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Information Technology - Welcome

Find subject related resources, websites and information compiled by your friendly librarians

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

This guide will help you locate resources and information
for your Information Technology course

Use the page tabs above to find relevant online and library resources.

Guide editor:
Robert Ivancic - Wollongong Library. Phone: 4229 0464
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How to Access ClickView eVideos

Clickview eVideos : 2000+ educational videos on a wide range of course related topics. Use your TAFE username and password.

 

Students

After logging in, you can browse the subject collections, or search by title or keyword. You can view any program and create your own playlists for future viewing.  If a teacher sends you a playlist, simply log in to watch the eVideo. You will also find a link to ClickView eVideos in your TAFE Student Portal > My Learning box >  More  > ClickView eVideo Collection. Please Sign out of ClickView when finished - use link under your name at top right of screen.

NEW RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR LOAN

Latest resources on Info Tech - borrow now or ask for an interlibrary loan.

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Software for Home Use - Current TAFE Students

Students

Microsoft Office 365 is now available free to current TAFE NSW students. It includes online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote. Before signing up, please read the Microsoft Office 365 - Frequently Asked Questions 

To sign up you will need to use your TAFE NSW email account. This is available in your TAFE Student Portal account. If you do not know how to access your Portal and email account, contact your local TAFE Illawarra campus office or library to obtain your Student Portal username. Log in to your Student Portal account and access your TAFE email account. Take note of the full address - it will be in the format: firstname.lastname@tafensw.net.au

When you have your TAFE email address, please visit the Microsoft Office 365 for Students site .

  • Click on Get Started and enter your TAFE email address in the Sign Up box.
  • A message will ask you to check your TAFE NSW email account for a confirmation email.
  • Check your TAFE student email account in the Student Portal.  An email from Microsoft will include further instructions.

Please note: Library staff are not able to help you with the download and installation of Microsoft Office 365. Although this is a free product, you may incur download costs.

Google Docs is is a free Web-based application in which documents and spreadsheets can be created, edited and stored online. Files can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection and a full-featured Web browser. You will have to use your Google account or create one.

Visit the Google Docs website for more information  Always read the Terms and Conditions

LibreOffice is a free alternative to Microsoft Office. It is fully compatible with MS Office so you can both open and save in the Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint formats. You download this free software to your computer or device.

Visit the LibreOffice website for more information.  Always read the Terms and Conditions.