The annual Innovative Users Group conference was held in San Francisco April 23-26. Three from Middlebury attended. Here are some of the highlights from my perspective. More
The annual Innovative Users Group conference was held in San Francisco April 23-26. Three from Middlebury attended. Here are some of the highlights from my perspective. More →
Until May 14, we have access to three Chinese history collections:
China: Culture and Society
Spanning three centuries (1750-1929), this resource makes available rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library’s Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. In addition, China: Culture and Society features a host of secondary resources, including scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, mini guides, and editors’ choices from the collection.
China: Trade, Politics and Culture 1793-1980
This digital collection offers English-language sources relating to China and the West, 1793-1980, including: papers of key individuals involved in the Chinese Maritime Customs service; papers of missionaries active in all regions of China; fully searchable run of the Chinese Recorder, 1867-1941, and more.
Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980
The complete British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan during these decades of 1919-1980. The documents cover politics, industry, trade and cultural affairs and include eyewitness accounts, weekly and monthly summaries, and economic assessments and synopses on leading Chinese personalities.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or your liaison with comments please.
A to Z maps online provides 100,000s of royalty-free, downloadable maps for academic and non-commercial use.
We have free access until June 15th. Let us know what you think – email email@example.com or your liaison.
We have received the following from the folks at Summon:
the Summon service has experienced interruptions in service. We are aware of the issue and actively working to resolve it. We will follow up again once we have more detail.
It just took well over a minute to get the search screen when I typed “go/summon” in an address bar. I did a very simple search a couple of minutes ago and the connection timed out. A comment to this post will be added when we become aware that service is restored.
The Middlebury College community has 30 days to evaluate the usefulness of the Oxford History of Western Music . Fascinating text and images including scores,
If Famous Websites Were People
What would the LIS Blog act like? Comments, please.
Blog censorship by threat of lawsuit: Posts removed...
Merchandising the Circ Desk: the importance of visual cues: “… The lesson: put your stuff on display. Just like in a jewelry store or a bakery, seeing sells. Make it visible to the people who need it see it. Shape an encounter that encourages browsing. …”
“Experience the thrill of live theatre brought directly to your teaching space” through Digital Theatre Plus. We have trial access to this through April 13th. At this time, only username-password access is provided. (Campus-wide access should be available by the time we decide whether to purchase.) If you would like login credentials, please send an email from a middlebury.edu email account to firstname.lastname@example.org.