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Welcome Class of 2018

Story posted April 28, 2014

Welcome Class of 2018! We are happy to have you at Bowdoin. We know you're getting a lot of information, so we'll make this as easy as possible. This article is your gateway to useful information, including how to purchase a laptop at academic pricing, getting free software for your computer, using shared file space, phone service, and more!

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What's New in iOS 7?

Story posted September 17, 2013

On September 18, 2013 Apple will release iOS 7,  a new version of software for iPads, iPhones and iPod Touch.  With iOS 7 comes a new voice for Siri, a new, simple, and clean design with a focus on multitasking, and easier access to information you need quickly.  

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Examples of stylus usage with iPad

App-etizers: Integrating Life Easily

Story posted June 06, 2012

Bridget Spaeth shares her thoughts on how the iPad has helped to integrate the important things in her life.

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The Scratch Space

Story posted December 20, 2012

This multimedia computer lab re-opened in the Fall of 2012 as The Scratch Space, and is a collaborative effort between Information Technology and the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library.

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Sibley eGuide: Downy Woodpecker

App-etizers: For the Birds!

Story posted May 21, 2012

Eric Berube, IT Help Desk, shares the apps he enjoys using the most while bird watching.

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Karen Jung, Music Librarian

App-etizers: Music apps for music practice

Story posted March 27, 2012

Karen Jung, Music Librarian, discusses using the iPad for music practice and and accessing library music resources.

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Nani Durnan '13 using wireless at Hawthorne Longfellow Library

New Wireless for the New Year

Story posted January 24, 2012

Students, faculty and staff now have a faster and better wireless signal.  Over the break, Information Technology staff replaced every wireless access point across the entire campus, covering 95 buildings. Bowdoin boasts over 400 new wireless access points, with the latest technology released just a few months ago. Our campus is one of the the first site-wide deployment of Cisco’s new 3600 series wireless access points.

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