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Poster promoting staff techfair July 11, 2018.

Staff TechFair July 11 - Fun & Tech

May 30, 2018

Join OIT and friends for an open-house style event featuring table-top demos and practical advice about Duke's most useful technology services. No registration is required for food, demos, and prizes. A light lunch and Locopops will be served.

Drop-in 30-minute workshops 

11-11:30pm - Get started with Lastpass 

11:30-12pm - Team collaboration tools

12-12:30pm - MFA like a pro

12:30-1pm - Online learning at Duke

1:00-1:30pm - Fun with 360 photos

1:30-2 - Duke Box Maximized

Equipment set up at Duke's TEC VR, including a monitor and headset.

Duke's new (virtual) reality

July 9, 2018

With Duke now featuring four locations for virtual reality, the Duke community can enter worlds never before imaginable. From 2018 Duke Engineer magazine.

Image of ivory teaching doll for ancient medical research

Doctor Dolls, Coming Soon in 3D

July 9, 2018

Figurines remain a mystery, but 3D scanning Xray will make them easier to study.

Professor Chakrabarty sits in front of his computer.

Blue Devil of the Week: Harnessing the Power of Technology

June 25, 2018

Pratt School of Engineering professor Krishnendu Chakrabarty blends computing and creativity

Overview of Services

Work better with colleagues on- and off-campus with collaboration and communications tools - from chat to web conferencing, email to sharing sites, OIT has a solution to build your workflow.
Download more than 100 software packages available to staff, students and faculty for free or at a steep discount. Browse for your favorites or find new tools.
Get access to the tools you need to work, study or teach. Your Duke NetID & password and Office365 email are the keys to technology at Duke.
Take steps to protect yourself from IT security threats. Stay one step ahead with antivirus and malware protection, data loss protection, password management and more.
Create a new website for your department, group or course. Or develop an app. OIT has tools to do-it-yourself, or you can hire experts on-campus to make your vision reality.
DukeCard is your official Duke ID. It gives you access to buildings and facilities like the gym and library. You can also pay for everything from dining to vending machines across campus.
Get work done with printing and labs. OIT has dozens of ePrint locations, plus physical and virtual computer labs across campus. Make your next big project amazing with specialty labs like the Co-Lab maker-space and the Multimedia Project Studio (MPS).
Host virtualized operating systems, servers and storage systems across campus. These cloud-based options prevent hardware failures and can expand your computing, hosting and storage power at Duke. 
Connect to Duke from anywhere. Access Duke's robust wireless and wired data network throughout the university. Use VPN to connect from off-campus or Eduroam to connect all over the globe.
Get cutting edge technology to help you teach and learn in the 21st century. OIT can help with lecture capture and streaming, learning management systems, and course websites.
Set up your department using automation tools for Duke-wide IT systems. IT staff and system administrators can coordinate authorizations, virtual computing, performance monitoring, HR & finance systems, and more through automation and IT systems.

3D Printing Everywhere

Duke has one of largest 3D printing "farms" in higher education. From desk baubles to medical device prototypes, students, faculty and staff are experimenting with 3D printing and creating innovative objects. You can 3D print at no charge via the web-based system anytime. Once you have a short tutorial, submit print jobs online and pick up your creations at one of our three locations on campus.

Duke Blue Devil visit the Rubenstein Arts Center 3D printing studio

Technology Engagement Center (TEC) - A full studio is located in the Telecom building on west campus. More than 55 3D printers from basic to very advanced are available in this fully-staffed facility.

Rubenstein Arts Center - Come visit our newest studio at the Ruby. 3D printers, a laser cutter, and an advanced sewing maching are availalbe in this student-staffed studio work space.

Lilly Library - East campus won't be left out. Lilly Library hosts a small bank of 3D printers ready for your next creation.





SEELRC Summer Institute on Slavic & Eurasian Language Pedagogy, Research, and Testing

July 23, 2018 - 9:00 am to July 25, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Adobe Sign Training - Overview and Advanced

July 25, 2018 -
9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Pratt Summer REU Research Symposium

July 25, 2018 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Link service desk

The LINK Service Desk

The link service desk

Help is steps away. Visit the LINK service desk in the lower level of Perkins Library to answer all of your IT questions. You can even borrow equipment like chargers, iPads, and GoPro cameras. 


Diversify IT

Diversify IT

OIT staff outside at food trucks

The Diversify IT group holds networking events, discussion groups, speakers and outreach events with the mission to increase diversity in the IT workforce at Duke. Join us!

Life on the fringes: Amy Schmid talks "extremophiles"

Research Computing Minute Marvel

Amy Schmid describes her research in the 3rd domain of life, the archea of "extremophiles", bacteria-like organisms that live in high salt and other extreme environments. Oh, and she needs research computing to get the job done.