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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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Logging into SelfService (eWeb)
Access Self Service (eWeb) by first logging into Office 365. You no longer need your Eastern ID and PIN. Accessing from the O365 portal page: Access SelfService (eWeb) through the Office 365 portal at: ...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
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-BYOD or ECSU BYOD5. If you are using eduroam, please see Article 180: Wireless Services. Temporary Access Eastern WiFi will allow account holders to connect devices that have browsers and keyboard input (computers, tablets, phones, etc.) when they...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
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 19 Mar, 2019
How to Start a New Club or Organization
Forming a Student Organization is not as complicated as you may have heard it to be. There are several steps that you have to complete before you can be recognized as an established organization. The steps can be easily followed because they are all connected and flow together making the process...
rating 03 Jul, 2018


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Read Receipts
Not receiving a delivery or read receipt can mean a lot of things. It doesn’t mean your message wasn’t delivered, opened, or read. It just means that your requests weren't fulfilled. The video below explains what happens when you send read receipts: ...
rating 11 Feb, 2020
Hiding a Blackboard Course or Term
Note: This process is to hide a course from your personal course lists. It does not hide a course from other participants. It only hides it from your list as a means of simplifying your list. Faculty who want to hide a course from students should follow the instructions in Article 503: Make a...
rating 28 Jan, 2020
Remote Desktop Access
The following will allow you to gain access to your desktop computer from home via the VPN. IMPORTANT: The VPN server will auto disconnect you after either ten minutes of inactivity, or one hour of connect time. If you still have work to do, you may browse back to the VPN server and sign back in...
rating 22 Jan, 2020
Accessing Advisees List via eWeb
How to access a list of the students you are advising via eWeb: Using your ECSU credentials, log into eWeb Please see related Article 21: Logging into SelfService (eWeb) Click on the Faculty Services tab Click on Faculty & Advisor- Student Information Menu Click on the Advisee...
rating 09 Dec, 2019
Submit a Portfolio
If you are eligible, the provost will have added you to a Blackboard Organization named for the review your are involved with. You will find this in Blackboard, on either the My Eastern tab or the Community Tab, provided you still have the default My Organizations Module there. If you have removed...
rating 04 Dec, 2019