Software, collaboration

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Software, collaboration

Wiki – u:wiki

For joint project work or work on texts, employees and students have access to a wiki at called u:wikiEmployees can independently create spaces in u:wiki and then assign permissions for different groups of users.

Pages can be created within such a space. They are the central content medium in u:wiki and can contain various contents in the form of text, images, tables or uploaded documents. Pages and their content can be watched, shared with other people and commented on.

Online LaTex editor – Overleaf

The University of Vienna provides employees and students with the LaTeX editor Overleaf. It simplifies the use of LaTeX and can be accessed directly via the browser. This makes it possible to write, edit and create LaTeX documents together online.

Teachers can also make the additional functions of the Professional licence available to students by creating a project in Overleaf and sharing it with their students.

Coming soon: Cloud services – Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a platform providing various cloud services in the categories Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Software-as-a-Service as well as Platform-as-a-Service. These include virtual computers and networks as well as databases or services with artificial intelligence. Employees of the University of Vienna can use these services for a fee at special conditions and in compliance with GDPR via the ZID.

The ZID is working on making Azure available for teaching as soon as possible.

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