Campus IT Services
ITaP: Information Technology at Purdue
ITaP is responsible for planning and coordinating the central computing and telecommunications systems on Purdue University's West Lafayette campus.
Purdue AirLink (PAL) Wireless Internet
Purdue Air Link (PAL) is Purdue's wireless computer network. Members of the Purdue community can use PAL to connect their wireless-ready laptops and personal digital assistants (PDA's) to the Purdue network (and through it, to the internet), in any of a large number of public areas throughout the West Lafayette campus.
Purdue University's WebCT Blackboard installation. WebCT is a commercially developed program that enables instructors to create, deliver, and manage, course content via a web browser. Many instructors at Purdue use WebCT to enhance their classes.
Online Writing Lab (OWL)
The OWL web site contains tons of writing-related material, with new material being added almost every month. The web site contains hypertext workshops and subject tutorials on writing research papers, resumes, and cover letters, huge collections of links to help users find information on the Internet, PowerPoint presentations about all aspects of writing that can be downloaded for use in classes or individual study, and a voluminous quantity of web pages that cover all aspects of writing – from cover letters to commas.