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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 03 Feb, 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...
rating 30 Dec, 2020

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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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Fair use: Legally Sharing Copyrighted Materials
There are limits to the exclusive use rights granted by a copyright. These limits are generally referred to as the 'fair use' of copyrighted materials. Fair use permits the use of copyrighted materials without the specific permission of the copyright owner. The distinction between fair use and...
rating 04 Oct, 2021
Blackboard Course Structure Template
The main purpose of the Blackboard template is to: Provide a structure that will make it easier for students to navigate the course content. Provide consistency to reduce questions with accessing readings, files, lectures, etc. Avoid excessive scrolling as well as excessive clicking. A...
rating 28 Sep, 2021
Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is mutli-factor authentication (MFA)? Multi-factor Authentication is used to confirm your identity before allowing access to a service. It increases security by requiring you to use both something you know (e.g., your username and password) and something you have (e.g., a work phone or...
rating 17 Sep, 2021
Faculty/Staff Technology Accounts (Email, Computers, Blackboard)
Faculty and Staff must first fill out and submit the ITS Computer Account Application Form. Your account will be created and you will be notified with a username and password to access it. IMPORTANT NOTE: Computer accounts are not to be shared with other users; when evidence of account sharing...
rating 17 Sep, 2021
Password Rules
Your password must contain the following 3 elements: UPPERCASE LETTER(S) lowercase letter(s) Number symbols such as 1 2 3 ...etc. Your password must not contain any part of your username Your password must be between 8 and 14 characters in length The system remembers your last 8...
rating 17 Sep, 2021