Blog Archives

ArcGIS License Expired

November 4, 2013
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I have been notified that ArcGIS’s license has expired on all our public and instructional room’s computers. The issue has been reported and are awaiting for the new license key. When the new license has been entered I will notify you all. Thanks!

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Out of Order Copiers

February 21, 2013
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Rita has informed me when a copier needs a service technician to come onsite and resolve a copier issue to simply leave the machine as is with a “Maintenance” sign on it. In other words, leave the jammed piece of paper in the problem spot because the technicians need to visually see where the...

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SPSS Up and Running

November 29, 2012
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Kim Wong has notified Library IT Staff that SPSS is currently up and running on all the old Dells and the new small Slim Dells in both Research and Study Commons.   -Holden

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Electricity Outage NOT b/c of Rain

November 28, 2012
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CSO Jeff O’Conner has notified Richard Montgomery electricians are working in the library that will cause occasional power outage. Please let patrons know (and staff) to remember to save their work often this morning because we don’t know if this will affect our computers as well, especially since right now is a crucial time...

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ArcGIS Licensing

October 31, 2012
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As of this morning, Library IT was notified ArcGIS is not working on any of the old (towers off to the side of the monitor) and new Dells (Slim Form Factors) in both Research and Study Commons. The conclusion is that it is a licensing issue and Kim Wong will be notified about this...

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Holding Computers for Others

April 17, 2012
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I just wanted to bring it to everyone’s attention: I was in Research Commons doing some work for Chris (Novak) and noticed today (around 3:45-3:50 or so) there was a student who was on a Mac but then got up and was sitting at another one just behind him, turns out he was holding...

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Remember Head Counts on Weekends

April 15, 2012
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Weekend shift supervisors please make sure the Student Assistants remember to do head counts in both Study Commons (especially) and Research Commons because we are still trying to figure out the peak hours where there are the most students in the library, and moreso since Finals are coming soon, and to help determine if...

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Wireless Down 12/14/2011

December 14, 2011
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I received a call from campus IT notifying me the wireless will be down tomorrow morning (12/14/2011)and asked what would be the best time. I told them from 7am-9am would be the best time. They will be doing a update for the annex’s wireless network/system, hoping students will have a smaller problem of gaining...

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Occupy Desktops!!

December 9, 2011
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A lot of people are coming in to the Annex to work on their Final’s papers and/or exams and many will require our desktopsĀ  so I hope we keep an eye open on people who do have a laptop but are also occupying a desktop as well! I really don’t believe they need both...

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VTS machines down (UPDATE 12/6/11)

December 2, 2011
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Currently both VTS machines are down and the OneCard office won’t be able to send someone over until morning. Students are able to do online deposits from a Visa card onto their student IDs from OneCard’s website. Simply go to sfsu.edu and under the search button type in “OneCard” its the very first link....

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Reminders

Bones for Biology Students in Media Services

Just a quick reminder to send any Biology students looking for bones to Media Services (LIB 85) — home to all non-print materials! They...

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Add Value – Card Differences

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Note that users adding funds to their OneCard insert the card one way while those adding funds to Guest cards must insert the card...

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OASIS and graduation

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Please give graduating students the following information: ******************** Students can file their applications for graduation BEFORE they finish OASIS. OASIS must be done by...

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OneCard website & credit card value add feature

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Students can add value to there OneCard through the OnceCard website using a credit card. They can also view past transactions and disable their...

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