Google recently added a new feature to the Calendar and introduced a redesigned version of Hangouts video calls. Calendar You can now use the out-of-office feature to automatically decline meetings and notify event organizers that you are not available. The out-of-office feature can be used for full-day, multi-day, or hourly events. You can set, update, […]
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If you have a personal Gmail account, you may have noticed that Google recently introduced a redesigned look. Beginning in July 2018, this new look will be rolled out to the NYU Email web interface as well. Initially, adoption of the new look will be on an opt-in basis; when you log in, you will […]
Research Workspace provides centrally-housed storage that can be mounted locally, enabling users to access and share large data sets from their desktops and lab workstations. It is intended for the use of research projects that depend on high-capacity data storage that can be accessed reliably, offers dependable backups, permits project owners to administer collaborator access, […]
The NYU IT Technology Leadership Program (TLP) is a new initiative that offers five recent NYU graduates the opportunity to grow their career in information technology. The program consists of two sequential one-year rotational assignments in NYU IT departments that align with each participant’s skills and career aspirations. The assignments are paid, full-time positions with […]
SensusAccess is a self-service solution that automates the conversion of documents into a range of alternative formats. The service can be used to convert otherwise inaccessible documents such as image-only pdf files or scanned images into more accessible formats. This service is best used for personal or course-related materials. For public University content, such as […]
Read&Write is a an easy-to-use toolbar for Windows, Mac, and a variety of tablets which reads digital content aloud. The tool also offers features to improve reading comprehension, understand unfamiliar words with text and picture dictionaries, and develop writing skills with word prediction. For support, see the Read&Write website or send email to email@example.com.
NYU’s Digital Library Technology Services (DLTS) in partnership with the Internet Archive and Tisch School of the Arts Moving Image Archiving and Preservation, has created an archive of the websites of contemporary music composers. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this seeks to go beyond indexing and archiving the sites. It’s aim is also to reengineer web crawling tools to enable them to better capture high-quality streaming audio and video materials, so that the entire record of a composer’s site can be preserved.
NYU IT is pleased to announce a new feature that reduces the number of digits required to place calls between most NYU global locations. Instead of having to dial the full telephone number, you can now use the destination location’s new two-digit prefix, followed by the 5-digit extension of the NYU phone you’re calling.
The 2018 HackNYU hackathon took place over the weekend of March 24-25. Out of 81 final submissions and 501 participants, there were 16 winners across categories such as Assistive Technology, Educational Technology, Healthcare, and Sustainability & Social Impact, as well as recognitions awarded by event sponsors.
Digital accessibility ensures that NYU’s websites, applications, and digital content can be used by all, including those using assistive technologies. Visit nyu.edu/it/accessibility for more information on creating digital content that adheres to the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standards.