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FNLCR-OMAL Microscope Scheduling Instructions

Instructions for accessing and using the FNLCR OMAL Microscope Calendar via a Web Browser

These instructions have been tested on Windows using Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 12.0, and Google Chrome and on Macintosh using Firefox 12, Google Chrome, and Safari 5.0.6Internet Explorer 9 will give additional features not available in the other browsers listed.

  • To begin  – enter the following link in your browser  This will take you to the normal NIH Web Mail web page.
  • Login using your NIH username and password. This will take you to the FNLCR OMAL Confocal Microscope Calendar.
  • You should be taken to the inbox of the OMAL calendar. Click on the Calendar object in the upper left-hand corner.
  • Below and on the left you will see a section called My Calendars with a list of the individual Microscope calendars.  Click on the calendar for the Microscope on which you wish to schedule time.
  • The window or tab of your browser should now indicate the name of the calendar you on which you have chosen to reserve time.
  • On the left, use the Calendar to select the day on which you wish to reserve time.
  • Click the New Appointment button right beneath the search box near the top of the browser window.
  • In the subject line, put your Name and a contact phone number to designate the appointment as yours.  Indicate the start and end times with the pull-down menus.
  • Type any additional notes in the box below the Attachments link.
  • Click the Save and Close button immediately below the “Find Someone” search box.
  • Verify that your appointment appears on the calendar in the time slot that you specified.
  • Click Log Out in the upper right hand corner of the browser window.

This completes the steps needed to schedule time for using an FNLCR-OMAL Microscope.

Page last updated November 20, 2012 @ 3:58 pm