IT News You Can Use - January 9

Posted: January 9, 2023

The ETS Virtual Help Desk has new hours effective Tuesday, January 3.  ETS can provide assistance through the VHD from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday on regular business days.

Just this week, ETS received information from OTDI about Minitab license changes. Going forward, only users granted access for a Minitab account through the Ohio State site-licensed software program will be able to use the program.  This change applies to both Engineering managed computers and Minitab software downloaded directly from OTDI for installation on a personally owned device.  Please see email from ETS sent Thursday, January 5 for more information.

Accessibility Tips and Tricks

January is National Braille Literacy Month.  Louis Braille was a French educator and the inventor of the reading and writing system we know as braille, used by individuals who are visually impaired.  Take a moment to educate yourself on the background of braille.  Fun Fact: braille was the beginning of Ashley’s (the COE Digital Accessibility Coordinator) love of accessibility when she was only a toddler!