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Link to a Specific Part of a Web Page

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We are used to providing links to web pages. But sometimes you may want to point people to a specific part of the page, so that they don’t have to scroll up and down to find the information you want them to read.

6 timesaving Excel shortcuts

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In the early days of Excel users relied on controlling programme operations using  keyboard key combinations and F keys. Of course things have moved on and now Excel, along with all Office suite programmes, has ribbons and quick access toolbars.

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Introducing BoB (Box of Broadcasts)

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What is BoB?
In a nutshell, BoB (Box of Broadcasts) is a UK-based radio and TV programme archive run as a subscription service by British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC).

Digital practice January round up

Digital Practice Round-Up

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It’s a new year and the Digital Practice team are off to a great start, offering up some useful goodies and tips and tricks.

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Office Tips and Tricks: hide slides in PowerPoint

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Do you need to use the same PowerPoint for different audiences? Using the same PowerPoint presentation for different types of audience can mean spending time saving a separate version and removing slides which aren’t relevant, or, finding yours

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MELSIG January 2015

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We’d like to welcome Paul Dyson, eLearning Specialist at NTU as another guest blogger here on the Digital Practie blog.

January APPy Hour

January APPy Hour review

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This breakfast APPy hour session featured a wide selection of apps starting with the first of three simplistic but useful and free Android only APPs, these are designed to help make a randomised choice in any selection process.

NOW Tips and Tricks: Notify Students when Changing Content

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Did you know that you can notify students of any changes or updates that you make to an existing file or web page in the Content tool of a NOW Learning Room?
You can add a custom message to any notification and/or reset the completion tracking f

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Improve your Googling skills: Part II

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Apart from the obvious, i.e. searching for internet pages, you can use Google as a dictionary, calculator, countdown timer, to find your IP address, etc.

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Improve your Googling skills: Part I

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Have you ever searched for something on the internet and not been able to find what you need or ended up with too many search results? If so, here are a few tips on how to use punctuation marks and search operators to refine your search in Google.

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