Creating LinkedIn Learning Collections

Trinity subscribes to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), a vast library of videos that teach everything from soft skills to software. Anyone from the Trinity community can learn new skills and concepts in bite-sized modules. LinkedIn Learning videos can offer several pedagogical benefits, including: Providing concepts in an alternative medium Accessible content: nearly all content is […]

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A new way we acquire books

by Lorraine Huddy, CTW Librarian for Collaborative Projects The libraries at Trinity College and its CTW partners, Connecticut College and Wesleyan University, are now using Evidence-Based Acquisitions (a.k.a. EBA).  We implemented this model with well-known content providers including JSTOR, Project Muse, and most recently, Oxford University Press. How does EBA work?  The publisher/vendor grants access […]

Wall Street Journal current issues now available

The Library now has a site license for the Wall Street Journal (wsj.com).  All users must create an individual account in order to access the content.  Once they have activated an account, they will have access to WSJ, WSJ+, WSJ newsletters and podcasts.  Users may also download the app for mobile devices. Any questions may […]

Logging in to Skype for Business on mobile/mac

For getting started with Skype for Business, including how to install it on Windows, read Getting Started with Skype for Business at Trinity. In order to login to Skype for Business on many mobile and MacOS apps, you will need both your full first.lastname@trincoll.edu address and password, AND, under “Advanced options,” your shorter username@trincoll.edu filled […]

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Changes to Kanopy Film Streaming Library

In July the Trinity Library switched from an instant access model to a mediated access model for the Kanopy Film Streaming Library.  While the immediate access to films in Kanopy was very appealing, rapid increases in use and associated costs made the service financially unsustainable for the library. Trinity is not alone in this: other […]

Jump Start 2019

On Tuesday, August 27, Information Services will host Faculty Jumpstart Day, co-sponsored by CTL. Faculty Jumpstart Day is an opportunity to polish your syllabus, fine-tune assignments, get help with Moodle and other technology, and collaborate in short one-on-one appointments with librarians, instructional technologists, and representatives from the Writing and Rhetoric program, the Aetna Quantitative Center, […]

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Introducing Kaltura Capture

Kaltura streaming video has replaced its lightweight screencast tool, CaptureSpace, with a new tool called Kaltura Capture. The new tool provides many of the same functions as CaptureSpace, but is more streamlined and easy to use. Use the Kaltura Capture tool to create on-the-fly screencasts and presentations. Once uploaded to the “My Media” library, you […]

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Save the Date! Faculty Jumpstart Day (8/27)

On Tuesday, August 27th, Information Services will host Faculty Jumpstart Day in partnership with CTL, the Writing and Rhetoric program, the Aetna Quantitative Center, Student Accessibility Services, and the Liberal Arts Action Lab. Faculty Jumpstart Day is an opportunity to polish your syllabus, fine-tune assignments, get help with Moodle and other technology, and collaborate with […]

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Learn Digital Tools in Summer Studio

The Research, Instruction, Technology (RIT) staff are hosting a series of Summer Studio events designed to offer the opportunity to learn more about digital scholarship and to experiment with digital tools. All are welcome, and there is no prior experience necessary. Please add these future summer studio dates to your calendar. Each meeting will focus […]