BUMC SharePoint: Online collaboration tool for groups

Microsoft SharePoint services enable groups to collaborate by sharing document libraries, calendars, task lists, discussion boards, meeting resources, etc. SharePoint sites come with standard BU branding, which you can customize. Simple templates are available to help you get started quickly.

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Video Conferencing: a helpful tool to confer with colleagues at CR campus or out of town

There are extensive instructions on using Adobe Connect, complete with video tutorials and a test environment at

At that site, you can also complete a form to request use of a shared license, which can be used to host a one-time web conference.

The Evans Center holds a dedicated license available to Evans Center ARC meetings and affiliates.

There are also options for TeleConferencing. Visit TechWeb for details.

Telecommunications on the Charles River Campus has also provided the attached report of the security of Adobe Connect Pro (click to view), which was prepared by a 3rd party company. If you have any questions about the security, purchasing licenses, or using Adobe Connect in general, contact Telecommunications at Tel: 617.353.2097 or

An alternative to Adobe Connect Pro that’s free you available to all BU faculty and staff: BU Lync (Skype for Business).  BU Lync is an application that provides instant messaging, Lync to Lync high-definition (HD) voice and video calling, video conferencing, screen sharing, virtual whiteboards and session recording.  BU Lync is available for use from both desktop computers and mobile devices.

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Expertise search portal allows for the identification of faculty expertise, core facilities and instrumentation.

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Bridge Funding via the DOM to allow project continuation within grants that scored in an almost fundable range

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Science, AAAS – Where to Search for Funding

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Cooley’s Anemia Foundation

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