Category Archives: Lecture

Ohio on iTunes U

The State of Ohio has launched an iTunes site that is designed “to share educational resources, professional development materials, and student videos which have been produced by members of higher education, the K-12 community, and community partners free of charge … Continue reading

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Free Online Courses from Great Universities

Free Online Courses from Great Universities is a collection of lecture podcasts organized by topic; organized by Open Culture. found via Open Access News

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Zotero program on OPAL

Zotero is a fantastic example of how open source can transform not only software development, but organization of information as well.  The potential of this citation management web-browser add-on to transform learning and research is tremendous.  If you haven’t tried … Continue reading

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Two Essays by Eric Lease Morgan

I have run into two essays by Eric Lease Morgan this week that paint an excellent picture of today’s challenges for library technology and possible future solutions within our reach: Catalog Collectivism : XC and the Future of Library Search … Continue reading

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BookTour is a new web site devoted to author readings, signings, etc.  It is very flexible, allowing you to search by author, area, and book.  It allows you to browse by genre, and even provides a link on the authors … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins Open Courseware translated to Chinese

The open coursework offered by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been translated into Chinese and made available for study in China. The effort was headed by Lucifer Chu (perhaps best known for translating The Lord of the … Continue reading

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LiS Radio

The University of Missouri – Columbia is hosting a plethora of webcasts of interest to library-type people under the banner of LiS Radio. These range from interviews to classes, from conversations to meetings.  Browse their site and see what there … Continue reading

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Beyond Freakonomics

Interested in a one-hour Princeton lecture by Steven Levitt, author of Freakonomics?  Here you go!  (you may want to save the .asx file to your desktop, then play it from there). from ResourceShelf

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