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Faculty and Staff Resource Guide

Cool Tools, Open Educational Resources, Open Access Journals and Copyright information

To Create or Reboot Account to Connect to LSC-Kingwood's New York Times Subscription:

  1. Go to the Access website http://nytimesineducation.com/access-nyt/.
  2. Search for Lone Star College-Kingwood.
  3. Scroll to #2 on the list and click on the link.
  4. Next, it will prompt you to enter your library card number.
  5. You will then be taken to a Welcome/Create an Account page. Click on the Log in here link under the blue button. Once you have logged in your account will be rebooted to connect to the Kingwood subscription.

 

  • CamScanner -Phone PDF Creator
  • Scanbot
  • Genius Scan - PDF Scanner
  • Mobile Doc Scanner Lite (Android)
  • Handyscan Lite (iPhone)
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Cool Free Tools

Office 365

Inspire. Engage. Collaborate. For free.

Office 365 for Students
In order to help you be a successful student, Lone Star College provides Office 365 to every enrolled student free of charge. With Office 365 on your personal device(s), you will have access to the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more! Share and co-edit your schoolwork using Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote in real time—anywhere, any time, on any device. With 1 TB of OneDrive storage, you can keep all your work online for easy access. Go to https://portal.office.com.

Office 365 for Home Use – For Faculty and Staff
Office 365 for Home Use is available to all LSC faculty and staff to use on their personal devices at home for FREE. With Office 365 on your personal device(s), you will have access to the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more. Go to https://portal.office.com. Log in using the Lone Star username@my.lonestar.edu

Installation Instructions for Students, Faculty and Staff
Follow these easy steps to get Office on your personal device(s) at home:

Laptop or desktop:

  1. Go to https://portal.office.com.
  2. Enter your LSC email address.
  3. When prompted, enter your LSC password.
  4. Click the Install Office apps button.
    Click the Install Office apps button on the right side of the page
  5. In the dropdown, click Office 2016.
    Click Office 2016 in the dropdown menu
  6. When the download window appears, click Save File.
    To save the installation .exe file to your computer, click "Save File"
  7. Open the .exe file you downloaded and the self-installation will begin.
    NOTE: Please be sure your device has an active internet connection for the duration of the installation.


Mobile devices:
For iOS and Android: Download from your App Store iPhone Android
For iPad: WordExcelPowerPoint

NOTE: Sign in with your LSC email address for full editing capability.

(Retrieved from the intranet Technology Services > Software & Applications)
Adobe Creative Suite

In order to help our LSC team members be successful, we provide Adobe CC (Adobe® Creative Cloud™ Desktop Applications) to all LSC faculty and staff (1 work license and 1 personal license) free of charge.

Adobe CC for ETLA gives faculty and staff access to Photoshop for image editing, Illustrator for graphics and illustration, InDesign for page design and layout, Dreamweaver for web and app design, After Effects for cinematic visual effects, Premiere® Pro for video production, Adobe Muse Pro for website design without coding, and MORE!

NOTE FOR STUDENTS: Students can subscribe to Adobe CC directly through Adobe at a discounted student rate. Go to https://www.adobe.com/creativecloud/buy/students.html for information and to subscribe.

  • One-Drive (included with your Office 365 account)
  • Google Drive
  • Dropbox
  • Quizlet
  • Edpuzzle
  • SoftChalk
  • Review
  • Smart Sparrow
  • Review
  • Nearpod
  • Plicker
  • Flipgrid
  • Strength Finders
  • Pebble Pad
  • Socratic
  • Google Hangouts
  • WebEx

 

  • Echo 360
  • Screen-o-matic
  • Piktochart
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