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OAROutside Activities Report  These reports are submitted annually by UW-Madison faculty, academic staff and personnel named upon any federally-funded or human subjects research.  The form can be found here.

Occasional (Sporadic)
Work that is infrequent, irregular or occurring in scattered instances, even when it recurs seasonally. However, work that recurs every other week is not occasional or sporadic.

Office 365 (Email and Calendaring System)
Office 365 is a cloud-based service provided by Microsoft. To see what features are available in UW-Madison's implementation, check here: Office 365 - What features are included in Office 365?

Office 365 Account
The location in the Office 365 system where your email, calendar, task list, and address book are stored. Each Office 365 account has one primary address, but can have many alternate addresses.

Office 365 Transition Website
Located at 365transition.wisc.edu, the Office 365 Transition Website is the first stop for those who are interested to know more about the transition. It provides general info on everything from the project history and the business case to the Office 365 Team roster and announcements to campus.

Office 365 Video
Office 365 Video is an intranet website portal where people can post and view videos. It's a streaming video service that's available with SharePoint Online in Office 365. It's a great place to share videos of executive communications or recordings of classes, meetings, presentations, or training sessions, for example. Office 365 Video displays a thumbnail image of each video on the site. You just select a thumbnail to view a particular video.

Office Online
Office Online (previously Office Web Apps) is an online office suite offered by Microsoft as a part of Office 365, which allows users to create and edit files using lightweight, web browser-based versions of Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. The offering also includes Outlook, People, Calendar and OneDrive, all of which are accessible from a unified app switcher (Outlook on the web).

Offline Data File (OST)
Typically, when you use a Microsoft Exchange Server account (Office 365 account), your email messages, calendar, and other items are delivered to and saved on the server. You can configure Outlook to keep a local copy of your items on your computer in an Outlook data file that is named an offline Outlook Data File (.ost). This allows you to use Cached Exchange Mode or to work offline when a connection to the Office 365 (Exchange) computer may not be possible or wanted. The .ost file is synchronized with the Office 365 (Exchange) computer when a connection is available.

Offset Paper
term for uncoated paper

Offsetting
using an intermediate surface to transfer ink. This also occurs when images of freshly printed sheets transfer images to each other

OHROHR refers to the Campus Office of Human Resources

OHRDThe Office of Human Resource Development - see https://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/home/ is now known as the Office of Talent Management.

Onboarding
Integrating and acculturating new employees into the university and providing them with the tools, resources, and knowledge to become successful and productive. Onboarding engages employees beginning with the acceptance of the job offer, and continues through the entire first year of employment.

OneDrive
OneDrive is Office 365's file hosting service. It allows users to upload and sync files to a cloud storage and then access them from a web browser or their local device.

OneNote
OneNote is an electronic version of a paper notebook where you can write down notes, thoughts, ideas, scribbles, reminders, and all kinds of other information. Unlike the traditional document page format of other programs such as word-processing or spreadsheet programs, OneNote offers a free-form canvas where you can type, write, or draw notes in the form of text, graphics, and images wherever and however you want them.

OneNote Class Notebook

The OneNote Class Notebook is an Office 365 app that helps instructors set up OneNote in their class. This app will create a class notebook, which includes three types of sub-notebooks: Student Notebooks, Content Library, and Collaboration Space.


Opacity
the amount of show-through on a printed sheet. The lesser the amount of show-through the thicker the paper, the more show-through the thinner the paper

Operational Area
An area of focus or function in a college, school or division, department or office. An operational area will generally be a subset of a college, school or division, department or office, and need not include the whole unit.

Orientation
A component of onboarding that introduces a new hire to her/his new employment and environment. Orientation is a short-term activity or series of activities that typically takes place in the first week of employment.

Original
material that is to be reproduced using various printing methods. i.e., PDFs, documents, photographs, artwork, product sample, or artist's drawing

Outlook
Microsoft's desktop email and calendar application. It is part of the Office suite and can be used to view email, calendar, contacts, and more.

Outlook 2013

Important: By February 28, 2017, Office 2013 version Office 365 ProPlus is no longer available for installation with an Office 365 subscription. Microsoft will no longer push any updates to Office 2013 suite of applications. Please see the following document for further details: Office 365 - Microsoft Office 2013 path to retirement.

BANNER - Office 365 - Microsoft Office 2013 path to retirement Microsoft Outlook 2013 is an email and calendar client that's available as part of Microsoft's Office suite. It is part of the Office suite for Windows and can be used to view email, calendar, contacts, and more.
Outlook 2016 for Mac
Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac is an email and calendar client that's available as part of Microsoft's Office suite. It is the latest version of Outlook for the Mac OS and can be used to manage email, calendar, contacts, and more.

Outlook Data File (PST)
A Personal Folders file (.pst) is an Outlook data file that stores your messages and other items on your computer. This is the most common file in which information in Outlook is saved by home users or in small organizations. The most common types of accounts are referred to by their Internet protocol names -- POP3 and IMAP. Another type of account is an HTTP or web-based account that works similar to IMAP email accounts. All three account types use a .pst file.

Outlook on the web
Microsoft's service for accessing your Office 365 account via web browser. Log into Outlook on the web. 

Outlook Profile
A profile is what Outlook desktop client uses to remember the e-mail accounts and the settings that tell Outlook which account(s) to connect to and where your e-mail is stored.

Outside ActivityAn outside activity represents a relationship with an entity outside of the UW-Madison which, for the purposes of Conflict of Interest, may overlap with an individual's institutional responsibilities.  An outside activity may involve compensation, leadership, ownership or equity interest in an external entity.

Overlay
transparent cover sheet on artwork often used for instructions