Information & Library Services Archives


August 31, 2011 7:12 pm

Internet Explorer 7: Tips and Commands

On December 21, 2009 the Bates campus (including offices, labs, and kiosks) will all be running Internet Explorer version 7….


August 31, 2011 7:10 pm

Installing Your S/MIME Certificate into Thunderbird

From this point on the instructions will assume that you have applied for, been granted, and have downloaded a certificate…


August 31, 2011 7:09 pm

Installing Software from Denmark Server

Denmark is a file server on the Bates Network from which Bates licensed software can be installed. Not all software…


August 31, 2011 7:01 pm

Identity Theft and Internet Security Resources

A. Identity Theft: Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft Clearinghouse Phone: (877) IDTHEFT (877-438-4338) Web: FTC’s free 34-page identity theft…


August 31, 2011 6:58 pm

How to Access Network Storage (China, Belfast)

Access to these servers is only available on campus (installation of a VPN client is by contact with Help Desk…


August 31, 2011 6:56 pm

Guidelines and Tips for Developing a Student Organization Web Site

Before you begin the construction of the web pages, it is necessary for the Organization president to contact Help Desk…


August 31, 2011 6:53 pm

General Information & Links for Thunderbird E-mail

Thunderbird is one of the supported e-mail programs at Bates College. Thunderbird compliments Information and Library Services desire to have…


August 31, 2011 6:43 pm

File Management: Best Practices

A. Keep a backup The most basic tenet of effective file management is to have two copies of every file…


August 31, 2011 6:42 pm

Cyberduck SFTP: Install and Configure

This application is for uploading and obtaining files via secure file tranfer protocol for Macintosh computers. A. Installation: Download Cyberduck…


August 31, 2011 6:39 pm

Enabling Windows File Synchronization

Most Windows applications default to storing a user’s documents and data files within the My Documents folder, which is located on…