Information Technology

Network Registration for the Upcoming Academic Year

Every year before the fall semester the IT department requires that all devices (computers, smartphones, game consoles, tablets, etc.) that connect directly to the Amherst network register on the network. Any device not registered will be unable to access resources on the Amherst network or the Internet. The exceptions are computers that connect via Ethernet (wired) ports behind the administrative firewall, and IT-managed computers in public spaces, classrooms, and labs; these do not have to be registered.

Low-stakes Quizzing: Helps People Retain More of What They Learn

A recent New York Times editorial by Henry L. Roediger III in the Gray Matter series titled "How Tests Make Us Smarter" examines how low-stakes quizzing helps people retain more of what they learn.



Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference: 14-16 November 2014 Call for Proposals

Bucknell University, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will host its first annual international digital scholarship conference. The theme of the conference is “Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Faculty Research” with the goal of gathering a broad community of scholar-practitioners engaged in collaborative digital scholarship in research and teaching.

ESET Expiration Notices - Software Renewal In Process

If you receive a notice that ESET will soon expire, that is OK. IT Support Services is in the process of negotiating the renewal of the software license. Your ESET antivirus/anti-malware software will continue to work and we should have the license renewal process completed very shortly.