Stanford IT services is now providing a video conferencing solution for the entire university--for free! Stanford has partnered with Blue Jeans to offer this service. Many in the Stanford community have become very familiar with using Skype and Google Hangouts. These tools have a number of limitations and Blue Jeans is, by far, a much better video conferencing service compared with these competitors.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
SUL has the following new position this week:
For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.
University IT is tremendously excited to let you know that the lynda.com service is now available for free at Stanford.
Thanks in part to the generous support many campus partners, Stanford faculty, staff, and students can start using this highly-respected service to spur their learning and development, as well as get just-in-time help on subjects that include business, design, digital media, web development, and so much more. There are over 3,000 titles "chunked" into short topic-based videos that your colleagues can access at their convenience, 24x7.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
For the third year in a row, Stanford Libraries opens nominations for the Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries (SPIRL), a prize to recognize and celebrate innovation through programs, projects, and new or improved services that benefits users. The deadline for entries is January 16, 2015.