OIT provides a number of resources for collaborating electronically. The Educational Technologies Center and New Media Center assist with electronic classroom needs and are also available for consultations, training, and contract work.
WebSpace can provide a central place to store documents to which many people need access. Resources on WebSpace can be integrated directly into Blackboard course sites or securely shared with non-University collaborators.
Faculty members can dramatically advocate saving paper and printing fewer documents by distributing course readings electronically, optimizing documents for on-screen reading or efficient printing, and encouraging students to submit assignments electronically via e-mail or Blackboard.
The editing and grading processes are two common reasons for printing out a paper. However, electronic annotation solutions for both tasks make it possible to eliminate the need to print.
For administrative staff, OnBase provides a structured repository for secure document storage and retrieval. OnBase is a good option for storing business records, automating business processes using workflow, electronic forms, full-text search capabilities, and document imaging.