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Guides and other aids | Math Resources | Computer Training / Software Resources
Plato LE | Sullivan U Purchase Program | Testing & Test Preparation
Web Sites | Wireless Connection | Writing : Research/Term Papers

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

   Guides and other aids  

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     Web Sites

  • Etiquette Police - Online Etiquette Training Program - Etiquette 101 is a free online etiquette training course to help you improve your social skills. A certificate is awarded after you have completed the units Dine Like a Diplomat (covers dining and table manners), Business Etiquette (for business and corporate situations), Culture Notes (provides info on global cultural differences), Wedding Etiquette (for dating and wedding situations) and Potpourri (covers flag, funeral, netiquette, etc.).  Etiquette 101 requires you to register to take the course.

  • FreeBookCentre.net - contains thousands of free online technical books. Which Include core Computer science, networking, programming languages, Systems Programming books, Linux books,Unix Books, Database books, Medical books, Electronics, Mathematics books, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Law Books.  All these books are legal and freely available.

  • Free-Ed.net - You don't have to sign up for most Free-Ed courses ... and there is never any cost to you. A wide choice of subjects are covered on this site.  Use Free-Ed.net to review material you previously learned in school, prepare for job and school placement exams, extend your vocational skills, extend your understanding of theoretical material related to your work, hobby, or special interest

  • The Free Library by Farlex - "full-text versions of  ... works ... periodicals from hundreds of leading publications covering many subject areas ... collection includes millions of articles dating back to 1984 as well as newly-published articles that are added to the site daily"--Web site.

  • GCF LearnFree.org - Requires a free registration. "We create and provide quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills necessary for them to be successful in both work and life"--Web site.

  • In Pictures - computer software tutorials based on pictures

  • Internet Tutorials - "...site is intended as an introduction for people interested in learning about the Internet and especially the World Wide Web: what it is, how to search it, and how to use it as a research tool"--Web site.

  • Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)
    Access through SUL On Campus requires no login information.
    Access through SUL Off Campus requires SUS / Spencerian login infromation.
    Access through KYVL web site may require valid public library card information.

  • Kentucky Virtual Library - Internet Research Guide

  • Kentucky Virtual Library - Database tutorials

  • Memidex - a free online dictionary/thesaurus and more.

  • TeacherClick - online tutorials for various software.

  • Teaching Tips - Index / University of Hawaii, Honolulu

  • Virtual LRC - "The mission of the Virtual Learning Resources Center is to index thousands of the best academic information websites, selected by teachers and library professionals worldwide, in order to provide to students and teachers current, valid information for school and university academic projects"-- Web site.

     Math Resources  (Math resources may be listed in subject area pages as well.)

        Online Scientific Calculators

             web2.0calc.com
             ecalc.com
             Calculateforfree.com - offers three levels of scientific calculators

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     Writing : Research/Term Papers - always follow your teacher's instructions.

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      Testing & Test Preparation

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      Wireless connection instructions  

  • For mobile phone setup - see the FAQ page.

  • On campus:

    Open appropriate dialog on your laptop to Connect to a Network.
    Select  -  SUSGUEST  - unsecured network.
    Follow instructions for user id and password. 
    You should not have to enter the domain (SUSCORP).

  • For additional instructions and alternate connection information:

    http://helpdesk.sullivan.edu/network_support.asp 

    Select:
    ·         How to set up a wireless network Vista or XP
    click on appropriate operating system that you use.

  • Report wireless connection problems to: NOC@sullivan.edu

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     Computer Training / Software Resources

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     Sullivan University System Discount Purchase Program

      Faculty and staff of the Sullivan University System may be eligible
      to purchase software and equipment at a discount.

         http://helpdesk.sullivan.edu/whats_new.asp
         click on Sullivan University Systems Software Store.

        Students can purchase at discount directly from Microsoft's Office
         Professional Academic.

          http://www.microsoft.com/student/en/us/office/default.aspx
 
        Tip: if you are given a choice between downloading the program and purchasing discs that
        will need to me mailed to you - take the disc option - comes in handy if you have to reinstall
        the program.
        Also be aware that Microsoft is now requiring authentication of user and software to keep
        copies from being loaded on different machines.
 

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