Monthly Archives: March 2009

Updating the MISO Survey

This past Thursday and Friday the MISO Survey team met to work on revisions to the survey instrument.  This is something the survey team does every two years to keep the survey up to date.  Since we value the ability … Continue reading

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Kenji Yoshino – Covering

Kenji Yoshino, author of the book Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights, came to campus last week.  Yoshino is a professor at the NYU School of Law.  He’s currently writing a book on Shakesepare and the law, which … Continue reading

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University of Virginia to Close Computer Labs

Chris Faigle sent along an article from our local NBC station that UVA plans to close most of its public computing labs by the summer of 2011.  It’s a fiscal decision in a rough economy, with a stated rationale that … Continue reading

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U. of Michigan Press Reorganizes as a Unit of the Library

The Chronicle has an article this week on the University of Michigan Press becoming a part of the Library.  Scholarly publishing continues to change quickly in this economy. “It removes the bottom line on a book-by-book basis,” he said. “Basically … Continue reading

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Rights Clash on YouTube, and Videos Disappear

This morning’s New York Times has an article on copyright and YouTube.  Warner Music and YouTube have an agreement that has YouTube pulling down content from their servers even when it seems the posted videos are within Fair Use guidelines. … Continue reading

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World Builder

World Builder from Bruce Branit on Vimeo. Someday Second Life or its successor might be like this. Thanks to NMC Virtual Worlds for calling attention to this video.

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