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ActivityInsight is a faculty assessment application from Digital Measures. ActivityInsight manages critical information pertaining to faculty productivity, assessment and accreditation. Appalachian uses this tool to collect faculty activities including teaching, research, and service for annual reports and other purposes.
The Digital Media Studio is located in Room 355 of the Belk Library and Information Commons. It provides the tools and knowledge for our patrons' video, audio, and design-related projects. From the novice to professional multimedia creators, we can accommodate your technical needs and answer your questions. The DMS is a learning lab. We're here to guide you toward project completion, but you are...
Scala is the supported digital signage solution for campus, with ITS providing  the back-end server support for the player management. While each college or department is responsible for purchasing the displays, and the content players, ITS can provide quotes for the computer, TV, and software required to run Scala and training to use Scala. Each area can then assign their own content...
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act was signed into law in 1998 and affects anyone who creates content that is either available in digital form or can be transformed into digital work. This law also affects users by restricting what can and cannot be done with digital content. Appalachian State University has developed a three strike policy with DMCA takedown notices for our end users. A...
Docuware is ASU’s enterprise electronic document management system. Its use by many departments across campus has resulted in a reduced need for printing and storage of large quantities of hard copy records.
Door Access is controlled through CS Gold (a software system used by Food Services that involves campus cards). Each controlled door has a reader, controller and electric strike mechanism. Set up and maintenance of the controller and reader equipment is done by Food Services. The electric strike (lock equipment) is set up and maintained by the Physical Plant Lock Shop. The Food Services access...
Dragon NaturallySpeaking/DragonDictate is a speech recognition software package that enables the user to dictate and have speech transcribed as written text. Documents can also be synthesized as an audio stream.
2-Factor Authentication provides an additional layer of protection onto your account by introducing a time-based passcode generated by your phone or hardware token.
Federal government grant and scholarship data processing.
Electronic media disposal and decommissioning services provide users with an effective and supported method for disposing of electronic media that may hold sensitive or personally identifying information. The Data Processing and Control area has resources available to permanently destroy magnetic media (hard drives, tapes, or disks) and insure no data is left on the media prior to sending it to...
Each faculty, staff and student is granted one official email account with a standard format of username@appstate.edu. This account is controlled and maintained by Google for Education. This account is web accessible by going to gmail.com. Passwords are setup and maintained by the password manager. https://password.appstate.edu
EndNote is a software package used to manage bibliographies and references. EndNote is available through the Software Center or via download for personal machines. EndNote 7/8 - Available online (Requires Login)
Enterprise Backup Services (EBS) provides for the backup and retention of enterprise and non-enterprise data. Using a combination of disk and tape based backup systems, EBS offers several levels of data protection and varying backup retention times that can be matched up with your data protection needs. Scheduled maintenance to any backup system will be announced at least 7 days in advance of...
Enterprise Storage Services provides several storage solutions to meet the varying needs of the Campus community. Storage options provided include block (LUN) and file (SMB and NFS). Multiple storage tiers are available with differing performance, redundancy, and availability options. Scheduled maintenance to any storage system will be announced at least 7 days in advance of work being...
ePrint is our Banner report repository. ePrint is an Internet application to securely and quickly distribute reports across the institution as well as archiving these reports. It interacts with Banner to apply authentication and authorization to reports.
Desktop technical support for the Division of Student Affairs. If you are in the Division of Student Affairs and require desktop support please send an email describing the problem to: esssdsupport@appstate.edu or submit a request via the web at: http://ess.appstate.edu/request-support
Electronic transcript ordering and delivery. Current students should access via AppalNET. Former students may use this link: https://registrar.appstate.edu/students/ordering-transcript/alumni-and-former-students.
To continue to build upon efforts to prevent and respond to incidents of gender and sexual harassment and violence, Appalachian is implementing a required online training program, Bridges: Building a Supportive Community.  This training initiative is the result of requests from faculty and staff for enhanced information regarding reporting student concerns via a self-paced...
e-Verify is the federal system in which all new hires of the university are run through to determine employment eligibility.
Faculty Workload is a component of the Banner system. The Banner faculty load process provides the capability to identify and define faculty and advisors to the Banner Student System. It also provides the capability to dynamically calculate workload and contract analysis based upon a set of user-defined control and rules forms as well as the capability to produce hardcopy output of the...