GET is a website for viewing the accounts linked to your Brown ID card: Bear Bucks, meal plans, and PAWPrints. You can check balances and transaction history, and report a lost card.
Departmental File Services provide administrative and academic departments with a location in which files can be stored, backed up, and shared across the department. Typical quotas are approximately 30GB per department; the service is not intended for the storage of large quantities of research data.
This service provides the local Brown community with a tool to maintain current versions of software and electronic objects needed in the support of home grown applications.
Most computer hardware is installed and set up by Department Computing Coordinators or CIS staff who provide departmental support in a shared model. Those who need additional assistance after contacting a DCC, or DCCs who need support, can contact the CIS Help Desk and set up an appointment for a IT Support Consultant to assist with setup and deployment of computers.
Grouper allows people and departments to manage the membership of groups; these groups can then be used to easily support sharing and collaborative work. Groups are automatically created for official Brown courses and departments. Email can be sent to the group; web pages, Wiki spaces, and Google Docs can be shared with the group. Management of group membership can be delegated to others.
Brown’s FileMaker server can host FileMaker version 12 databases, offering the benefit of easier collaboration, higher security, and regular backups.
The Desktop Backup Service, Mozy, provides a method of backing files from a computer's hard drive to the Mozy service "in the cloud". In the event of file deletion or hard drive failure, files can be recovered from Mozy backups. This service is intended for university administrators and others who keep important university records on local hard drives.
Wikis provide groups within the Brown community to collaborate in online wiki-spaces. Wiki-spaces are made up of a collection of interconnected webpages and attachments.
Online Course Reserves Access (OCRA) is a service used to place books and other physical media on reserve and to create electronic reserves: links to ebooks and other online content, digitization of articles, book chapters, full-length movies, short video clips, and audio files. Links to reserves in all formats can be added to a MyCourses site.
MyCourses is Brown's implementation of the Blackboard Learn course management system (formerly WebCT). MyCourses is accessed via a web browser and has a collection of built-in tools for uploading of content, communication, collaboration, assignments and assessments.