Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Website of the Week

The Foundation for California Community Colleges is the statewide non-profit supporting the California Community College system, the largest system of higher education in the nation. Incorporated in 1998, the Foundation serves as the official auxiliary to the California Community Colleges’ Board of Governors and the system-wide Chancellor’s Office.

The Foundation is the trusted partner of the California Community Colleges— facilitating collaboration, accelerating innovation, and increasing system-wide resources.

CollegeBuys, powered by the Foundation for California Community Colleges, offers discounts of up to 85 percent on a wide range of educational products—from industry-leading software and technology to high quality office and classroom furniture. 

  • A student can currently buy a 4 year subscription to Microsoft Office 365 University for $79.95. 
  • 4 year subscription 
  • Provides access to both Office 365 online services as well as a download of Office 2016 for Windows and Mac for up to 2 Desktop/laptops and 2 tablets/mobile devices. 
  • Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher*, and Access* as well as 60 Skype world minutes, 27GB of SkyDrive storage, and free version upgrades during the subscription period as they become available 
  • Available to students, staff and faculty at higher education institutions ONLY.
  • Non-returnable. 

They also have good deals on Adobe software, QuickBooks, and other software and hardware.

Review by John Stanton, SWC Librarian

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