Edelstone and Computing - University of Illinois at Chicago

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Edelstone Lab & Computing
At UIC and the College of
Medicine
Staff
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Office is back by blue lockers
 An, Dewan, plus another staffer TBH
 Computer help office hours: 9 am – 4:30 pm
 Contact info
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[email protected]
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http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/student_services/edelstone
If you have problems
If we do not know we can not make it
better
 TELL someone
 READ signs and directions
 TRY to fix it if you can
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 http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/stu
dent_services/
What do we do
AV & Lecture Capture in classrooms
 Edelstone and classroom facilities
 Computer Based Testing
 Student computing support
 Computer lab
 Departmental computer support
 Telemedicine
 Other duties as assigned
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Our Services for Students
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Assistance with computers, printers, scanner,
and software in student lab
Help you set up wireless access for campus
Assistance for personal computer (virus,
spyware)
Advice on computer hardware or software
purchases
File recovery when possible
Physical plant issues
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Lost and Found
– OSA main desk
– Student Center West
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Temperatures
– Variable
– Wear layers
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Clocks
– Not so accurate
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Doors
– Do not prop!
Physical plant issues
Food and Drink
 Edelstone
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Fridges
 Microwaves
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Physical plant issues
Food and Drink
 Edelstone
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Fridges
 Microwaves
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Do not encourage
these guys to move in
Back Up Your Data!!
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Everyone loses data
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It’s a question of WHEN not IF
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Use an external drive, burn to DVD, save to
UIC web disk or Google docs, etc.
 Don’t let this be you –
(this guy took sample sounds from a dying hard drive and built a song
around it for a contest run by Gizmodo. He didn’t win the contest,
but I like this song better than the winner)
http://gizmodo.com/151666/hard-drive-dying-dance-track-winner
Wireless computing at UIC
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Much of our building and campus has
wireless access
 Can print to campus printers
 Requires some configuration/set up
 For more info:
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http://beta.accc.uic.edu/service/wireless/
You can do this yourself!
 See us if you need more help
COM Student Computer Lab
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25 PCs and 6 Macs
 5 Printers
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Four fast black &
white HP laser
printers, one
moderately quick
one
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One color printer (costs
more to use!)
COM Student Computer Lab
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Variety of standard software
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Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, Photoshop, etc.
Scanner/ Copier by Blue Lockers
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Free scanning to USB sticks
Printing: U-Print system
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File, Print
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Go to ANY Print station on
campus
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Login to see list of all
documents you requested to
be printed
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Select item to print
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Have 12 hours before the
job is gone
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Can print from wireless too
U-Print
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Charges
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8 cents per sheet of paper
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Print on one or both sides of sheet for 8 cents (duplex)
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Given free $15 per semester for printing
– (187 sheets or 375 pages) “quota”
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If you exceed your quota, add money to iCard using
Dragon $.
http://www.dragoncenter.uic.edu
http://beta.accc.uic.edu/service/printing
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U-Print FAQ
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If you don’t use up your $15 quota, you lose
it at the end of the semester.
It is NOT from your fees.
You get three $15 quota allocations per
year: Fall, Spring and Summer. This does
not roll over.
The $15 starts at the beginning of each
semester, first day of classes
Bad print? Give us cover sheet for refund or
we can send it through again without charge
Echo recordings
16
Echo recordings
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Supplement not replacement
 Primarily for review
 You can subscribe to these
 Faculty can opt out
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Patient videos
Pre-publication research
Echo recordings
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These lecture recordings are protected by state common law and federal
copyright law. You may not copy this material, provide copies of it to anyone
else, or make any other use other than personal review without prior permission
from the faculty member
Other Campus Computing Labs
Goldberg building (N.E. corner Taylor &
Damen -- 1 block S. and 1 block W.)
 Student residence halls
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Charge for wireless access in dorm
East side of campus (Main Library, SEL
and other locations)
Same software as Edelstone Computer lab
 Same U-Print system with same $15 quota
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ACCC - http://accc.uic.edu
Tools to manage your email
Blackboard.uic.edu
Blackboard.uic.edu
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Each course may be set up differently
 Register for classes!
 Some courses post test scores or final grades
 Read the syllabus
 Contact the course director
 May need Powerpoint or Acrobat Reader to read
presentations
 Lecture captures will be linked here
 We have one for general College of Medicine use
Software: Webstore.illinois.edu
Microsoft Office $FREE
 Microsoft Windows Upgrade $FREE
 Symantec Anti-virus $FREE
 Statistical software and more (prices
vary)
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Hardware: MicroStation.uic.edu
Student Center West - Bookstore
Software & Hardware: MicroStation
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http://microstation.uic.edu
 Dell and Macintosh computers
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Includes reduced priced laptop bundles
See an on-line price? Take to MicroStation
Some parts and accessories
 Apple OS upgrades
 DO NOT BUY Microsoft Software here
 Across the street in bookstore or at SCE
How to get started
Set up for UIC Wifi
 Sign up for Medclass2016 listserv
 Configure laptop for campus printing
 UIC email account on Mailserv
 SPAM filters
 Install AntiVirus
 Blackboard.uic.edu
 Contact course directors as needed
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Once you’ve settled in
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Check out study spaces
http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/student_se
rvices/college_of_medicine_study_rooms
 Home Broadband – make sure you can
access library resources from off campus
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AntiSpyware
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http://library.uic.edu/
Spybot, AdAware - http://download.com
We are available for help
It’s Shark Week!
Questions?
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[email protected]
 312-996-0362 - my direct line
 From the College of Medicine home page, click on
Current Students, then Edelstone Computer Center
or go to
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http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/student_se
rvices/edelstone
For this presentation, from the Edelstone Web page,
click on Student Orientation Slide Show
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