For the most part libraries, especially research libraries, are seen as bastions of knowledge and elitism.
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by Lydia Willoughby, Reference Librarian at Vermont Technical College With recent coverage in Wired Magazine and NYPL’s amazing Stereogranmator, as well as social media wading into the animated waters with SnapChat, Vine and GifBoom, the age of the GIF is here. Hell, it’s even the Oxford English Dictionary’s 2012 Word of the Year! http://storify.com/Willoughbrarian/getting-animated-in-the-library-gifs
Written by Russell Warner. With public education funding coming under increasing scrutiny, it can be difficult for teachers to insure that they are addressing basic educational needs, let alone find the capacity or space in their budgets to do something creative or original. So, like many artists that have chosen to trod the new territory… Read more »
Written by Matthew Windsor, Visiting Librarian at Hendrix College. Austin College Humanities Division faculty recently hosted a Digital Humanities Colloquium, bringing together digital media experts from around the country (and Hong Kong) to facilitate a discussion on the intersection of the digital world with the humanities. For those of you who were unable to attend… Read more »
Written by Daniel Plekhov of Dickinson College. The use of digital media as a pedagogical tool has allowed students the ability to access a virtually unlimited number of resources in a way that was simply not possible with pre-digital media. For those working to create these online digital media tools, it is difficult to fight the temptation… Read more »