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9.200 - Information Systems for Management. Tutorial: Information Search Tools. Claim Your Accounts. Accessing Computer Accounts LAN: ID is student #, password is BD ( yymmdd ) If in doubt, ask Lab Supervisor If not in Asper School of Business, see Lab Assistant

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9 200 information systems for management

9.200 - Information Systemsfor Management


Information Search Tools

claim your accounts
Claim Your Accounts
  • Accessing Computer Accounts
    • LAN: ID is student #, password is BD (yymmdd)
      • If in doubt, ask Lab Supervisor
      • If not in Asper School of Business, see Lab Assistant
    • UNIX: See “CLAIMID” on Web
      • If you have problems, ask Lab Supervisor or someone at Academic Computing & Networking
  • To use claimid, students must login to Unix using:
    • login: claimid
    • password: claimid
  • More details can be found at:
    • http://www.umanitoba.ca/acn/accounts
    • or by entering the Unix command: special
  • You may use a non-University account for your e-mail and Web page if you wish

Information Systems for Management

internet functions
Internet Functions
  • Email -- mailto: (ListServs, too; push technology)
  • News Groups -- from browser
  • File Transfer Protocol -- FTP://
  • Telnet -- TELNET:// (logon from remote site)
  • Gopher -- GOPHER:// (menu-based info. retrieval)
    • Veronica, Archie, & WAIS (search mechanisms for Gopher, FTP)
  • World Wide Web (WWW) -- HTTP://
    • HTML (hypertext links)
    • Web browsers
    • Information retrieval (search engines)
  • Chat -- interactive discussions
  • Videoconferencing -- desktop v/c with camera/videocam

Information Systems for Management

sending e mail using internet explorer
Sending E-mail Using Internet Explorer
  • On the Menu Options, Select Tools, then either Read Mail or New Message. Internet Explorer should bring up whatever mail program has been chosen in its “Options” (under Tools)
  • Learn how to use a mail program other than Pine (you may choose to learn Pegasus, Eudora, MS Outlook, or MS Outlook Express)
  • Play with the mail program until you can send, receive, reply, forward, attach, etc. with ease
  • Email to marker: subject line:
    • Name, Student ID#, Section#, Time
  • Fill in Mail Server & Groups preferences, too

Information Systems for Management

information retrieval
Information Retrieval
  • Surfing & Searching the World Wide Web
    • Intuitive addressing (e.g., “www.IBM.com”)
    • Search engines (multi-search example aj.com)
    • Bookmarks
  • Other searches
    • AltaVista news groups

What search engines have you found useful?

    • Try google.com

Information Systems for Management

local searches misc
Local Searches & Misc.
  • Searching Bison and ABI Powerpages
    • Bison: http://bison.umanitoba.ca
    • ABI/Proquest: from Library
  • Other topics you might wish to explore:
    • FTP data transfer; interactive chat; videoconferencing; electronic banking; …

Information Systems for Management

off campus logon
Off-Campus Logon

For info on how to log in from home:


For U/M site-licensed software:


ACN at 474-8600 for computer support.

Information Systems for Management

internet explorer news groups
Internet Explorer News Groups
  • Will bring up your chosen News Reader program
  • Or you can choose View/GoTo/News in MS Outlook 2000
  • Example: MS Outlook 2000 News Reader
    • You may need to set up a “New Account”
    • news.ms.umanitoba.ca is the UM News (NNTP) server
    • Subscribe to Newsgroups
    • Use Search for keyword search for news groups
    • Use GoTo to go into a news group’s messages
    • Then Print, Reply, Reply Group, Forward, or New Message
    • You can follow “threads” of conversations as well

Information Systems for Management

your account
Your account
  • If you have questions concerning your account, please contact:
    • Shirley Hares, Accounts Administrator, 474-9788,
    • Room 629 Engineering Bldg, Fort Garry campus,
    • e-mail: [email protected]
  • For assistance, please contact:
    • ACN Support Desk, 474-8600,
    • Room 629 Engineering Bldg, Fort Garry campus,
    • e-mail: [email protected]
  • Next Class: Web Page Tutorial

Information Systems for Management