CIT FF  |  IT Services for Employees  |  Newsletter Archive  |  12 Sep 2022, 17:09  |  Čeština

News from CIT - technology, services, workshops

Deadline for Applications for Financial Support for Teaching Assistants

As a reminder, if you need a teaching assistant for technical support, you can apply for financial support in our NPO programme. You can apply for the programme until 30 September. In addition, we are preparing several workshops for teachers under the NPO, which will be announced on our website.

Podrobněji o NPO

Attend the Moodle Day Conference

The Faculty of Arts of MU is a partner of MoodleDay, which will take place on 15 September at our faculty. In addition to many interesting facts about online education, you will also get information about Moodle, its integration with MS Office 365, video conferencing tools and much more.

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Make Your Project Visible on the Digital Humanities Website

If you are working on a Digital Humanities project, you can make it more visible through our Digital Humanities website. You can either forward articles to us with a few clicks on your website (if you use the Umbraco system) or publish them on our website directly (via a representative of your department with granted access).

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Cybersecurity: How not to Fall for a Scam?

Over the summer, there was another wave of attempts to hack into the university's network. Attackers tried various forms of phishing, with emails urging people to open a link by, for example, writing about an important salary warning in the message. A fraudulent single sign-on page was then hidden behind the link. We recommend reading the articles at the links below for details of the attacks.

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Recommendations for Online Publication of Articles and Journals

When publishing online articles or entire journals, it is important to watch out for formal flaws, which are often overlooked despite being very important. For example, people often misquote a reference in a citation or forget to include licensing information.

What other details to not forget?

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We Have Converted FF Users' Mailboxes to O365

In recent months, we have successfully migrated user email accounts from the faculty server to O365. At the moment, all users of personal mailboxes use a unified system. You can find many useful tips and procedures for using O365 on our website.

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Moving ELF Courses to the New Installation

The new ELF installation for the academic year 2022/2023 is now available. Again, this is a reminder that you can transfer courses you will be teaching in the coming term into it, or you can create a new course.

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Revised Tablet Lending Guidelines Section

We have updated the section on the website with guidelines for borrowing tablets at FF MU. The reservation system has also been modified, where you can now choose whether you are a student or a teacher and book a tablet according to the above mentioned steps.

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How to Record Recordings in Classrooms?

In selected classrooms, you can record a lecture at the touch of a button. At the same time, the image that you project using the projector in the classroom (if you use one) is inserted into the recording. Once completed, everything is saved to the Medial – faculty media library.

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Do You Have Any Questions About Our Editorial Activities? Contact us Using the Aliases

If you have any questions regarding the editorial activities at the MU Faculty of Arts, please write to (if your question concerns the files and journals agenda) and (if you have questions regarding the OJS system). For digitisation services, please continue to contact us via the Digitisation Request form. These methods will ensure that the message reaches more staff and is taken up by whoever is responsible for the agenda. Also, when one member of staff is on holiday, another member of staff can take over the request.

History of CIT: E-mail at FF Celebrates its 30th Birthday

We've been using the email box for 30 years! During that time it has undergone many changes - the most recent being its transition to O365. However, the beginnings date back to October 1992, when the Elm program was used to process mail. This was preceded by the setting up of the first server (a 32-bit Intel 386 DX, using SCO Unix 3.2) on which the staff of the then LVT managed user accounts, and where e-mail was launched in January (only in a more complicated form via BITNET, with the address looking like jmé At first, moreover, the address could contain no more than eight letters, so it was necessary to choose shortened variants of names, which often looked funny.

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