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IT Help Desk
Kansas State University
214 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7722
800-865-6143 (toll-free)
helpdesk@k-state.edu
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Beginning January 19, the first of eight weekly, one-hour IT Orientation sessions will be held to allow those new to the university and those not so new to learn more about Information Technology at K-State. Please join us at one or at all of the various IT Orientation sessions this spring. The sessions are open to all K-State faculty, staff, and students and will be held in Hale Library, room 401B. Register now

K-State Technology Resources

January 19 at 2 p.m.

There are many great technology resources available for your use here at K-State. Learn more about them and how they might be of use to you. A short tour of the Media Development Center and the IT Help Desk will follow this session.

IT Security

January 28 at 10 a.m.

Join the IT Security team as they discuss things you can do to increase your computer security on campus. From Email dangers and creating strong passwords to keeping your laptop safe from thieves, they'll show you how the most important part of the security team at K-State is you.

Online Tools

February 2 at 10 a.m.

K-State Online, the Survey System, Oracle Calendar, and K-State Zimbra are just a few of the online tools available at K-State. Learn all about them and more in this session.

The Magic Behind the Curtain -
The Educational Communications Center

February 11 at 2 p.m.

Curious about the ECC's broad capabilities and how they can help tell your story? The ECC is a full service media production facility providing services from design through distribution; however they are not just a house full of gear. Their skilled professionals help diverse clients create and present their messages to the world. Learn about high-end video production (in-studio and remote), broadcast and distribution options, integrating video and animation into multimedia applications, package and set design, interactive web development, and K-State TV.

IT Training

February 17 at 2 p.m.

Everybody needs a little help every now and then! Learn about the many training opportunities currently being offered at K-State.

Intro. to Computing at K-State

February 23 at 2 p.m.

In this session you'll learn the basics of using a computer at K-State, including basic computer terminology, how to access resources from home, how to get service on your department and personal computers, and how to keep your data safe should your computer break.

Library Technology

March 4 at 10 a.m.

Thanks to new technologies and innovative librarians and staff, K-State Libraries offer a number of services that can make your life easier. Want to access books and articles more efficiently? We'll show you the powerful combination of the LibX toolbar and Google. Need something that K-State Libraries don't own, or you don't have time to visit the library yourself? Learn about Interlibrary Services and document delivery. This session will cover these resources and more.

Emerging Technologies

March 10 at 10 a.m.

Come join us as we walk you through some emerging technologies that can help in the classroom, office and at home. We will look at some of the latest trends in social networking and other cool tools to help you make the most of the new connected world we live in.