The Active Directory is a central repository for authenticating users and providing access to network resources. By centralizing core support functions, departmental IT staff have more time for proactive maintenance, which directly translates into a higher level of service for the users they support.
Turnitin provides instructors with a web-based plagiarism detection service to identify suspected acts of plagiarism. As an available tool within Canvas, the application checks submitted documents against its database and websites to identify unoriginal content. It can also be used in formative assessment to help students learn to avoid plagiarism and improve their writing.
Information Technology Services works together with our customers to provide solution recommendations, custom development, and application support tailored to our customers’ individual needs. Each of our solutions are developed and supported in accordance with industry best practices to guarantee security, availability, maintainability, and interoperability. If you need assistance with researching, developing, or supporting an application, we encourage you to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!
Canvas (by Instructure) is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that is currently used by more than 700 colleges and universities. Canvas is the LMS at the University of Nebraska, all four campuses (UNK, UNL, UNMC, UNO) are using Canvas for teaching and learning.
Information Technology Services' Networking and Operations Center combines some of the functions of the networking and systems groups into an extended-hour center to maintain the NUnet backbone and the central services provided to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The Degree Audit is a computer generated document outlining a student's undergraduate academic progress. This document uses a student's UNL coursework, transfer coursework, and courses in progress in order to determine a student's progress toward degree completion.
Digital signage is a way of electronically displaying information on a screen. They can be found in public spaces, transportation systems, museums, stadiums, retail stores, hotels, restaurants, and corporate buildings etc., to provide wayfinding, exhibitions, marketing, and outdoor advertising.
DocuSign is a cloud based service that allows you to quickly and securely make every agreement and approval process digital–from any device, anywhere in the world.
LISTSERV provides everything you need to manage all of your opt-in email lists, including email newsletters, announcements, discussion groups and email communities.
University of Nebraska departments can acquire Apple computers, mobile devices, accessories and warranties through the Apple Leasing Program. This program offers a simple approach to plan and manage any hardware replacement budget cycle.
Patch Management ensures that University endpoints are consistently running the latest approved versions of operating systems, security patches, and common third-party applications. Protecting devices from vulnerabilities and ensuring compatibility with services.
Digital Measures Activity Insight™ is a secure, reliable web-based tool for faculty to manage their research, teaching, and service activities.
A firewall is a software or hardware-based network security system that controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic by analyzing the data packets and determining whether they should be allowed through or not, based on a rule set. A firewall establishes a barrier between a trusted, secure internal network and another network (e.g., the Internet) that is not assumed to be secure and trusted.
The GoURL service allows the creation of short URLs to UNL or other web pages. Un-authenticated users are limited to linking to UNL websites. Authenticated users can create custom aliases to their content and modify the target URLs, which can be either UNL or non-UNL pages. Advanced features include Google Analytics campaign tracking, and authenticated users may maintain, edit and release the URLs you have created under your UNL login account.
The Holland Computing Center (HCC) has significant resources in two locations: the Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI) at Omaha and the Schorr Center at UNL. Personnel are located in each location to assist users, engage students and researchers, and maintain systems.
UNL Huskertech offers UNL faculty, staff, and students discounted prices on products including Apple, PC, software, accessories, and more. We also offer cellular service with exclusive plans and discounted phone prices.
Our product is priced at educational discounts, our location is convenient, and our staff is here to help.
fsaATLAS is a web-based system shared between UNL International Engagement and the host department used to invite J-1 international visiting scholars.
The Microsoft Imagine AcademyProgram is a subscription-based membership that includes curriculum, online learning, certification readiness, and more, focused on employability and life-long learning.
ITS uses GoSignMeUp, an online training registration system to enroll users into individual training classes using their MyUNL credentials.
MyPLAN (My Personal Learning and Advising Network) provides a convenient way for students to communicate with faculty and staff. Students can schedule with instructors and advising support staff as well as search through available campus resources
The My.UNL ID system manages a single set of a username and password – establishing valid credentials for each person at UNL. These credentials are used to access UNL campus services, as well as services from external partners that have federated access with the UNL campus.
