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Upgrades Bring New Functionality

One benefit to installing new system upgrades is you often get new features and functionality. Let's take a look at what's new in the system upgrades mentioned in last week's Tech Bits:

  • Banner Human Resources and Banner Student Upgrades

    > Improved security for personal employee information by masking certain data and notifying employees when this data is viewed or updated
    > Improved compliance reporting on gainful employment for the Department of Education's student loan requirements
    > Improved and streamlined online student graduation application processing
    > Necessary component for larger Oracle database upgrade now in place

  • Listserv Upgrade to Version 16.0

    > New look and enhanced security features - see for yourself in a short video
    > LDAP compliant - use your AccessNet username and password to log in
    > Aliases accepted with proper list configuration
    > Updated quick reference guides for owners and participants

  • University Libraries' Integrated Library System Upgrade

    > Advanced keyword searching methods in public catalog now more closely resembles method used in popular search engines (Google, Bing, etc.)
    > Enhancements to public catalog interface and "My Library" account services
    > Virtualized server technology allows for greater system scalability and stability, and supports university sustainability initiatives through more efficient power utilization
    >Improved method of backing up financial, inventory, and borrowing data

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