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Technology is an integral part of the way we work and live. The ITS technology training program is designed to help all members of the Smith community learn to use Smith's technology tools effectively and efficiently.

Announcing Free Online Courses for Smith Students, Faculty & Staff

Smith's campus-wide license from gives all members of the Smith community access to the Lynda library of over 1,500 online technology courses. Courses cover all learning levels for a wide array of software, including 3D, audio, business, design, development, photography, video, and web applications.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn a new skill or stay up-to-date with software you already know. To start learning what you want, when you want:

  1. Log on to the new Smith Portal (

  2. On the General Info tab, click the link.

Once your Smith account has been created, you can access all courses from any iPhone or iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. Courses accessed via the app are specially formatted for viewing on a mobile device. Click here for full instructions.

Want to learn more about Google Apps (Smith Mail & Calendar)?
Visit our new Google Apps pages.

Want to learn more about Windows 7?
View the on-line tutorials and documentation.

Want to learn more about Office 2013?

Take advantage of these Office 2013 on-line guides and tutorials.

Don't see what you're looking for?
Send us email
if there are other technology topics you'd like us to cover.


In recognition of the different ways that people like to learn, we also offer the following training options:

  • On-line documentation. ITS provides step-by-step instructions for performing many common software procedures on the TARA website you are viewing now. To find out more, click on any of the topics on the left side of this page.

  • One-on-one tutoring. ITS offers limited one-on-one tutoring for new computer users. Call ext. 4487 to check availability.



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 |  Last updated April 30, 2015

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