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Webinar: The latest features in Word Online

The free Office Online have some new, much-requested features to show off. Starting with Word Online, we’ll look at simultaneous editing, also called real-time co-authoring, and we’ll even show you where the Save button went (it’s a good thing). Also, we’ll show you how to get started with Office Online. Note: Word Online was formerly known as Word Web App. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar How to begin with…

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Collaboration just got easier: Real-time co-authoring now available in Office Web Apps

Today, we’re introducing a new way to collaborate on documents with Office Web Apps. Using real-time co-authoring, colleagues, friends and family can contribute and edit documents simultaneously in the Word Web App, PowerPoint Web App or Excel Web App. Don’t know about Office Web Apps? You should. Office Web Apps are the best free alternative to Office. Read on to learn more about these online versions of the core Office applications that extend…

Access

Webinar: A gentle, human intro to Access 2013

Need a quick tutorial on Access 2013? Here’s your chance. You’ll learn how to create your first database in no time. First, we’ll go over the two kinds of databases you can create: browser-based Access apps and desktop databases. Then we’ll show you how easy it is to download a template–a readymade database with all the parts in place. Watch the trailer or click “Read more” below to watch the full webinar.…

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Webinar: Tips for writing college papers

Outline, MLA, format, citation, bibliography—there’s a lot to know when you write a research paper. We’ll give college students tips and templates to organize and format fast. Watch the trailer now, or click “read more” below to see the full webinar. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar How to download and use the MLA template How to create a multilevel outline list How to quickly convert…

News

Announcing Student Advantage

As part of its ongoing commitment to education, Microsoft today announced Student Advantage, a new benefit to qualifying institutions which will make it easy for students to use the latest and best version of full Office at their education institution and at home. Beginning December 1, 2013, any institutions worldwide that licenses Office for staff and faculty can provide access to Office 365 ProPlus for students at no additional cost.

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Register now: Join us for Access Day November 21

Join us Thursday, November 21 for a 1-day Microsoft Access conference in Bellevue, WA. Armen Stein, long-time Access MVP and president of J Street Technology, is organizing Access Day, which features internationally-respected presenters, including Access MVPs, book authors, and members of the Access development team at Microsoft. Sessions will offer a mix of Access client techniques and new Access web app development using SharePoint and SQL Azure. Read on to register and learn…