Tech Training Tuesday: Evernote

Evernote

Harness the power of Evernote for Mac and Windows, a popular cloud note-taking and note-sharing tool that surpasses paper notepads in every way, shape, and form. Learn how Evernote can help you note and track important items and collect them in notebooks for sharing. Author David Rivers also shows how to take and store photos, screenshots, and even video and audio in notebooks. Plus, explore the powerful tagging and search features to help keep your notes organized and accessible—even enabling you to find text in images. The course also covers the notebook sharing and protection features, so your privacy is maintained at all times.

TOPICS INCLUDED:

  • What is Evernote?
  • Creating a new notebook
  • Creating and formatting text notes
  • Adding screenshots to a note
  • Creating a multimedia note
  • Clipping web content to a note
  • Merging notes
  • Finding notes and content
  • Tagging notes
  • Sharing notes
  • Protecting content with encryption

HOW TO LOGIN:

  1.    Go to mylmu.edu and log in using your LMU credentials.
  2.    Click on the “Systems Login” menu.
  3.    Scroll down and click on “lynda.com (online training library)”
  4.    Click on the “Start Now” button and you will be redirected to lynda.com.
  5.  Once you are logged in to lynda.com, click the link below that corresponds with your operating system and you will be redirected to the Evernote course!

Evernote for Mac:
http://www.lynda.com/Evernote-tutorials/Up-Running-Evernote-Mac/157839-2.html

Evernote forWindows: http://www.lynda.com/Evernote-tutorials/Up-Running-Evernote-Windows/157838-2.html

For more hands-on training Faculty and Staff can attend one of our ITS workshop:

Tech Training Tuesday: Excel

Excel Essential Training

Ever wanted to learn the various levels of how to work Microsoft Excel?  Whether you’re a novice or an expert wanting to refresh your skillset with Microsoft Excel, this Lynda.com course covers all the basics you need to start entering your data and building organized workbooks. Author Dennis Taylor teaches you how to enter and organize data, perform calculations with simple functions, work with multiple worksheets, format the appearance of your data, and build charts and PivotTables.

TOPICS INCLUDED:

  • What is Excel and what is it used for?
  • Using the menus
  • Working with dates and times
  • Creating simple formulas
  • Formatting fonts, row and column sizes, borders, and more
  • Inserting shapes, arrows, and other graphics
  • Adding and deleting rows and columns
  • Hiding data
  • Moving, copying, and pasting
  • Sorting and filtering data
  • Printing your worksheet
  • Securing your workbooks
  • Tracking changes

HOW TO LOGIN:

  1. Go to mylmu.edu and log in using your LMU credentials.
  2. Click on the “Systems Login” menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on “lynda.com (online training library)”
  4. Click on the “Start Now” button and you will be redirected to lynda.com.
  5. Once you are logged in to lynda.com, click the screenshot at the top of this post and you will be redirected to the Excel course!
For more hands-on training Faculty and Staff can attend one of our ITS workshop:

Faculty and Staff Get More WiFi Mobility with eduroam

Visiting other institutions just got easier for LMU faculty and staff, thanks to eduroam! eduroam (Education Roaming) is a secure access service for the education and international research community. It is unique because researchers and staff from participating institutions can obtain internet connectivity across campuses worldwide when visiting other participating institutions.

Learn more about eduroam in this short video:

In California, you can find eduroam at 12 different institutions. In the United States, there’s around 185 active eduroam hotspots, and an additional 60+ institutions interested.

Eduroam map

To learn more visit the ITS website