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UITS Monitor: Adobe Stock is available to all IU users

Monitor newsletter Sep 22, 2021
Adobe Stock is available to all IU users.

UITS news for September 22, 2021

Adobe Stock is available to all IU users

Get unlimited access to photos, illustrations, and more.

Did you know that IU students, faculty, and staff have unlimited access to Adobe Stock? With nearly 200 million photos, illustrations, and vector graphics, you’ll have an incredible range of options to download for presentations, reports, videos, and websites, or to add more interest to your Canvas courses. No permission is required to use the images, and because Adobe tools are intuitive and easy to use, you don’t need to be creative to get creative. 

To get started, go to Adobe Stock and sign in using your IU username followed by and click Continue. 

Learn more about Adobe Stock at IU

A new look and feel for One.IU

Check out the One.IU updates on Sept. 23.

Need to look up your grades? Curious about your CrimsonCard balance? Looking for student orientation information? Find it all at One.IU.

Create a My Favorites list of the services you use most often, such as Canvas, Kuali Time, Zoom, Office 365, or Bus Tracking. One.IU is designed to adapt to any screen, whether it’s a desktop monitor or a smart phone.

Explore more about One.IU

Students: Download Boost for assignment reminders

The Boost app is securely integrated into Canvas.

Boost synchronizes with Canvas courses to help you manage your workload. Boost sends reminders about upcoming due dates, encouragement after submitting an assignment, and course announcements. Boost also displays a to-do list that matches a student’s Canvas to-do list.

Boost was initially developed by IU and is free to use. Faculty don’t need to do anything to enable it, and all students need to do is download the app and connect it to Canvas with their IU credentials. 

For more about Boost, go here

Faculty and staff: Speed Date with Learning Technologies

Sign up to “date” a range of potential tools and services.

Speed Dating with Learning Technologies exposes you to a range of technology tools and services within a short period of time. Each “speed date” takes about nine minutes.

Featured technologies include active learning in Zoom, digital whiteboarding, Top Hat, IU eTexts, 3D printing, virtual reality, and many more.

Learn more about the Oct. 15 Speed Dating event

Faculty: Prepare your students for a tech-oriented world

Register to attend the Oct. 1 IU Digital Gardener Summit.

Interested in advancing digital literacy? Faculty and staff are invited to the inaugural IU Digital Gardener Summit on Oct. 1. Attend the summit in person or virtually. There is no cost to attend, and lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.

The summit will explore digital literacy advancements at IU and other universities, and you’ll learn about IU resources that support your curriculum and student programming.

Find out more about digital literacy and register today

Instructors: Time to order IU eTexts for spring 2022

Digital course materials offer affordable content for all students.

IU eTexts benefit students through significant discounts, Canvas integration before the first day of class, and bursar billing covered by all forms of financial aid.

In the 2020-21 academic year, IU eTexts saved students more than $8.4 million off retail prices, and 72 percent of the 100 highest enrolled courses across IU are using IU eTexts. The IU eTexts Catalog includes almost 250,000 titles from more than 50 publishers and vendors, at up to 90 percent off retail prices.

Go here for more on IU eTexts

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