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Volume 5 - Number 8 * August 2002

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Campus Computing News

"Expanded Adaptive Facilities Available for the UNT Community" Read all about it!

IMSP Remote Address Book and Options Service to be Discontinued

As of September 1, 2002, the address book and options server will no longer be available. If you wish to continue to use Simeon, you will need to save your options and addressbook entries to your local computer. Instructions on how to do this are contained within.

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 very soon.

Interim General Access Lab Hours

Frequently, the time between the end of Summer II and the beginning of the fall semester is a time that many of the General Access Labs on campus use to update facilities, etc. The General Access lab hours during this period are listed in this article.

UNT General Access Labs

Find out what they've been up to this summer.

Usability Guidelines for Web Sites

Kenn Moffitt, Director of University Online Communications, shares his expertise on Web site usability.

Statistical Application Installation

If you are a user of statistical resources on campus, the information in this article will matter little to you - technically - but it will matter a lot to your network manager who will be installing software to your machine from a different location. It is good, therefore, for all parties to be aware of the new procedures.

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 -- "What's good about Stata?" Answers within.

  • SAS Corner -- "What is Hot Fix?" Not a solution to your dating problems, but maybe something almost as good.

  • The Network Connection -- "Standards" Read about the "standards battleground" and find out what it means to you.

  • Link of the Month -- "UNT's Anti-Virus Web Site" Check it out!

  • WWW@UNT.EDU -- "Breaking News in Web World"

  • Short Courses -- The Academic Computing Services (ACS) short courses are over for the summer. Other training is still available. Check out this article for more information.

  • IRC News -- Minutes of the Information Resources Council are printed here when they are available. June and July minutes are included on this page.

  • Staff Activities -- New employees, people who are no longer employed at the Computing Center, awards and recognitions and other items of interest featured here.