We recently gathered the usage numbers (visits) to any Library Link page from Carmen courses for the 2011-12 academic year. When compared to the previous years, we found a 257% increase in usage. This is phenomenal! Below are the numbers for overall number of visits by school year since we began in the 2009-10 academic …Read more at the full article: Carmen Library Link Use Increases
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“Who owns the work I create?”
“How do I know if a work is copyrighted?”
“What is fair use and how can I tell when it applies?”
“Can I use someone else’s work to make a new work of my own?”
These are some of the questions that come up when students, faculty, and staff create text, video, or …Read more at the full article: Copyright, Fair Use, and Ownership (09/19/2012)
The Ohio State University Libraries’ Teaching and Learning Office, in collaboration with the Office of First Year Experience and the Office of Undergraduate Studies, has developed an online game to orient all new first year students and their families to the University Libraries prior to their arrival on campus. The project had a minimal budget, …Read more at the full article: Game-based Learning: Head Hunt (06/27/2012)
What is the KB?
The Knowledge Bank (KB) is OSU’s digital institutional repository, and is a joint venture of the University Libraries and the Office of the Chief Information Officer. The purpose of the KB is to preserve the digital intellectual output of the university and make it accessible online. The KB is built on DSpace, …Read more at the full article: OSU’s Knowledge Bank – Preserving Ohio State’s Digital Intellectual Output
Last month, the University Libraries fully launched its new Information Literacy Toolkit. Recent studies have demonstrated that students today lack critical research skills despite having unprecedented access to information. The toolkit was designed in response to those gaps and more to “enhance the teaching of information literacy on our campus and to support faculty efforts …Read more at the full article: InfoLit Toolkit
The renovation of Thompson Library is not news. However, as part of the renovation, there are three new spaces available to the librarians for classes, training, and meetings that have a SMART Podium. Despite how easy the devices are to use: pick up a pen, select a color, and write, there was no training provided …Read more at the full article: SMART Librarians
The University of Pennsylvania Libraries is very pleased to announce our digital case stories about student created video projects are now ready for viewing. This project began with an informal faculty conversation in March 2008 and has grown quite a bit since then, partly through collaborations that started at the NMC (New Media Consortium) annual …Read more at the full article: Student Created Video Projects at U Penn
Open access publishing is a movement that encourages making scholarly resources more freely available over the internet. Open Access Week is a global event where members of the academic and research community teach, learn, and share information about this publishing model. This year, University Libraries and the Prior Health Sciences Library at Ohio State University will celebrate Open Access Week 2010 with programming throughout the week October 18-22.
The Digital Media Collective’s Intellectual Property Interest Group kicks off with a discussion of recent cases and controversies in intellectual property related to higher education at 11:00am on May 11, in Thompson Library Room 165. Trisha Davis from the University Libraries’ Copyright Help Center and Anne Gilliland from the Health Sciences Copyright Management Office will …Read more at the full article: Digital Media Collective Kicks off Intellectual Property Interest Group
A forum on how university structures of promotion and tenure can meet the challenge of assessing faculty digital media projects.