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Information about technology and how to use it, specifically for staff use.

Scanning a document using the Toshiba MFD

Scanning to Email: Place the document to be scanned on the glass or in the feeder tray If the copier screen is off, press Energy Saver button to wake it from sleep mode Press the Scan button next to the screen Log in using your St. Mark’s credentials Press the To: button on the screen…

Setting up and Accessing Voicemail

SET UP TUTORIAL The first time you access your mailbox the system will take you through a tutorial to set up your mailbox (passcode, greeting, name). Your default passcode is 1865. Your new passcode can be 4 –10 digits (do not use # or * in your passcode). When you are making a recording in…

Using Word to Get Feedback on Your Work

One of the most powerful tools for improving your work is to get feedback from others. And Microsoft Word allows you to get that feedback on your original document in such a manner that it is easy to separate the feedback from your writing — and to instantly make use of that feedback in your…

Cite your sources!

As you work to build convincing, evidence-based arguments in your work, you will find that you want to provide evidence based on the work of others. You need to cite that work, so that others know that a) you’re not just making stuff up (not very convincing) and b) that you have done your legwork…

Proofing Your Writing

One of the great joys of using a word processor is that it can provide you with some “cover” around spelling and grammar. (Of course, beware… if you rely overmuch on the built-in spelling and grammar tools, as with everything else in technology, you may run into embarrassing autocorrect issues.) A few key things that…

An introduction to writing and formatting in Microsoft Word

There are as many different ways to use Microsoft Word as there are different kinds of written information. Below are a few basic starting points for using Word as a tool (rather than being the tool that is being used by Word). Paste text with (or without) formatting — You can copy and paste text from other…

Printable Check Request Form

Perhaps you are as sensitive as I am to the illegibility of a hand-written check request. To that end, there is a printable check request form available online. You can fill out as much or as little information as you have and click the print button and it will format itself to look just like…

Microsoft Word

What is it? Microsoft Word is a “word processor” — that is, it is a tool for writing and editing documents. Where do I get it? You can purchase the entire Microsoft Office suite (including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint) from the St. Mark’s Book Store (at a steeply-discounted price: usually around $35).…

No Google Inbox… yet.

Some of you may have had opportunity to explore Google Inbox with your personal Gmail accounts. You may have also noticed that, when you try to enable Inbox for your St. Mark’s email account, you are presented with an error that says, in short “you can’t have Inbox because your mean system administrator won’t let you…

Unsend an email in Gmail

While we are all absolutely the most careful people in the world all of the time, periodically we do let an email out of the gate before it’s entirely ripe. There is a lovely and wonderful feature of Gmail that lets you unsend those emails if you move quickly and if you have already updated your settings appropriately.…