Daily Archives: March 30, 2020

Tech Tip: How to setup Teams notifications for a channel

By default, notifications for Microsoft Teams channels are not turned on.  If you want to make sure you are getting notifications for channels you care about, follow the instructions below:

Choose your channel notifications

tech tip: Teams nitification screenshot

Go to a channel that shows in your teams list and select More options > Channel notifications.

From there, you can choose what activity you get notifications for, and where they show up.

tech tip: Teams nitification screenshot

By default, channel mentions are turned off and all new posts will only show in Activity. To learn more about Teams notifications, please see the following Microsoft page.

Events: March 30

Spring 2020
Academic calendar information for all campuses is available online.

UPDATE: In light of the University’s March 11 announcement regarding measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic, nonessential events and meetings scheduled at University Libraries locations throughout the spring semester have been canceled, rescheduled or will be offered virtually. 

ZOOM ONLY — Wednesday, Feb. 12- Apr. 8, Spring 2020 Scholarly Communications and Copyright Workshops.
CANCELED — Wednesday, April 8, Docunight: Iran Via Documentaries.On the first Wednesday of every month, Docunight features a documentary film about, around, or in Iran, or made Iranians. Free and open to everyone, all films have English subtitles. Co-sponsored by the Iranian Student Association and the University Libraries. 7 p.m. in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, University Park.
Thursday, Apr. 9, Student Employee Showcase. VIRTUAL Lighting talks from the Libraries’ Bednar interns, Stelts-Filippelli intern, and other student employees at 1:3-0 p.m. via MediaSite Live, followed by Outstanding Student Employee Awards at 2:45 p.m.
Thursday, Apr. 23, Data Visualization with Power BI Desktop. An overview of data analytics and some commonly used software tools for demonstrating data analysis and visualization based on a sample data set. Download a free version of SQL Server 2014 Express before the workshop. Advance registration is recommended. 2-3:30 p.m. via Zoom.

Please submit event information — and all Library News submissions — to Public Relations and Marketing via its Staff Site request form and selecting the “Library News blog article” button.