Looking to add a little technology to your library skills? Faculty and graduate students are invited to attend Library Day Thursday, Feb. 18, in Hale Library. Classes cover topics such as:
- Customizing your laptop to get the most out of your library experience
- Using databases such as ARTstor, Naxos Music Library, and LexisNexis Congressional to enhance your teaching and scholarship
- Using RefWorks to manage all your bibliographies online
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Don’t forget to mark your calendar for K-State Libraries’ brownbag webinar, Music, Movies & Online Media: Fair Use Do’s & Don’ts for Higher Ed at noon-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in Hale 301.
There is no charge to attend. No reservations are required, but seating is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. Bring your lunch and join your colleagues for this practical and interesting webinar. See last week’s article for the specifics, or contact Beth Turtle (email@example.com) or Marcia Stockham (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Hale Library for more information.
Have you ever wondered exactly what constitutes Fair Use in your classroom? The increased use of music and movies for educational purposes can make these determinations confusing. Join K-State Libraries for a 60-minute brownbag webinar, Music, Movies & Online Media: Fair Use Do’s & Don’ts for Higher Ed at noon-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in Hale 301. Highlights of the webinar include:
- How to avoid copyright violations when using DVDs and CDs
- Guidelines for applying fair use law to music and movies
- Keys to handling personal and institutional liability issues
- What your rights are for copying DVDs, CDs, movies, and video clips
- Fair Use and YouTube videos in the classroom
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A quick reference guide with suggestions for alternatives to face-to-face lectures, homework, class discussions and more is available online at www.k-state.edu/infotech/helpdesk/contingencyplan.pdf (PDF) . The document was prepared by iTAC to assist faculty with alternatives should class disruptions occur due to the H1N1 flu virus.
K-State will be one of seven host sites for the Colleague to Colleague (C2C) 2009 Spring Forum, which will be C2C’s first-ever videoconference. It will be 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, in Dole Hall Electronic Classroom on the K-State campus. Participants do not need to register, but should RSVP to Susan Zvacek (email@example.com), C2C chair, if they plan to attend the K-State site or any of the other host locations (see list below).
|Friday, April 3
||C2C videoconference sessions
||Semantic Web (Web 3.0): The Platform, the Promise, and the Potential for Education and Instruction (Jim Van Horn, University of Central Missouri)
||Copyright Issues (presenter TBA)
||Lunch (on your own)
||Intensive Course Re-Development for Bb (Doug Golick, Toshi Urata, University of Kansas)
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