Some Resources on Course Packs & Copyright

On June 27 at noon, Information Services had an initial conversation about course packs. Here are some resources that were mentioned during that conversation: Stanford’s Copyright & Fair Use site, in particular the page on academic coursepacks SensusAccess (file converter for accessibility): http://commons.trincoll.edu/trinedtech/sensusaccess/ Hypothes.is (web annotation tool): https://web.hypothes.is (You can see hypothes.is in action in […]

Kaltura CaptureSpace: Ordering captions

This post describes how to request and edit closed captions from Kaltura, whether you are working in Moodle or in Mediaspace. The captions are machine generated and are typically 70 – 80% accurate, however, the results greatly depend on the clarity and enunciation of the speaker. Turnaround time once captions are requested is typically 5 […]

Trinity Welcomes Christina Bleyer, Director of Special Collections and Archives at Watkinson Library

Information Services is very excited to welcome Christina Bleyer, the new Director of Special Collections and Archives at the Watkinson Library. Christina brings to Trinity a wealth of knowledge and experience managing special collections.   Most recently she was the Head of Special Collections and Senior Archivist for the Benson Latin American Collection at the University […]

10,000 Pre-WWI Postcards Available Online

The Digital Collections and Services Department recently completed digitization of the George Watson Cole collection in the Watkinson Library. The postcard collection is publicly available for view on ArtStor. The collection consists of over 10,000 European postcards depicting pre-WWI England, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Austria, and Belgium; the collection also contains several hundred American postcards, […]

Transferring a course to the new moodle server

Transferring a course to the new moodle server is a straightforward process: create a backup of the course you want to move, download the backup file, and restore it on the new server.  This post details each step. Create a backup Enter your course on moodleprior.trincoll.edu  (moodleprior is the old moodle server, still full of […]

Another Pizza Party Success

Every semester, students expect it. And, every semester, we deliver it! I’m not referring to  research help, of which we provide A LOT. Rather, I’m referring to the Pizza Party Study Break that we host at the end of every semester. Outside of teaching, it’s one of my favorite parts of my job, and I don’t […]

The Educational Technology website has moved!

Please visit our new location at http://edtech.domains.trincoll.edu/. The new site lives on Trinity Domains , a web hosting platform supported by Educational Technology that offers members of the Trinity community the opportunity to learn Web literacy skills, explore meanings of digital identity, and take ownership of their content on the Web.  Contact an Educational Technologist to learn […]

Join Us for SITT: Information Citizenship

May 17, 2018, Digital Scholarship Classroom, LITC 181, 9:00-1:00pm A half-day (drop-ins welcome!) workshop showcasing strategies and workflows for faculty and student engagement with scholarship, collaboration, critical information literacy, and more. Lunch provided! Sponsored by Information Services, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Information Technology in Education Committee Agenda 9:00-9:15 Coffee, tea, and […]

Digital Humanities in/of the Public

  The Digital Scholarship Studio at Trinity College is excited to launch a summer reading group with the theme of “Digital Humanities in/of the Public.” Because it’s the summer, and people will be in different places, it’ll be a virtual reading group, using the annotation tool hypothes.is to talk with one another about the selected […]