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Who: Users of UNCG Qualtrics surveys What: Staff, faculty and students will be able to create an unlimited number of Qualtrics surveys. When: Beginning Friday, March 17, 2017 Previously, students were limited to five surveys in UNCG’s Qualtrics service. Information Technology Services (ITS) is removing survey count limits on all faculty, staff and student accounts. Learn more [Read More]

In response to faculty and student interest, Information Technology Services (ITS) has negotiated terms of service for UNCG use of Dedoose qualitative data analysis (QDA) software. As a web-based package, benefits of Dedoose include access from any location and support for simultaneous coding of project data by multiple team members. The new contract enables use [Read More]

On, or soon after February 24, 2017, iSpartan Google Drive users will be able to preview Microsoft Office password-protected files. Google Drive contains a file preview functionality.  Users can see the contents of a file without opening the file. Users whose Microsoft Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations were password-protected were previously unable to be previewed. [Read More]

Who: Students only What: New virtual computer desktop space will be available through MyCloud When: March 6, 2017 MyCloud is a UNCG service that offers access to applications and virtual computer desktops over the internet. Beginning March 6, MyCloud student users will have access to the Student Desktop. This new service offering will expand the [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff only What: Upgrade to the MyCloud Campus Desktop Access to the new Student Desktop Removal of the MyCloud File Manager app When: March 6, 2017 MyCloud is a UNCG service that offers access to applications and virtual computer desktops over the internet. Beginning March 6, faculty and staff who use MyCloud [Read More]