Information Technology Services requires that all computers used on campus have their ethernet hardware address registered in the building the device primarily used in. Registered computers are given a consistent IP number and DNS name.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln assesses a fee on any <b>new</b> computer or tablet purchased for departmental use and capable of running Microsoft Office to cover the cost of the Microsoft Campus Agreement.
The UNL One Button Studio is a simplified video recording setup that can be used without any prior video production knowledge. The design of the studio allows you to create high quality and polished video projects without having to know anything about lights and cameras. You only need to have your VidGrid account active before using the OBS. All videos will be available in your account after recording.
The UNL Marketplace is an eCommerce service offered to units across the university. UNL Marketplace was developed to provide all UNL organizational areas with a single, robust infrastructure for online transactions integrated with the UNL website. Imagine your own storefront, inside a UNL e-commerce "mall."
Telecommunications handles numerous phone services, including departmental service, dorm service, pagers and VoIP.
Before relocating your phone, please contact Information Technology Services at 402-472-3434 or firstname.lastname@example.org to update your location information. Accurate location information is essential for 911 emergency services.
To better ensure that emergency responders are able to quickly identify the location of an emergency, in the event you need to call 911, your first choice should be to call from a wired-line phone or cellular phone. If you do choose to call 911 from a soft-phone, you will need to stay on the line with 911 dispatch to confirm your exact location.
Proofpoint is an email protection service provided to protect faculty and staff from email threats by securing and controlling inbound and outbound email.
Scanning Services offers a variety of testing and scoring services for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and other non-university users. Faculty and graduate teaching assistants can use Scanning Services for the scoring and analysis of Scantron-based ("bubble-sheet") tests, surveys, and teaching evaluations.
GitLab source code management software makes it easy to collaborate on code for UNL staff, students, faculty, and associates. This service is intended to provide a convenient place to collaborate on software development projects at UNL.
Information Technology Services is available to meet your event technology needs, ranging from equipment set-up to full staffing and media support.
Information Technology Services Learning Spaces offers full support for Student Response Systems.
Free iClicker Access During Summer Semester
iClicker is offering the University of Nebraska free access to the iClicker Reef student mobile solution for summer classes running from May 18 through August 1, 2020. Thousands of instructors across the country are now using iClicker to add engagement to their online courses. We hope that you are able to take advantage of this opportunity and that the use of iClicker enhances your online summer courses.
For additional information on how iClicker is being used for online learning please visit iClicker.com/going-virtual.
TrueYou is the Nebraska system-wide Identity Management system where you manage your authentication information, such as changing your password and answering your authentication questions as well as managing your parent/guest accounts for the Student Information system.
University of Nebraska ITS Security is moving to require Two-Factor Authentication for all Faculty, Staff, and students. To learn more please visit <a href="https://its.nebraska.edu/two-factor">its.nebraska.edu/two-factor</a>.
Read these important tips for email and your system before getting started with Two-Factor Authentication. <a href="https://its.unl.edu/emailhome/email-and-two-factor-support-info">Two-Factor Email Tips</a>
Unified Messaging (UM) simplifies everyday communications by letting you manage all of your messages using a PC or a phone.
The UNL Directory provides public contact information for people at UNL, and organizational information for all units of the university. Students are included with their name, class rank, and major; students may opt out of the Directory and other public lists. (Contact information for students is not provided, per Board of Regents policy.)
The UNL Web Framework is the foundation for UNL's website, and is primarily maintained by the Digital Experience Group (a partnership of University Communication and Information Technology Services) in collaboration with the Web Developer Network.
UNLchat, integrated within the UNLedu Web Framework, is a constituent chat system similar to LivePerson that allows UNL units to respond to website visitors' questions and comments within a live text-chat session.
A virtual private network (VPN) creates a secure connection to NU networks. You may be required to use a VPN in order to access certain computer systems for work or class. Once you connect through the VPN, you will be able to access your campus resources at Kearney, Lincoln, and Omaha remotely in the same manner as if your device was physically on campus.
cPanel is an easy-to-use control panel that gives web hosts, and the website owners they serve, the ability to quickly and easily manage their servers and websites. cPanel facilitates database integration with your website.