OIT News

Several UGA departments, including Franklin OIT, have partnered with AMX and TSAV on a pilot program testing the AMX Inspired digital signage system as a possible replacement for the current campus-wide digital signage solution. Over the next three months, departments will evaluate the AMX Composer signage software and Xpert Player hardware in eight locations across five colleges--College of Family & Consumer Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Terry College of Business, and Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.
The CTL announced its Faculty Learning Community (FLC) offerings for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. The deadline to apply is August 14, 2014.  Continue reading to see the full announcement, as well as a link to the FLC descriptions and the application.
July 29, 2014 is the Course Reserve guarantee date for Fall Semester 2014. If you would like to submit a reserve list for Fall, doing so before July 29th ensures that the University of Georgia Libraries can process it before Fall Semester classes begin. For information on using Course Reserves including guidelines, submission forms, processing priorities, deadlines and other important dates please visit: http://www.libs.uga.edu/access_services/reserves.html
In FY14, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences received just over $1.386 million in Student Technology Fee (STF) base allocation funds which enables the college to provide up-to-date technologies in our computer labs and technology-enhanced classrooms. Priorities are given to the three-year replacement cycle for instructional computers, software licensing, classroom technology, instructional peripherals, and instructional support staffing. With the fiscal year coming to a close, here are some of the highlighted STF funded projects from the last year.
Over the past year, the Franklin Office of Information Technology has been developing service hubs across campus, establishing a model of small teams of technicians providing support to units located within close proximity to each other. Recently, service hubs were established in Park and Gilbert Hall; meanwhile, hubs are in development in Psychology and Biosciences, where team relationships and offices are being formed.