Important Information from MOREnet as Fiscal Year 2012 Approaches
As we approach the beginning of Fiscal Year 2012, MOREnet would like to give our members an update on what is happening in regards to our office move, changes to existing services, training opportunities and new services being offered!
MOREnet’s Office Move - June 27, 2011, was our first official workday at our new location in the Shoppes at Stadium. Our new mailing address is 221 N. Stadium Blvd, Suite 201, Columbia, MO 65203. You’ll find us conveniently located just off Interstate 70 near several hotels, restaurants and retail stores.
July 1 - Online Resources Change - On March 16, MOREnet and the Missouri State Library announced the online resources that would be available beginning July 1. These resources include new EBSCO databases, resources from Gale Cengage Learning and the online practice testing and career resources from LearningExpress Library. A complete list of all the online resource databases and access information is available at http://www.more.net/online.
July 1 - MOREnet's KnowledgeBase to be Discontinued - Due to increased cost and reduced usage, MOREnet will be discontinuing the contract with Right Answers for the KnowledgeBase which was located at http://help.more.net/. MOREnet will be removing all of the custom content in the KnowledgeBase and placing this information in the Resources and Support section of our Website.
July 13 – Groupwise to Google Web Seminar. At 10:00 a.m. on July 13, join MOREnet and special guest Shane Farmer from the Chadwick R-I School District as he discusses his experiences in moving from a Groupwise to a Google environment. Register for this event.
July 26 - Regional Training Begins – MOREnet has scheduled 12 Regional Training Events over the next few months to provide members with the latest information on the new EBSCO databases and Google Apps. View MOREnet's training calendar and get registered for a training event in your area! Remember, Full-Service members are eligible to attend classroom training at MOREnet and Regional locations at no additional cost.
July 26 - Basic LMS Hosting using Moodle for Teachers Course - Join MOREnet at our new location with special Instructor, Dr. Connie Waters, as she gives instruction on how to begin using Moodle. MOREnet is gearing up to launch a Managed Moodle Hosting service, so sign up and learn how to use and implement Moodle into your classroom or organization by this fall! Seating is limited so register today!
Don't Forget About These New Services from MOREnet!
- SSL Certificates - MOREnet has received great feedback and member interest in our new SSL Certificate service offering since its launch in early May. For more information on these cost-saving SSL Certificates visit http://www.more.net/content/ssl-certificates
- Network Backup - MOREnet is now offering a Network Backup service for members to back up mission-critical data to an off-site location. Members will have access to a hosted backup service located in a secure data facility that connects directly into the core MOREnet network. For more information on this new service visit http://www.more.net/content/network-backup.
- Coming in July - Learning Management System (LMS) Hosting - MOREnet's LMS Hosting service will provide subscribers a maintained and secure Moodle instance to use as their Digital Learning Environment. Subscribers can locally control and access their e-Learning classes and materials without the complexity and expense of managing and maintaining servers, hardware or the application itself. Watch for more information coming soon!
For more information regarding any update in this e-mail please contact MOREnet's Technical Support at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (800) 509-6673.