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Your LRC Newsletter Issue 4

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Your Office 365 & Free Software!

Hello Everyone!

We hope you are all having a great 2017 so far and are enjoying getting stuck into your studies once again. We’re reaching out to you today to remind you of some of the great software you can have for FREE because you are a student with Doncaster College which will help you with studies both on campus and at home.

As you may be aware, all of the students here at Doncaster College have access to your own student email which runs through Office 365. One of the major benefits of using Office 365 is that you all have access to Microsoft Office software which you can download and use on your personal PC or Mac.

You have access to Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, One Drive, Calendar and much much more!

You can use the programs online as well if you do not want to download them. You can find out all about how to do this by reading the short guide which you can access here.

If you experience any trouble with this you can contact the IT Service Desk on 01302 553579 or email service.desk@don.ac.uk and someone will be happy to guide you through the process. For any other information on your Office 365 email please click here.

Santa Brought Us a New Blog for Christmas!

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Christmas is fast approaching and The Learning Resource Centres are going to be closed for 2 weeks (Friday 21st Dec-Monday 7th Jan) along with the rest of the College…  Don’t Panic! Any books taken out or renewed on/or after Monday 17th December will not be due back until Wednesday 9th January 2013. Don’t despair… you can still access all of our online resources during the Festive period.

Just a little reminder… Please check that your current password is working before you leave for the Christmas break.

Our Discover tool is a brilliant way of searching through our online resources such as journals & e-books. Find this search tool via our LRC Webpage 

Do you follow us on Twitter? have you liked our page on Facebook? Follow & Like Us via the information on the left hand side of this post 🙂

Have you seen our new University Centre Shelfari Page? Find us at: Shelfari Please note that this page is still under development but we plan on hosting book discussions & creating new groups. Why not set up an account and add us as a friend.

Handy Hint: Do you use Power Point a lot for developing your presentations? Well why not check out Prezi … this is a new free cloud based software that allows you to build interesting and interactive presentations. It’s very user friendly and it’s great for using on the move as there is a new free iPhone app.

Don’t forget to bookmark our blog page to guarantee you’ll be notified of our updates!

Thanks for Reading 🙂