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.
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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.
Spartan Sagas: Jennifer Berggren
Media and information sophomore, Jennifer Berggren, explains what it means to her to truly be a Spartan and how she loves her passion for work in film. "I also try to make a diiference with the way that I live, even though it's a small gesture in the community, it really helps in the littlest ways."
Spartan Sagas: Evan Perrault
Evan Perrault, a communication Ph.D student describes his current research project. He is working with Kami Silk, an associate professor in the Communication Arts and Sciences department at MSU, on the links between breast cancer and environmental toxins. His research deals mostly with health communication. When it came to deciding on which Ph.D program, he didn't hesitate when choosing MSU. The MSU faculty worked with Perrault constantly during his accident recovery, making his decision an easy
Spartan Sagas: Jenn Anderson
Jenn Anderson is a Ph.D. candidate in the Communication program at MSU's College of Communication Arts and Sciences. "I would say MSU is really important to me because the communication program has shaped how I understand research and teaching in the discipline. It has given me the tools that I need to be successful in this field." For more information on the Communication doctoral program, please go to http://cas.msu.edu/262-PhD-In-Communication
Motion Equations for Constant Acceleration in One Dimension
The Mayflower Compact - Drive Thru History
This two minute video is an overview of this historic event and the problems that the pilgrims faced and why they signed the Compact. A good overview.
Giant Panda Mother With Newborn
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Giant Panda mother caring for her tiny newborn. 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)
Giant Panda Mother With Infant
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a mother Giant Panda and her infant. The video shows mom holding and keeping baby close. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
United States Marine Corps Judge Advocate Briefing
Law School Speaker Series United States Marine Corps Judge Advocate Briefing October 21, 2010 In this podcast, Major Pete Houtz, SJA United States Marine Corps, talks about the opportunities to serve as a judge advocate for the United States Marine Corps. While serving as a Marine Corp Judge Advocate, you will have the opportunity to [...]