We are hiring Student Technology Assistants for 2018-2019!

The Educational Technology group is looking to hire motivated students to join our Student Technology Assistant program in the Center for Educational Technology in the library. Fill out an application today! Are you looking for an opportunity to learn valuable (and practical!) technical skills while working on meaningful projects? Do you like to help people? Do […]

Trinity College Educational Technology 2018-08-07 13:50:04

At 11:10AM this morning we experienced a major failure of our computer network. All service was restored as of 12:56PM. We are still working to investigate the root cause and create safeguards. Sorry for the inconvenience caused by the lack of network connectivity. — FK

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, […]