August 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
MSU Library, Green Room (4 West)
366 W Circle Dr
East Lansing, MI 48824
Kelli Hart
(517) 884-3056

Technology Orientation

This session is intended for new academics to Michigan State University to explore the services and technology offered by MSU Libraries, iCER (Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research) and MSU Information Technology.

Date: Monday, August 19

Location: MSU Main Library, Green Room, 4 West

Time: 10:00 – 3:00 (lunch provided)


  • Electronic Resources
  • Where to get help and support for technology on campus
  • Library Research Services
  • Creating Digital Experiences
  • Data Management for Research
  • Library Teaching and Learning Services
  • High Performance Computing
  • Technology you can expect in university classrooms (e.g., technology carts, sounds systems, student response systems)
  • MSU’s centrally-supported learning management systems

During this event there will be an opportunity to have in-depth conversations and hands-on demonstrations with experts from the morning sessions. Explore different parts of the library, and experience the support and services that can help with your research and teaching from MSU Libraries and MSU IT. Get assistance with setting up your D2L courses and learn about accessibility best practices. Immerse yourself in the 360 projection room and AR/VR facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab. Also, ask an expert about incorporating Open Education Resources into your course.

Attendees with laptops are encouraged to bring them. All attendees should bring their MSU NetID and password to the training. Visit and bookmark tech.msu.edu/faculty for technology information specific to instructors and researchers.

Invitations to register were emailed to all incoming academics.  If you are interested in attending but did not receive an invitation to register please contact the Academic Advancement Network at AAN@msu.edu.