You CAN search library databases from off campus!

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You can search library databases from off campus! Just start at the library site: http://go.middlebury.edu/lib.  JSTOR, ebooks, audiobooks, Summon and all of our online journals, magazines and newspapers are there for you…no matter where you are!

When you’re off campus, links that are on library web pages (for example, Research Guides, Summon and the Journals list) will ask you to log in with Midd credentials. It’s as easy as that!

Seniors: Ask a librarian about alumni access to library databases!

Enjoy the summer!

offcampus

Exam Hours at the Libraries

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The Davis Family Library will offer extended hours starting Sunday, May 3rd. We will open at 9 am that day and be open 24 hours through Friday, May 8th, when we will close at the regular 11 pm. Saturday, May 9th will be regular hours, 9 am – 11 pm. 24/7 will resume on Sunday starting at 9 am and the library will close at 8 pm on Tuesday, May 19th.

Armstrong Library maintain regular hours, with extended hours on Friday and Saturday, May 15th and 16th.

Full hours can be found at go/hours.

Scrivener: Software for Writers Workshop

Categories: library, Library Spotlight, libspotlight, middpoints, Post for MiddNotes, Post for MiddPoints, scholarship, software

Write Your Thesis with Scrivener
Library Workshop
Wednesday, April 29th
4:30-5:30pm
Register

library workshopAre you working on a large writing project? Scrivener can help! Scrivener is a software program that breaks down your writing into manageable “chunks,” and brings your research and writing together into a single conceptual workspace.

The library will offer a Scrivener workshop on April 29th at 4:30p.m. Participants will learn how to create a new writing project, how to import existing work, and how to outline, research, and write with Scrivener’s unique features. This workshop is aimed at thesis writers but is open to all members of the College community. For more information on Scrivener and to sign up for the workshop, visit go.middlebury.edu/scrivener.

Reminder: Summer Student Employment and Housing Agreements are due April 17!

Categories: For Students

If you are a Midd student hired to work for Middlebury this summer, a Summer Student Employment and Housing Agreement must be submitted to SEO by April 17th (even if you do not need on campus housing).

Please visit the Student Employment Office Web page to view this summer’s procedures and policies. You can access all necessary forms on this page.

For answers to your questions regarding summer student employment please reference the email sent on Friday, April 3, titled “Answers to Your On Campus Summer Employment Questions”.

Please contact the Student Employment Office with any additional questions at seo@middlebury.edu or X5377.

 

Moodle Maintenance on Friday, March 27th, 2015

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In order to increase the resilience and reliability of our cloud platform we will be conducting network maintenance on 3/27/2015 between 12 a.m. and 5 a.m., EST. During this time sites will be unavailable for extended periods of time.

Sincerely,
Remote-Learner Technical Support

Wireless Update

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You may have noticed that no changes to our wireless networks took place yesterday (3/16).  We are giving people more time to switch from Midd-standard to the new MiddleburyCollege network.  If you haven’t already done so, please take this opportunity to connect your wireless devices to MiddleburyCollege.  If you encounter any difficulties, contact the Technology HelpDesk for assistance.

The following wireless networks are currently available:
* MiddleburyCollege is the new, fast, and secure wireless network.  A Middlebury username and password or guest account is required.
* MCPSK is the new wireless network for the limited devices that cannot connect to the MiddleburyCollege network, including the following:  PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo DS, Kindle, and Nook.
* Midd-standard continues to be available to provide wireless access to campus visitors.
* The eduroam network is available for guests from participating institutions who don’t have Middlebury credentials.

Reduced Library Hours for Spring Recess

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The libraries will have reduced hours for the Spring recess starting Friday, March 20th. Regular hours will resume Monday, March 30th. A full listing of the hours can be found here, or at go/hours.

Please note the libraries will be closed on Thursday, March 26th for in-service.

Moodle Maintenance on Friday, March 6th, 2015

Categories: ITS, Middlebury Community Interest, Post for MiddNotes, Post for MiddPoints

From Remote-Learner:

In order to increase the resilience and reliability of our cloud platform we will be conducting network maintenance on 3/06/2015 between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., EST. During this time sites will be unavailable for extended periods of time.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve your experience.

Sincerely,

Remote-Learner Technical Support

Interested in securing a job on campus this summer?

Categories: For Students

Here are a few high-lights:

Applying for a Job: Jobs will be posted on the SEO website. Students will need to create an account through the online system if they haven’t already. It is recommended to set up your account NOW so you will be ready to apply for jobs as they become available. https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/

All students hired to work for Middlebury between May 20th and September 13th MUST submit a Summer Student Employment and Housing Agreement to SEO by April 17th. Forms are available on the SEO website.

Employment: Students that have not worked on campus before and do not have a blue employment card will need to complete employment forms at SEO before they are eligible to work. See ‘Employment Eligibility’ on the SEO website for additional information.

All summer jobs must conclude by August 14th, the end of Language Schools. Job extensions previously approved by the Student Employment Office are the only exceptions (these will be noted on the job posting).

To be eligible for on campus housing students must be employed by Middlebury College and working at least 30 hours per week.

Weekly Charges: On campus housing is $55 per week and covers housing and activities fees. Summer Student Employees will be housed in Stewart and Starr and will be assigned a room based on availability. The summer meal plan is $60 per week from May 26 through August 15 and includes breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday through Friday and brunch and dinner on the weekend. All meals will be served in Proctor Redfield. Students living on campus when a meal plan is not offered (after Language School commencement) are expected to supply their own meals.

[Note: 2015 graduates may NOT work in a student position and may NOT live in student housing. Please click on job seekers on the College’s home page to see available staff opportunities.]

Please contact student employment with any questions.

Student Employment Office
seo@middlebury.edu
802.443.5377
161 Adirondack View

Multimedia Jobs at Middlebury College – Get paid to learn digital media!!

Categories: Student Activities
Wilson Media Lab in the Davis Family Library. Home to the Digital Media Tutor program.

Wilson Media Lab in the Davis Family Library. Home to the Digital Media Tutor program.

Do the terms instructional technology, digital liberal arts and digital humanities draw your interest? Are you looking for a way to add some multimedia skills to your resume? And most importantly, do you want to see and learn about how you can combine academic work and new media? (Check out the Chronicle’s article about the combination of liberal arts and digital media skills here.)

The Digital Media Tutor program is looking for students who want to learn more about these areas. Extreme technical expertise is not required but a willingness to learn, a professional work ethic, great interpersonal and communication skills and an interest in working with others are all necessary to be successful in this position.

The program has current openings for:

Multimedia Lab Tutor Trainees

This is an introductory position where we teach you the nuts and bolts of digital media development. Learn how to create high quality images, starting with the scanning of slides and photographs, and moving into editing for print and web delivery.  Learn how to capture, edit and render video for DVD and web.

Previous experience is not required.  The tutor trainee position will begin with limited training hours during the spring semester, culminating in a transition to the tutor position (level B) prior to the start of summer. Students interested in applying for this opportunity must be willing to commit to 40 – 50 hours of training during the spring semester and 40 hours per week of work during the majority of the summer break. Priority will be given to applicants who can work for the full summer.

Apply online here: https://go.middlebury.edu/dmttrainee

Please feel free to let me know if you have any questions.

Heather Stafford, hstafford@middlebury.edu

Multimedia/Curricular Technologist