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Archive for April, 2007

U Wisconsin Expands Content Management to 7 Campuses …The University of Wisconsin recently expanded its licensing agreement with Xythos, developer of content management software, to include seven campuses… …According to Xythos, the content management technology was used to create My WebSpace for faculty to manage research projects and share materials for the classroom. Other ways […]

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IT Literacy

Report Profiles IT Training at U.S. Universities “Dublin, Ireland-based research firm Research and Markets has released a new report that tracks how various institutions of higher learning in the United States are trying to improve the computer literacy of their faculty and students.” Some universities’ approaches: 1) design a major that is more than IT […]

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Workshop on Research and Training Perspectives on the Canadian Digital Information Strategy http://www.gin-ebsi.umontreal.ca/stra_num/index1.htm The blog for discussion and postings on these topics is at: http://blogues.ebsi.umontreal.ca/stra_num/ “The aim of this meeting is to discuss and integrate the academic perspective on digital information and also to present both Canadian and Québec major projects in this field…This workshop […]

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Fully Online Book: Computing in Humanities Education: A European Perspective http://helmer.hit.uib.no/AcoHum/book/ Edited by: Koenraad de Smedt, Hazel Gardiner, Espen Ore, Tito Orlandi, Harold Short, Jacques Souillot, William Vaughan Chapters include: 1. Introduction 2. European studies on formal methods in the humanities 3. European studies on textual scholarship and humanities computing 4. European studies on computational […]

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Outsourcing CMS in Iowa 4/18/2007 By Linda L Briggs The Iowa Community College Online Consortium (ICCOC), made up of seven community colleges, is using an outsourced learning management system to offer its online courses to students across Iowa. The learning management system, eCollege, is specifically designed for managing online learning programs, and helps makes course […]

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Extreme Markup Languages®: a friendly, technically challenging, intensive, thought-provoking, argumentative, welcoming, obstreperous conference on markup, managing information, and information structures THE MARKUP THEORY & PRACTICE CONFERENCE August 7-10, 2007 Montréal, Canada http://www.extrememarkup.com/ Extreme is the leading international conference on markup theory and practice. If you have interesting markup applications, difficult markup problems, or intriguing solutions […]

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Ockham Alerting Service http://alert.ockham.org/ Ockham Alerting Service is a current awareness service based on National Science Foundation Digital Library content. It demonstrates a standards-based method for collecting content, providing access to it, and disseminating it on a regular basis in the form of an alerting service. The method includes: 1. identifying OAI repositories with content […]

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