Tech Tips Tuesday!
Tips, Tricks, & Hidden Gems
Acrobat Pro is available to faculty/staff for FREE
What is it?
Acrobat Pro allows users to view and create PDFs. This is a critical piece of software if you are preparing for tenure and promotion or composing manuscripts. You can also use it to:
- combine multiple PDFs into one
- make your PDFs accessible
- annotate a PDF
- shrink the file size of a PDF
- digitally sign a PDF
- convert some PDFs to Microsoft Word format
This is a free license for faculty and staff for use on CofC owned computers.
How do you get it?
It's easy! Just contact the Helpdesk (firstname.lastname@example.org or 953-3375) and indicate that you would like to have Adobe Acrobat Pro installed. Make sure to indicate the type of computer you have (Mac or PC)
Need OAKS Help Fast?
We have text and video tutorials for every OAKS tool that you can access 24/7.
We've recently upgraded the tutorials blog so that it's easier than ever to find all the OAKS information you need. The tutorials are now organized in 4 major areas:
Do you know the specific tool you are looking for? If so, the OAKS TOOLS area is for you. This area lists all the tools by category and in alphabetical order to help you find exactly what you need.
Do you have an idea and want to know if OAKS can help you? Then check out the Quick Guides. These are meant to help you find solutions to classroom problems using OAKS tools. We will be continually adding to our collection.
Do you use digital resources that you want to integrate into OAKS? If so, check out Add-ons and Integrations. Here you will find what integrations are already in place and you can request a new one.