Category Archive: Technology Tip

The Story of the Trailing Slash

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[Editor’s note: Everyone who comes to Middlebury College soon becomes familiar with “go links,” a service that allows you to quickly navigate to many Middlebury web pages simply by typing “go/” followed by… Read More

Canvas

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In 2011, when Middlebury College adopted our previous learning management system (LMS) Moodle, we did so with the understanding that this decision would be revisited after 5 years.  While relatively new at the… Read More

Self-Service Booking for Group Studies

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Middlebury students, faculty, and staff can now create their own reservations for the group study (150A-D, lower level) and video viewing rooms (240A-B, main level) in Davis Family Library. With our new booking… Read More

New Print Style for Class Rosters in Course Hub

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Instructors have been able to view class rosters in the Course Hub since 2011, a feature many have used to help learn students’ names or easily look up contact or other information.  However,… Read More

Citations, Courtesy of Summon

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Save yourself the time of typing a bibliography from scratch. Summon (go.middlebury.edu/summon) can create citations for you. When you click on the small arrow to the right of each title in a Summon… Read More

3D Printing Workshop

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Seven members of the campus community gathered for an introduction to the college’s 3D printing technology this week. The printer (a MakerBot Replicator) buzzed and whirred throughout the workshop, printing out the initials… Read More

Google Scholar

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Many researchers find Google Scholar to be a useful, user-friendly tool for searching for scholarly content. You can make it even more useful by customizing it to provide full-text access to the library… Read More

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