NEH & Mellon Announce Pilot Grant Program to Digitize Out of Print Books in Humanities and Make Them Available With CC License (From infoDOCKET / Library Journal)
Experimental Meadowhawk Module Featured in Mercedes-Benz’s CES Concept Car – Embedded into the console, Leap Motion’s Meadowhawk modules allow drivers to access an experimental natural user interface.
CES 2015: Five big 3D printing trends to shape the year ahead – When it comes to 3D printing, the theme of 2015 is simple: make it useful. The last couple years has been exciting for fans of the technology and people in the industry, as it has developed so rapidly it has been hard to keep up with.
Wed. Sept. 3rd, noon – 1pm, Davis Family Library Computer Lab (DFL 105) – lower level. Drop-ins welcome or sign-up online (use the last box to tell us if there is something specific you want covered).
Description: Bring your lunch to the library and learn about what we have to offer you and your family. We’ll introduce you to library services and resources available to Midd users and their families and show you how to search MIDCAT, the library catalog, and Summon (our “search everything” tool) to discover resources like books, articles, films, eBooks, audiobooks, and more. Learn how to access news and popular magazines online as well as find online resources aimed at all ages. Questions will be answered throughout the session.
LIS Workshop: Library Services & Resources at Middlebury
Wed, 5/28, 2:00 – 3:00 pm Davis Family Library 105 Computing Lab (lower level)
We’ll introduce you to library services and resources available to Midd users and show you how to search MIDCAT, the library catalog, and Summon (our “search everything” tool) to discover resources like books, articles, films, eBooks, audiobooks, and more. Learn how to access news and popular magazines online as well as find online resources aimed at all ages.
Website Maintenance Work Session
Thu, 5/29, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Davis Family Library 105 Computing Lab (lower level)
Do you maintain a website in Drupal, WordPress, MediaWiki (wiki), or Moodle? Bring your work to this session and we’ll have staff on-hand to help you with any questions as you update or create your site. This is not a formal workshop; we will answer questions and problems as they come up. Work sessions will be staffed on a rotating basis by representatives from each of the following areas: Web Application Development, Curricular Technology, and User Services.
Sign up online or visit http://go.middlebury.edu/lisworkshops to view the full workshop schedule.
Whether you are a student who is trying to figure out whether to register to vote in Vermont or your “home state” and how, or someone who hasn’t registered or needs to transfer their voting registration, the Voting Registration Guide
has information to help you. It also includes resources to help you get up-to-date on issues.
The VT Department of Libraries website currently has a list of organizations and links that can help both libraries and the public with post-Irene information. It includes information for those affected, and for those who wish to volunteer.