Hypertext Student Newsletter Offers Up-to-Date Wireless, Lab Map

The Back-to-School and Winter 2006 editions of the IT Times are now available in print and on the Web. IT Times is one of IET??'s quarterly newsletters, providing practical and timely information, primarily for UThe Fall 2005 and Winter 2006 editions of Hypertext, IET??'s quarterly newsletter designed to keep students informed about the latest campus computing news, is now available on campus and on the Web. Included in each of these editions are updated maps of campus wireless coverage and the computer rooms.

Featured in the Fall 2005 edition are articles about free music-making programs and the ever-expanding student-created Davis Wiki. Also included are important safety tips to help maintain access to vital UC Davis Web-services, along with the dos and don??'ts for creating effective passwords???and remembering them, info on the latest campus technology upgrades, and how to use campus wireless.

The Winter 2006 edition features information about the new practice of culture jamming, and how IET and UC Davis instructors are working together to upload recorded lectures as MP3 audio files on the Internet. Also included are options and tips for keeping saved data out of harm??'s way, and instructions for putting the campus spam filtering system to good use.

A downloadable PDF of the latest Hypertext is available on the Student Computing Guide Web site (scg.ucdavis.edu/hypertext.cfm); it can also be picked up at IT Express (182 Shields Library) or at any of the IET computer rooms on campus (see clm.ucdavis.edu/rooms/ for computer room hours and locations).