Volume 4 - Number 8 * August 2001

RSS Matters

SAS Corner

The Network Connection

List of the Month


Short Courses

IRC News

Staff Activities

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Campus Computing News

Kenn Moffitt, Director of University Online Communications, discusses UNT's new Website in this month's column. Also highlighted on this page are some currently open positions in the Computing Center.

Renew PRAS Accounts Now

If you purchased a Premium Remote Access Service subscription for the summer -- or had paid through the summer -- and you want to keep it, you will need to renew it before August 23.

SirCam Virus, Others Continue to Plague UNT and the World

In case you haven't noticed, computer viruses of various sorts continue to plague the world. According to the UNT Anti-Virus Website, the "911" alerts this week are for the Code Red Worm and the SirCam Virus. Read all about it.

The SmartForce Server is on Course!

The SmartForce CBT system is now fully functional and, at last, the UNT community again has easy access to comprehensive training for a variety of computer skills.


Which lab do you think is featured this month?

Computer Purchase Information Now Online

Find out about one of the best kept secrets of the last 12 years by reading this article.

ACS Summer News

Important ACS computing information from this summer is re-capped in this article. Also on this page is the announcement for EduTex 2002, including the deadline for proposal submissions.

Migrating Queries from Microsoft Access to an Access Project

Learn all about migrating from Microsoft Access to an Access Project in this informative article.

Today's Cartoon

Click on the title above for an information age laugh.

Don't forget to check out our monthly columns. This month's topics:
  • RSS Matters -- "An Introduction to the Percentile Bootstrap Using GNU S" Last month Dr. Herrington wrote about robust measures of location, this month he demonstrates the Percentile Bootstrap using the GNU S language, "R".

  • SAS Corner -- "What's new in SAS 8.2 ? II" SAS 8.2 is finally here! Details inside ...

  • The Network Connection -- "Only in America... " When technology and greed collide, the result may surprise you.

  • List of the Month -- "WWW.UNT.EDU" Enough said!

  • WWW@UNT.EDU -- "How secure are your services?" If you're going to take the time to setup Web services from home, take the time to do it right.

  • Short Courses -- Find out about Academic Computing Services (ACS) short courses here.

  • IRC News -- Minutes of the Information Resources Council are printed here when they are available. May, June and July Minutes are included this time.

  • Staff Activities -- New employees, employees that have resigned, employee recognitions, and other staff activities are included in this article.