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Collaborate system maintenance
Information Technology Services (ITS) is continually making improvements to the University's systems and applications. As part of essential vendor maintenance, Blackboard Collaborate Original Web Conferencing and Collaborate Ultra will be unavailable to students and staff from 2.00-3.00 am (AEST), Saturday 22 July 2017 .
21/07/2017

Gale Business Insights: Global database on trial
On trial until: 20 August 2017
18/07/2017

Blackboard Maintenance
Information Technology Services (ITS) is continually making improvements to the University's systems and applications. As part of essential vendor maintenance, Blackboard Learn will be unavailable to students and staff from 10:00 pm (AEST) Thursday 6 June to 6:00 am (AEST) Friday 7 June 2017.
30/06/2017

Vendor Depreciation of Turnitin Classic
On Thursday, 5th January, Turnitin Feedback Studio became the default Turnitin service for all Turnitin customers, combining the existing features of Turnitin (OriginalityCheck and GradeMark) into a single, more intuitive and accessible, user environment.
30/06/2017

Routledge Performance Archive: database on trial
On trial until: 27 July 2017
28/06/2017

Early activation of Associate Degree programs within Blackboard
In recognition that some programs commence earlier than the configured Higher Education Semester Two calendar, ITS has commenced early activation of all Semester 2 Blackboard course shells associated with the following RMIT Programs:
22/06/2017

Blackboard system maintenance - Sunday 26 March 2017
Information Technology Services (ITS) is continually making improvements to the University's systems and applications. As part of this essential maintenance, Blackboard will be unavailable to students and staff from 2:00 am to 6:00 am (AEDT) on Sunday 26 March 2017. Check your local time here .
24/03/2017

RMIT Teaching and Research Awards ceremony
Each year we celebrate at the annual RMIT Teaching and Research Awards ceremony. Mark it in your diary now.
20/03/2017

Blackboard system maintenance - Friday 17 March 2017
Information Technology Services (ITS) is continually making improvements to the University's systems and applications. As part of this essential maintenance, Blackboard will be unavailable to students and staff from 2:00 am to 6:00 am (AEDT) on Friday 17 March 2017. Check your local time here .
16/03/2017

Blackboard Notifications Currently Unavailable - Thursday 16 March 2017
In order to provide students and staff with a reliable Blackboard platform during high usage periods, the Blackboard Notifications tool has been made unavailable.
16/03/2017

Blackboard system maintenance - Saturday 10 December 2016
As part of routine maintenance, Information Technology Services (ITS) will be undertaking annual system recovery testing of RMIT’s Blackboard system. A two hour service interruption to Blackboard is required to support this activity from 12.00am to 2:00am (AEDT) on Saturday 10 December 2016. Check your local time here .
28/11/2016

Tii Connectivity 22 November 2016
Please be advised that as of Tuesday 22 November 2016 from approximately 2:05 pm AEST Turnitin users may experience intermittent connectivity issues. Turnitin engineers are working on this issue and hope to have this resolved soon.
22/11/2016

Scheduled Maintenance for Blackboard on Friday 2 December and Saturday 3 Dec, 2016
Information Technology Services (ITS) is continually making improvements to the University’s systems and applications. As part of this essential maintenance, Blackboard will be unavailable to students and staff from Friday 2nd December 2016, 10:00pm to Saturday 3rd December 10:00am AEDT.
18/11/2016

Lectopia Recording Cleanup - November
As part of routine system maintenance, ITS is cleaning-up unused / infrequently viewed Lectopia recordings from 2015 or prior, commencing Friday 18 November 2016 .
16/11/2016

Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance - Friday 28 October 2016
As part of routine maintenance, work will be undertaken to the Blackboard Collaborate system on Friday 28th October 2016, from 1:00 am to 7:00 am (AEDT). Check your local time here .
26/10/2016


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