Archives for "Software"


September 14, 2017 3:15 pm

Google Chrome – Home Button & Bookmarks Bar (IT Training Tip)

In the Google Chrome Web Browser, there are a couple of features that are not initially available as part of the…


September 12, 2017 2:01 pm

On what computers can I find the TurningPoint Software installed?

The TurningPoint Software is installed on the Podium Computers located in the following classrooms: Carnegie Science Hall, RM 113 Carnegie…


August 16, 2017 2:46 pm

How do I request a copy of Wolfram Mathematica? 

Wolfram Mathematica is Wolfram’s original, flagship product-primarily aimed at technical computing for R&D and education.  Bates College provides faculty and…


August 16, 2017 2:45 pm

How do I access Wolfram Alpha Pro? 

Wolfram|Alpha Pro is designed as an academic support tool, allowing individuals to gain step-by-step analysis on math/science problems, generate mathematical practice…


July 21, 2017 12:57 pm

Microsoft Office – Customize the Microsoft Office Ribbon (IT Training Tip)

The Microsoft Office Ribbon was first introduced with the release of Microsoft Office 2007. Its design replaced the menus and…


July 21, 2017 12:55 pm

OS (Win/Mac) – Keyboard Shortcuts (IT Training Tip)

Are you the type of person that prefers using the keyboard instead of the mouse? Or maybe you’re just not…


July 21, 2017 12:51 pm

G Suite – Google Chrome Browser Synchronization (IT Training Tip)

In the Google Chrome browser there is a great, sometimes little-known about feature that lets you synchronize your Google Chrome bookmarks,…


July 21, 2017 12:46 pm

Banner – Understanding the Language (Form Names) (IT Training Tip)

If you are new to the Banner Administrative System or even a seasoned user, you may have noticed that Banner users have their…


July 21, 2017 12:45 pm

Microsoft Office – Word Default Font (IT Training Tip)

When launching Microsoft Word, the default font is automatically set to Font: Calibri, Font Size: 11. If you would like to change the default font to…


July 21, 2017 12:37 pm

Microsoft Office – Insert Sample/Filler Text (IT Training Tip)

When working with a document in Microsoft Word, there may be times when you need some filler text to use as…