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Training Incentive Program for Career Staff
The DSS Staff Training Incentive program is intended to encourage career staff members in the Division of Social Sciences to take advantage of the free training resources that are available to all UC employees through the Staff Development and Professional Services.
Copyright and You
What you do on the campus network can be traced back to you, individually. Be smart about what you choose to download or share when using UC Davis network resources.
Phishing: Internet Email Scams
Have you ever received an email from a Nigerian prince inviting you to receive a large sum of money if you will only provide your bank account number? If so, then you have experienced phishing.
Plone How-Tos
Brief Video instructions and links to documentation for Plone
Backup Recommendations for Desktops, Laptops and Mobile Devices
This article provides recommendations on how to back up data from desktops, laptops and mobile devices.
Tips for Traveling Safely with Technology
Are you taking your laptop, iPad or smartphone with you on a research trip? These tips will help keep your device and your data secure.
Who Supports What at UC Davis?
As a highly distributed campus, there are many IT support groups at UC Davis. While DSS IT is always happy to assist you with finding the best resources for your needs, this page provides information on the major areas of responsibility for various IT groups.
Adding the L&S Important Dates to your Outlook Calendar
My computer (or smartphone or tablet) was stolen! Now what?
This article provides information on how to respond when your computer, smartphone, tablet or other computing device is stolen.
Email Accounts for Groups and Projects
Do you need an email address or account for your group or project? This page explains the options.
Guest and Visitor Access
This article explains the various options for guests and visitors to obtain access to UC Davis systems, including wireless networks, logging into computers, Library privileges, etc.
IT Purchasing Whitepaper
We frequently receive questions about why we prefer UC- and UC Davis-contracted vendors over non-contracted vendors, even when the non-contracted vendor may offer items at (seemingly) lower prices. This whitepaper provides some context for our purchasing policies.
Posting Video to the Web
DSS IT Recommendations on Heartbleed Bug
Many DSS IT customers have asked for our advice on what action they should take to respond.
WindowTuesday Tips Archive
Find past editions of the bi-weekly Tuesday Tips email newsletter.
Tuesday Tips Archive
Find past editions of the weekly Tuesday Tips emails.
FileWelcome to UC Davis - IT Services Introduction
This document provides a quick summary of IT services available at UC Davis aimed at new faculty, staff, and graduate students. Learn about setting up your UC Davis computing account and email, getting a new computer, available software, file storage and backup, etc.
How to Get Images into the Images folder
And not sprinkled all over the site
Personal Computer Purchases
I'm planning to purchase a computer personally (on my own funds, not University funds). What do you recommend?
Electronic Communications Policy - Primer for PIs
The UC Davis Electronic Communications Policy—Privacy and Access (PPM 310-24) defines the processes for accessing student and employee data both with and without consent. Overall, this policy offers strong protection for all UC Davis affiliates. However, researchers (and PIs, in particular) should be aware of how this policy can impact your access to research data. This document offers guidance on how to avoid some of the potential pitfalls of this campus policy.