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Information Technology

 
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The Information Technology Department exists for a single reason: to provide the students, faculty and staff of the Law Center with the superior service, support, and systems they need to achieve their goals.

The function and responsibilities of the Law Center’s Student Information Technology department include:

  • Hardware assistance only for recommended Dell laptops under warranty.
  • Troubleshooting assistance for Law Center provided software.
  • Assistance for problems printing to student printers at the Law Center.
  • Assistance recovering data files necessary to meet degree requirements (e.g. exams, papers, outlines, etc.).
  • Assistance for problems using Law Library hardware and software.
  • Facilitating the maintenance of electronic mail, LISTSERV mailing lists, printers, and the wireless data communications network.

The Law Center’s Student Information Technology department does not:

  • Provide support for legal research applications. Contact Westlaw or Lexis/Nexis.
  • Provide hardware support for non-recommended Apple and Dell laptops under warranty. The CougarByte located in the University Center provides non-recommended and out of warranty support.
  • Rent, sell, troubleshoot, or repair personally owned computer equipment, software, or printers.
  • Support the myUH application. Please contact UIT at 713-743-1411 or support@uh.edu.

The Information Technology Department exists for a single reason: to provide the students, faculty and staff of the Law Center with the superior service, support, and systems they need to achieve their goals.

The function and responsibilities of the Law Center’s Information Technology department include:

  • Operation and maintenance of campus computing hardware and software procured by the Law Center. We provide cycles on computer systems, centralized disk storage, printing, and software supporting instruction and research computing for the Law Center.
  • Researches, analyzes and maintains desktop computer systems in support of departmental needs.
  • Analyzes the department's software and hardware needs; recommends hardware and software purchases based on analysis of needs; insures compliance with university and division policies and procedures regarding network/computing acquisitions.
  • Maintains inventory of the department's computer hardware and software.
  • Facilitating the maintenance of electronic mail, LISTSERV mailing lists, and the data communications network.
  • Strategic planning for information technology on the campus, and the design and implementation of new and improved information technologies for Law Center use.
  • Maintaining campus computer security (See UH IT Security Handbook for additional information).

The Law Center’s Information Technology department does not:

  • Provide support for legal research applications. Contact the numbers located on the printers for help using Westlaw, Lexis/Nexis.
  • Provide support for machines not procured by the law center.
  • Rent, sell, troubleshoot, or repair personally owned computer equipment, software, or printers.
  • Support the PASS application. Please contact UIT at 713-743-1411 or Support@uh.edu.
  • Support printer hardware. Please contact Ricoh at 1-800-432-9787 or Laser Imaging at 281-583-7552.
  • Support Lync phones. Please contact LyncSupport@uh.edu.

Policies

The function and responsibilities of the Law Center Web Department includes:

  • Performing development, maintenance and other technical duties in support of the Law Center website and server.
  • Developing and implementing applications, database interfaces and services for the Law Center website.
  • Coordinating with department contacts to update information on the website.
  • Assisting with quality and usability testing of web pages to ensure compliance with university quality standards.
  • Creating and editing graphics for web and print.
  • Managing the Law Center social media presence.
  • Providing technical assistance and database management for Law Center applications.
  • Managing and developing faculty homepages hosted on Law Center servers.
  • Managing and assisting with development of departmental websites hosted on Law Center servers.
  • Managing and assisting with development of University recognized Law Center Student Organizations' websites.