Technology Notes

Skills to Know

Copy & Paste

  • Find the text you want to copy and paste
  • Hold down the left mouse button and highlight the text
  • Release the left mouse button and move the cursor so it is positioned within the highlighted text
  • Hit the “control” button plus the “c” button to copy the text
  • Go to where you want to paste the copied text and position the blinking cursor there
  • Hit the “control” button plus the “v” button to paste the text.

Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts will save time and energy by helping you easily navigate webpages and documents. To use a keyboard shortcut, press the Control Key (Windows) or the Command Key (MAC) and the following letter:
A: Select all text in a document
C: Copy highlighted text
P: Paste copied text
S: Save document
F: Find or search document

Creating Syllabus Links

  1. Highlight the text you want to copy
  2. Release the left mouse button and move the cursor so it is positioned within the highlighted text
  3. Hit the “control” button plus the “c” button to copy the text
  4. Open your syllabus or other document
  5. Position the blinking cursor where you want to add the copied text

  1. Hit the “control” button plus the “v” button to paste the text. If you are creating a syllabus link, instead of hitting control+v, click the right mouse button to pull up the menu
  2. Select hyperlink from the menu
  3. An Insert Hyperlink screen will appear.  In the Text to Display field, type "Available in the UI&U Library (direct link)"
  4. Move the cursor to the second box. Hit the “control” button plus the “v” button to past the link

System Requirements

Union Institute & University requires (at minimum):

  • Connection: high speed internet connection
  • Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 or Mac OS 10.9 or higher
  • MAC Browser: Firefox 40 and higher, Safari 7 and higher, or Chrome 46 and higher
  • PC Browser: Internet Explorer 11 and Edge, Firefox 40 and higher, or Chrome 46 or higher
  • Office Software: OpenOffice.org, Office 365, and Office 2010 and higher

In addition, the UI&U Library requires:

  • JavaScript
  • Flash
  • Cookies enabled

The IT Help Desk does not support:

  • Any computers purchased prior to January 2007
  • Internet Explorer 10 and earlier
  • Windows XP and earlier
  • Mac OS prior to version 10.9
  • Chromebook

For more information, view UI&U's Recommended Computer Specifications.

Login & Password

Some library resources are restricted to the UI&U community.

If you reach a restricted resource, the MyUnion login page will appear, and you will be prompted to enter your MyUnion ID#.

* Visit the CampusWeb Help Desk to lookup your MyUnion ID# or reset your password

* You do not need to login to the library website or access it through CampusWeb

* If you reach a non-MyUnion login page or a page asking you to pay for an article, please contact a librarian.

Troubleshooting
  • Update your browser to the current version
  • Try another internet browser
  • Clear your cache
  • Restart your computer
Contact a Librarian or the IT Help Desk

If you are having problems, help is available.

Librarians
800-871-8165 x8747 or library@myunion.edu

IT Help Desk
888-858-6466 or help@myunion.edu