2014 Otis Donghia Designer-in-Residence: Joep van Lieshout
DONGHIA MASTER CLASS Joep van Lieshout, 2014 Donghia Designer-in-Residence, led a master class project for a self-sustaining live/work community in Amsterdam. In collaboration with Caroline Prisse, thirteen Architecture/Landscape/Interiors students participate in this one-week studio to reconfigure the Tetterode Glass Studio, Amsterdam, into a communitiy of the future with its own resources for food, water, etc. Funding for this master class is provided by the Angelo Donghia Foundation. www.ot
By filling out a simple web-form, users can create a slideshow from Harvard-owned visual resources for which a version is stored within DRS and a description exists within a Harvard Library catalog. Core features: Images are automatically imported or referenced from DRS; captions are automatically derived from catalog records; captions are linked to their corresponding the catalog records; the service is available to everyone.
Building Learning Communities
Learning communities (“LCs”) involve collaboration, not only across academic departments, but across other institutional resources that serve student needs. Departments such as academic affairs, student development, and the library offer services and skills that contribute to the mission of learning communities and to students’ experience of higher education. This workbook is intended to guide you through the challenge of building or strengthening a learning community.
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Straw-Coloured Fruit Bat--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Straw-Coloured Fruit Bats in their natural environment. Students will enjoy seeing the close up views of these bats roosting on rock walls and under a beautiful waterfall. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Short " A" Song - Hooked on Phonics
A catchy rock and roll song accompanies this animated cartoon video from "Hooked on Phonics". It focuses on the short vowel "a." (:45)
When solutions of two different densities meet, the lower density (less dense) solution will move on top of the higher density (more dense) solution, resulting in a layering or stratification of the solutions. Density is an important feature of seawater since many physical and biological processes are affected by it, such as moving heat around the globe influencing climate and feeding and reproduction by marine organisms.
IMPACT Speaker - Andrew Wolk
This IMPACT Speaker Series event features Andrew Wolk, a leading social innovator and pioneering teacher of social entrepreneurship. In the talk, Wolk discusses the importance of social impact markets and the necessity of true social innovation to address persistent social problems.
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Highbrow: a Textual Annotation Browser
Highbrow is an interactive web-based visualization that plots the density of annotations from multiple sources (including dynamic full-text search) onto literary works. It provides a quick, high level overview of the areas of the text that are of most interest to different commentators or contain certain search terms, and then shows increasingly detailed information about these regions as the user zooms in.
Inscriptio allows eligible patrons to apply for their preferred carrel based on a map of locations and current availability similar to an airline seating choice map. A wait list would also be maintained using this tool with information being automatically sent to patrons when their match was confirmed.
Library Application Collaboration, Development Tools and Resources
Research and discussions among the library application development community with the aim of improving internal collaboration and the provision of ongoing support, sustaining engineering, and specialized development support services.
QR Codes in the Library: A Window to Online Research Services
QR Codes in the Library is a pilot project in the Loeb Music Library, which will result in a "best practices" guide for use across the Harvard Library, linking materials in the stacks with on-line resources, via smartphone. By posting QR codes in specific subject areas of the stacks, smartphone users can instantly access relevant research guides and other library information services.
TagTeam: Enhanced Social Tagging For Classification and Current Awareness
TagTeam is a middleware tagging hub for the Open Access Tracking Project. The hub will collect feeds from any tagging service, braid them together, improve them in various ways, and then produce output feeds to which readers could subscribe.
Wolbach UX is gesture and touch-based technology adapted for scientific use at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) John G. Wolbach Library.
Yana: An Open Source Template for Scholarly Journals to Develop Mobile Applications
Yāna is a light-weight, modular, open source template within which publishers can develop their own mobile applications for open access journals.
Zone 1: First stage preservation storage for digital content
Zone 1 provides an easy-to-use first line of preservation service for use by anyone at Harvard for any digital content.
Plastics at GRCC
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An Evening with Christian Parenti
SFU Woodward's and the Vancity Office of Community Engagement presented Tropic of Chaos: An Evening with Christian Parenti. Christian Parenti is a contributing editor at The Nation, a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute, and a visiting scholar at the City University of New York. He has a Ph.D. in sociology from the London School of Economics. The author of Lockdown America, The Soft Cage, and The Freedom. Parenti has written for Fortune, The New York Times, Los Angeles Tim
Spartan Sagas: Laeeq Khan
Laeeq Khan is currently a Ph.D. student in the Media and Information Studies program at MSU's College of Communication Arts and Sciences.