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March 22, 2011 Workshops No Comments

Here are some helpful links to guide you on your way to becoming a pro on your Mac. The first section covers settings and shortcuts while the second focuses on applications.

Settings and Shortcuts

Dan Rodney’s list of Mac keyboard shortcuts

Mac 101: The Finder

A comprehensive list of Mac resources

Applications and Actions

How to map to netfiles:

  • In Finder mode, click Go > Connect to Server
  • Type in: smb://netfiles.richmond.edu/users/<first letter of netid>/<netid>

Quicksilver Plugins

Preview: Supported filetypes

Time Machine: About

Disk Utility: What to do if your computer won’t start normally

UR Resources

VTC (You will need to contact a CTLT Liaison for an account)
Safari Books (Found through the Library website, databases, and then the first link under “S”)

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The CTLT liaisons are the bridge between teaching and technology. The liaison group collaborates primarily with University of Richmond faculty to effectively incorporate technology into the teaching and learning processes. We deal with diverse technologies, and are happy to work with any skill level.

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