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
 Helpdesk sits there
 Computer help office hours: 9 am – 4:30 pm
 Contact info:
http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/stude
nt_services/edelstone
Mail to - [email protected]
If you have problems
TELL someone
 If we do not know we can not make it
better
 READ signs and directions
 TRY to fix it if you can
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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
How to get started
 Set
up for UIC Wifi
 Configure laptop for campus
printing
 UIC email account on Google Apps
 http://sms.accc.uic.edu
How to get started
 Install
AntiVirus
 FREE
@ http://webstore.illinois.edu
 http://blackboard.uic.edu
 Contact
needed
course directors as
Once you’ve settled in
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Access library resources from off campus
 http://library.uic.edu
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Check out study spaces
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http://chicago.medicine.uic.edu/student_se
rvices/college_of_medicine_study_rooms
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Library of the Health Sciences
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We are available for help!
Email at UIC
is a suite of tools used for
communication and collaboration. It includes
Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sites, Google
Groups and Google Calendar.
 You must create your own [email protected]
account from the ACCC web site.
 For more info:
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http://accc.uic.edu/service/googleapps/
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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Easier to get back to work
 Use the cloud, an external drive, burn to
DVD, save to UIC webdisk, Google docs, etc.
 Don’t let this be you –
(actual sounds from a dying hard drive with a song around it)
http://gizmodo.com/151666/hard-drive-dying-dance-track-winner
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!
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Electrical
– Not Enough Outlets
Physical plant issues
Physical plant issues
Pick up after yourself
 Food and Drink
 Edelstone
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Fridges
 Microwaves
 Electrical
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Physical plant issues
Pick up after yourself
 Food and Drink
 Edelstone
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Fridges
 Microwaves
 Electrical
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Do not encourage
these guys to move in
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://accc.uic.edu/service/wireless/
You can do this yourself!
 But 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
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One color printer (costs
10x more to use!)
COM Student Computer Lab
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Variety of standard software
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Microsoft Office, Photoshop, etc.
Scanner/ Copier by Blue Lockers
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Free scanning to USB sticks
Printing: U-Print system
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http://dragoncenter.uic.edu
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http://accc.uic.edu/services/pri
nting
Printing: U-Print system
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File, Print
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Have 12 hours before the job is gone
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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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Can print from wireless too
U-Print FAQ
Given $15 Quota per semester for printing
 Charges –
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If you exceed Quota, add money to
iCard using Dragon $
U-Print FAQ
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It is NOT from your fees.
 It doesn’t roll over at the end of the
semester.
 You get three $15 quota allocations per
year:
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Fall, Spring and Summer.
It 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
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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 (Daley Library, SEL
SCE 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
Blackboard.uic.edu
Blackboard.uic.edu
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Register for classes!
Read the Syllabus & Schedule
Contact the course director
Need Powerpoint & Acrobat Reader
Lecture captures will be linked here and
through here you can get to EchoCenter
Software: webstore.illinois.edu
Microsoft Office $FREE
 Microsoft Windows Upgrade $FREE
 Symantec Anti-virus $FREE
 Adobe & Apple software (Reduced
cost)
 Statistical software and more (prices
vary)
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Hardware: MicroStation
Student Center West - Bookstore
Hardware: MicroStation
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uicbookstore.org
 Dell, HP and Apple computers
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Includes reduced priced laptop bundles
Educational discount
See an on-line price? Take to MicroStation
Some parts and accessories
 DO NOT BUY Software here, use Webstore
 Across the street in bookstore or at SCE
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 Student Computing Info:
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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
Did you know…
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Anniversary of
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cardiomyopathy
August is
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Psoriasis Awareness Month
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http://www.psoriasis.org/
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