Category Archives: Technology

Innovation: A Library / Technology Hierarchy of Needs

I’ve wanted to post on this topic since 2012, but never got around to it until now.  Back then I was a co-investigator on the MISO Survey team.  If you aren’t familiar with the MISO Survey, go, check it out, … Continue reading

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Classroom Master Plan 2.0

I’m excited: after several years of work, the University of Richmond has released its second Classroom Master Plan.  Our original plan was developed in 2004, and among the goals was the standardization of resources in classrooms across campus.  This made … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE 2015

It’s been a couple of years, but I am happy to be attending EDUCAUSE 2015 in October.  In addition to catching up with friends, I’m looking forward to a number of sessions, including: ALT Lab: A Teaching-Learning Center for the … Continue reading

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Information Not Affirmation

For those of us working in higher education information technology, summer is not down time.  Summer is a mad dash to update everything, to report on what we accomplished over the last year, and to make our plans for the … Continue reading

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Should We Go Google? Google Apps Experience

Michael Pickett, CIO at Brown convened the session.. The session was not a presentation, but a discussion. Brown was one of the first institutions to implement Google Apps for faculty, staff, and students. Question: Why consider Google Apps? (versus Microsoft … Continue reading

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ArtSTOR Shared Shelf

Middlebury’s Story & Goals Middlebury was under no illusion that they would ever have a single source for image information, but their goals were: Reduce number of systems to a more reasonable number Establish methods for exchange within campus & … Continue reading

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The New Library Web Site

Andy Morton, along with others in the Library, and Eric Palmer and the Web Services group have just this morning launched the new University of Richmond Library web site.  As Andy mentioned in a message on Twitter this morning, it’s … Continue reading

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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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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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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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