source project based at Tufts University. The VUE project is focused on creating flexible tools for managing and integrating digital resources in support of teaching, learning and research. VUE provides a flexible visual environment for structuring, presenting, and sharing digital information. For more information and installation file […]

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OIT – Who we Support

Who we support: The Office of Information Technology (OIT) supports faculty and staff at Tufts University School of Medicine, its affiliates, The Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences and the Friedman School of Nutrition. OIT also supports Graduate students in the Sackler and Nutrition Schools working with Tufts-owned equipment (typically in Laboratories and Core facilities). OIT […]

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Maintenance Windows for Tufts Services

Tufts University IT has two defined “Maintenance Windows”.  A Maintenance Window is a period of time when services may not be available due to maintenance.  Not all maintenance windows are used, but users should not expect services to be accessible during the scheduled maintenance windows. Sunday 6:00 am to 10:00 am Friday (Morning)  12:00 am […]

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R Project

R is a free open source software environment for statistical computing and graphics.  To read more information, please visit the R-Project website. R and a number of packages available for R have been installed and are available on the Tufts Research Cluster. To see what packages are available, please visit the Research Computing Cluster Installed […]

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Loaner Laptops for use during seminars or events

The Tufts Educational Media Center has laptops available for loan.  For more information, they may be contacted at emc@tufts.edu or 617.636.0931  

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Poster Printing

Tufts University has a professional print shop available on campus through the Tufts Medical Center.  Located on the first floor of 75 Kneeland St., the print shop provides a variety of printing needs, including poster printing. The copy center will accept the following file types:  Powerpoint, PDF, InDesign, Illustrator and Quark. If there are any […]

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SAS Genetics Module

Tufts has purchased the SAS Genetics module as an add-on to the SAS Educational Analytic Suite software bundles that Tufts owns.  The SAS Genetics module is now available, at no additional cost to users, for installation with every SAS license that has been purchased under Tufts’ annual volume license renewal. The only restriction pertains to […]

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Statistical Computing Blog

A blogsite run by UIT that includes Suggestions and comments about obscure and useful statistical software.   Statistical Computing Matters

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What mobile resources are available through the Hirsh Health Sciences Library?

The Hirsh Health Sciences Library has a list of resources that are enhanced for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. The list includes such popular products as PubMed and MedlinePlus.   Visit the HHSL Mobile Resources website.

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Facilities Service Request System

On Monday, March 26, 2012, the Facilities Services Department will no longer require paper Interdepartmental Requisition (IDRs). We will be replacing the paper form of the IDRs with the electronic Online Service Requests. The Online Service Request form functions both as a maintenance work request and an event set-up request. A unique computer-generated number allows […]

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Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics: The application of computer science and information technology to the field of biology and medicine. For more information regarding the Bioinformatics resources available at Tufts University, please see the link below. Tufts UIT Research Computing Bioinformatics

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Geographic Information Systems Center

The GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Center is a teaching and research facility funded, maintained, and supported by University Information Technology (UIT) to promote and facilitate GIS, remote sensing, cartography, and geographic research and analysis. The GIS Center is located on Level 2 of the Tisch Library at the far end of the Map Room behind […]

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Adobe Connect Pro

Adobe Connect Pro is a tool that Tufts provides that allows for web videoconferencing. A web videoconference uses a combination of video and audio telephony technologies to allow two or more users (or locations) to connect, meet, and collaborate via the Internet. Conference attendees can interact with each other and share information the way they would […]

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What is the Tufts high-performance computing research cluster (or Cluster Computing)?

The Research Cluster or Cluster Computing is the result of connecting many local computers (called “nodes”) together via a high-speed connection to provide a single shared resource.  This shared resource allows certain software applications to break tasks down into smaller components and distribute them among the computers.  As a result, there is a significant decrease […]

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Apple iBook textbooks

iBook textbooks are dynamic, interactive textbooks created by publishers using a new authoring tool from Apple. McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the three largest publishers in education have textbooks available in this format. Find more information from Apple about iBook textbooks. Important information regarding the ownership of textbooks. Tufts University cannot own any […]

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