2. What is BardMail/Zimbra
Web-based, BardMail-integrated calendaring.
A feature of the Zimbra Collaboration Suite, (the
new email application that Bard moved to in August
Both a Calendaring & Scheduling application: This
allows BardMail users to create & share calendars. It
also makes scheduling a meeting less of a Sisyphean
3. What are the features of
Allows you to create multiple calendars
Set privacy settings for meetings & calendars
Automatically send meeting reminders and
Switch between calendar views (day, week, work
Supports iCal & CalDAV formats
4. BardMail Calendaring will
allow you to:
Schedule appointments for yourself & others
Import existing calendars (such as Gmail & Mac Mail)
Invite others to calendar events via e-mail
Share calendars via flexible privacy options
Sync with other existing calendars and create events
via your “smart phone” Automatically send meeting
reminders and notifications
5. How Can I Use Calendaring @
Organize moderation schedules
Schedule tutoring sessions or student employees
Manage departmental meetings & appointments
Subscribe to existing calendars such as Bard’s
academic calendar or holidays
Eventually, subscribe to Bard program calendars and
6. The calendar, when activated, is accessed by clicking a tab. You
can view an individual calendar or multiple calendars by clicking
the checkboxes next to your calendar names (located in the
Calendars block in the upper left column of the page).
7. About Scheduling Appointments
Activities you schedule are appointments, meetings or events.
Appointments. An appointment is an activity without other
people. When you schedule an appointment, no email is sent
to confirm the appointment. You can set recurring
Meetings. Meetings are appointments that include other
people. When you create a meeting, you select attendees and
send an email invitation to them. You can reschedule
meetings and set up recurring meetings.
Events. An event is an activity that lasts all day. Events do not
display as time on the calendar, they appear as a banner at the
top of the calendar schedule.
8. Entering Appointment Details
9. Viewing an Attendee’s Calendar
You can view another BardMail user’s ‘free’ time (if they’ve allowed
it), by entering their name in the attendees box. This allows you to
view the availability of meeting attendees when trying to schedule
10. Viewing an Attendee’s Busy
11. The Meeting Request (E-mail)
12. An Accepted Meeting Request
13. The Appointment on Your
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