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Overview of Services

Below is an overview of the information technology services provided by Dartmouth Computing Services. They are described in greater detail throughout this website. If you don’t see the service you are looking for, send e-mail to Help@Dartmouth.edu.

Desktop Computing Help

Public Computers, Printer & Scanners

Web and Multimedia Resources

Computer Purchase, Repair, & Rental

Courses on Technology

Data Storage

Software Downloads and Consulting

Technology Help in the Classroom

Safe Computing

Internet Access

Technology Resources for Research

 

E-mail, Calendar, & Collaboration Tools

Administrative Systems for Business Use and Project Support

Phones, TV

Desktop Computing Help

Immediate Assistance in an Emergency — Have a computing emergency where you need help immediately? Call 646-2999 or your computer consultant.

Answers to Technology Questions — Are you getting an error on your computer? Does a specific application not run? Thinking about upgrading your computer? Ask someone for help.

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Purchase, Repair, & Rental

Ordering New Computers — Need to order a new computer, but not sure what best meets your needs and budget? The IT Help Desk or your computer consultant can help.

Purchase Computer Software, Technology, or Peripherals at Academically Discounted Prices —We have software, cables, printer cartridges, etc. in stock. In addition, computers, printers, cameras, and many other items that we don’t stock can be ordered, often at academically reduced prices. See what we offer at The Computer Store.

Repair of Computers or Printers — Computing Services is a certified repair center for warranty work on Dell, Apple, and Lenovo computers, and HP and Xerox printers.

Computer Rentals — Traveling and need a laptop temporarily? Is your computer broken and you need one to use while yours is being fixed?

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Software Downloads and Consulting

Obtaining Software — Computing Services provides many different applications for download by members of the Dartmouth community. These range from academic applications, to productivity applications, to connectivity applications, to publishing applications.

Help with Selecting a New Application for Your Departmental-specific Needs — Considering a new piece of software or upgrading an old one? Work with Computing Services to see if we already have something in place that you can use, or for help in purchasing a new system that will interface with our existing systems.

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Internet Access

Use the Secure Wireless Network — Want to set your laptop computer up to use the new secured wireless network?

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E-mail, Calendar, & Collaboration Tools

E-mail and Calendar— To send and receive e-mail, set up your computer to use Blitz, our e-mail and calendaring system.

File Sharing — Sharing your files securely.

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Phones, TV

Help With Your Desktop Phone — Want to learn about the advanced features of your new phone?

Telephone Help — Want to change your voice mail set up? Want to make an international call, but can’t get it to work on your phone? 

Turn Your Computer Into a Television — Computing Services broadcasts cable channels over the network.

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Public Computers, Printers & Scanners

Find a Public Computer, Public Printer or Scanner — These resources are located throughout campus.

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Courses on Technology

Online Training — One hundred titles from Lynda.com for web-based training, including FileMaker, Microsoft Office, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, Motion, AutoCad, Paint Shop Pro, Blogger, and many more….

Specialized Training — Computing Services partners with the Library to offer specialized training, often times in a hands-on setting.

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Technology Help in the Classroom

Instructional Centers for Hands-on Training — Want to teach in an environment where your students can have their own computer to follow along?

X-hour Training in Specific Applications for Your Students — Let Computing Services staff teaching x-hours in the areas in which they have expertise.

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Technology Resources for Research

Access to Compute Clusters — Need access to a high-performance cluster for running computationally intensive jobs?

Statistical Help — Need to learn how to use a complex statistical package?

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Administrative Systems for Business Use and Project Support

Online Systems to Help Your Department Run More Efficiently — Oracle, Banner, IRA, and other central systems used across the College.

Help Planning and Managing an IT Project— Plan to make technology-based solution to an administrative need?

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Web and Multimedia Resources

Organizational Websites — Does your organization need a place where files can be shared via a website?

Departmental Websites — Computing Services can help you create and maintain a professional website for your department.

Personal Websites — Computing Services provides space on Dartmouth’s main Web server (www.dartmouth.edu) for members of the Dartmouth community to create their own Web site.

Set Up Computers, Projectors, and Microphones for An Event — Are you planning an event on campus that requires the use of presentation equipment?

Set Up of Equipment for a Videoconference — Computing Services can help you set up a videoconference.

Videotape Your Events — Computing Services can videotape any event you are hosting. We will provide the equipment, personnel, and the final product.

Promotional Videos for Your Department — Computing Services’ Media Production Group has created award-winning promotional videos for a variety of departments and events.

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Data Storage

MyFiles/DartFiles — How secure is your data? If your hard drive was to stop working, would you be able to recover your files? Computing Services can help.

OurFiles - A system that allows groups of people at Dartmouth to easily share files

Transferring Data — Need to transfer your data from your old computer to your new one, or use a server for transferring large files from your computer to off campus? Your computer consultant can provide more information.

Secure Storage for Sensitive or Confidential Data — Store files containing confidential information on a central server where the data is encrypted. Access and share this data via a web browser from any computer anywhere in the world.

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Safe Computing

Keep Your Computer Clean — Computer viruses, computer worms, computer hacks, spam, spyware, chain letters …. The list goes on of all the bad things that are lurking out on the Internet waiting to attack your computer and get access to your information.

Security Initiatives — Want to know what Computing Services is doing to help keep the network and your data safe?

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Last Updated: 9/23/13