Volume 5 - Number 1 * January 2002

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The Network Connection

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Campus Computing News

Click on the title above to get an "EagleMail Update." There are lots of exciting new features to read about.

Computing Services for UNT Students: An Update

Dr. Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner takes a break from her Lab-of-the-Month feature to bring you an update on student computing services. Read all about it.

EduTex: It's Almost Time

There is still time to make arrangements to join EDUCAUSE and your colleagues from the Southwest for EduTex, the second annual EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference for IT professionals in higher education, but time is running out.

Your (PRAS) Time May Be Up

If you purchased a Premium Remote Access Service subscription for the fall, you want to keep it, and you haven't renewed it yet, you are too late. Your subscription expired January 14 and you will have to apply to reactivate your account. More information inside.

Helpdesk to the Rescue!

The Computing Center Helpdesk staff just might be campus super heroes. Details inside.

Data Entry Helps With Surveys

Data Entry Helps With Surveys

Data Entry Helps With Surveys

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 New in Spring '02?" S-Plus and Eviews news, to name two things.

  • SAS Corner -- "Data Capability: Data Engines." In this article, you will be introduced to SAS' data capability in reading and converting data from and to other formats such as SPSS and Excel.

  • The Network Connection -- "Back to the Basics: Bandwidth." Why should you care about it? The reasons may surprise you.

  • Link of the Month -- "Urban Legends and Hoaxes" Reverse the trend by identifying legends and hoaxes before you forward them -- toolbox inside.

  • WWW@UNT.EDU -- "Exciting New Changes for Dynamic Web Content" Shannon Peevey gives you an update on the "amazingly busy season" in Central Web Support.

  • Short Courses -- The Academic Computing Services (ACS) short courses for the spring are in the process of being scheduled, but that doesn't mean there aren't new items on this page . . .

  • IRC News -- Minutes of the Information Resources Council are printed here when they are available. The December minutes are contained in this issue.

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