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  • CLA-OIT's Loaner Laptop and Equipment Pool Moved to Rarig

    To streamline all CLA-OIT technology pick-up and drop-off to a single location, the CLA-OIT loaner laptop and equipment pool is now located in 508B Rarig along with video cameras. CLA-OIT staff manage the inventory and equipment is available to all eligible CLA faculty, staff, and graduate students.Online reservations are currently unavailable, but will be active later this semester. In the meantime, reservations can be made by calling 612-626-5881. Equipment is available for pick-up and drop-off Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.The CLA-OIT website contains additional information regard the types of loaners available.

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  • VCR and DVD players removed from Folwell Hall classrooms in Spring 2015

    As the University works to provide the latest technology to enhance learning, obsolete and failing platforms must be retired. During the 2015 Spring Semester, VCR and DVD players will be permanently removed from the general purpose classrooms in Folwell Hall. This is part of a multi-year plan designed to encourage the safe storage of materials online and to limit the upkeep on outdated platforms.


    The Office of Classroom Management will oversee the projection system upgrades and removal of the VCR/DVD players.


    Faculty and staff who require assistance in transferring their DVDs and tapes to a digital format can contact their department's relationship manager.

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Reboot

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  • Fusion Tables: The Fabled Slicer-Dicer for (most of) your Data

    Have you found spreadsheet analysis in Excel, Numbers, Open Office or other packages good, but want something more? You should be delighted to hear that Google Fusion Tables is now available for Google Apps at the University of Minnesota. If you've heard about Fusion Tables (or never heard) but wonder what all the hullabaloo is about, and why this could be important, let's get a quick overview.

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Technology Resources

The CLA Office of Information Technology (CLA-OIT) seeks ways to leverage technology for the benefit of students as part of our strong commitment to liberal arts education.

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