Software training at your fingertips: online tutorials

OIT’s Training Group is currently piloting an online training program at Duke, to supplement the hands-on training offerings available on campus and to provide just-in-time learning opportunities on technical topics. Through OIT, Duke faculty, staff and students can “check out” a license to access thousands of tutorials available from the online training provider, Alternatively, visit one of 8 workstations available across campus pre-configured for access. provides multimedia tutorials on over 150 products from popular software vendors such as Adobe, Microsoft and Apple. The tutorials are provided in table-of-contents format so that users can jump in to the specific training topic needed, or start at the beginning and work their way through. If you want to learn how to work with some of the most popular and useful software applications available today, at your own pace, is for you.

Also remember that our workstation is just one of several multimedia-equipped stations in the CIT instructional technology lab, 024 Bostock Library, where faculty and academic support staff can create digital and multimedia materials for use in teaching. Basic projects, such as scanning or digitizing materials, can be accommodated on a drop-in basis during the lab open hours, or you may make an appointment or a reservation.