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apple banana
Find rows that contain at least one of the two words.

+apple +juice
Find rows that contain both words.

+apple macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple', but rank rows higher if they also contain 'macintosh'.

+apple -macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple' but not 'macintosh'.

+apple ~macintosh
Find rows that contain the word 'apple', but if the row also contains the word 'macintosh', rate it lower than if row does not. This is "softer" than a search for '+apple -macintosh', for which the presence of 'macintosh' causes the row not to be returned at all.

+apple +(>turnover <strudel)
Find rows that contain the words 'apple' and 'turnover', or 'apple' and 'strudel' (in any order), but rank 'apple turnover' higher than 'apple strudel'.

apple*
Find rows that contain words such as 'apple', 'apples', 'applesauce', or 'applet'.

"some words"
Find rows that contain the exact phrase 'some words' (for example, rows that contain 'some words of wisdom' but not "some noise words").

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Work at Home and Online Instruction Toolbox for Faculty and Staff
The following links and documentation are for IT tools and services that enable a variety of remote capabilities. Additionally, CIT offers training and support sessions. Instructions on how to book a session are in Article 543: Book Training with CIT. For faculty who have no previous experience...
rating 25 Oct, 2021
Work at Home and Online Class Toolbox for Students
Office 365 (Teams) You can access the Office 365 suite from home using a web browser. You can check your Outlook email, and use a variety of applications, as well as install them on your personal machine. Overview of Office and how to get it installed on your personal devices Office 365 in...
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Logging into SelfService (eWeb)
Access Self Service (eWeb) by first logging into Office 365. Accessing from the O365 portal page: Access SelfService (eWeb) through the Office 365 portal at: https://www.office.com/?auth=2&home=1 If you are prompted to sign in, use your Eastern email address as the username and your...
rating 01 Mar, 2021
Password Management
Password Management: A. When a notification states your password is expired or will expire soon B. To change a password that has not yet expired NOTE: If you've forgotten your password, you will need to contact the ITS Help Desk at (860)-465-4346 and select Option 1. A. When a notification...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
Connecting to Wi-Fi at Eastern and Finding Your Mac Address
The instructions below relate to using ECSU BYOD5. If you are using eduroam, please see Article 180: Wireless Services. When you see a list of signals, you will see three (BYOD, BYOD5, and Eduroam), we recommend BYOD5. The recommendation is based on the signal that has the best speed. Any...
rating 24 Aug, 2021
View Only Your Account Doesn't Allow Editing on a Mac - Office 365 Error
After installing Office 365 apps on a personally owned Mac some users get an error that says: View Only. Your account doesn't allow editing on a Mac. To learn more, contact your admin about your Office plan This article lists possible solutions to the issue. First verify that you are using...
rating 03 Jun, 2020
Course Evaluations
This article covers the following two options: Instructions for students to evaluate a course Instructions for faculty to access a course evaluation Note: The course evaluation link is only activated for students 21 days prior to the last day of their section and will remain open for 4...
rating 02 Jun, 2021


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CSUS Email Policy
At the January 7, 2009 meeting of the Council of Presidents, the CSUS Email Policy - Email as an Official Correspondence, was approved with an effective implementation date of August 1, 2009. Attached please find a copy of the policy. CSUS Email Policy
rating 12 Jan, 2022
Blackboard Combined Sections Request
This form should be filled out by the course owner for the purpose of combining separate Blackboard sections into a single section. This is not for combining Cross Listed Courses. Cross Listed Courses should be combined automatically. IMPORTANT: The combination process will remove any content...
rating 05 Jan, 2022
SPSS License Renewal for Home Use
Home use licenses for SPSS expire at the end of December every year. To renew your license, contact helpdesk@easternct.edu for the current code and follow the instructions below. Launch the License Authorization Wizard from the Programs or Applications Group on your Mac or PC. On the Product...
rating 03 Jan, 2022
Blackboard Single Sign-On (SSO) Guide
The following guide provides how to access Blackboard using single sign-on using the following link, https://easternct.blackboard.com/. Click on the drop-down icon. Click on Single Sign-On. Enter your Eastern email. Click the Next button. Enter your Eastern password. Click...
rating 09 Dec, 2021
Creating a Course Tool Link
The instructions below show how to add a Tool Link to the course menu found on the left side of a Blackboard course. Click on the circle-plus icon (1) on the upper left-hand corner of the course menu. Click Tool Link from the resulting menu (2). Give the Tool Link a name (3) Pull...
rating 06 Dec, 2021