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The Productive Scholar: OpenScholar: Personal Websites for Scholars

Topic: OpenScholar: Personal Websites for ScholarsOpenScholar-Logo
Speakers: Angel Brady, Ben Johnston

Time: Thursday, October 9, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: New Media Center (NMC), 130 Lewis Library, First Floor

Slides from this session are available here:

OpenScholar is a website building and content management tool available to faculty and graduate students for hosting professional profile sites. OpenScholar sites can contain biographies, CVs, course lists, publications, blog entries, and event listings. An owner of a site does not need to know code or web development tools to edit and use the site. A user only needs to a web browser to edit the site. OpenScholar is hosted by Web Development Services in Princeton’s Office of Information Technology.

To check out OpenScholar, and set up your account prior to the workshop, visit Princeton’s OpenScholar webpage.

Speakers
Angel Brady is an Academic Systems Support and Training Specialist in Academic Technology Services in OIT. She provides support for Princeton’s Blackboard service, OpenScholar, and Princeton’s WordPress blogs. Previously, she was an Educational Technologist at the Humanities Resource Center at Princeton University. Prior to coming to Princeton, she was an Instructional Technologist and Training Specialist at Rider University. She earned her Master’s of Science in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Ben Johnston is currently Humanities Computing Specialist at Princeton University’s Center for Digital Humanities.  Ben has over fifteen years’ experience working with faculty to integrate technology into teaching, learning, and research at Princeton University’s Educational Technology Center in the Office of Information Technology, Bryn Mawr College, and Columbia University’s Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning. Ben holds a Masters degree in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University.

The Productive Scholar: Introduction to OpenScholar, 10/3, 12noon

Topic: Introduction to OpenScholar
Speaker: Angel Brady

Time: Thursday, October 3, 12noon – 1:00pm
Location: HRC Classroom, Room 012, Lower Level, East Pyne

OpenScholar is a website building and content management tool for professionals in academia. OpenScholar lets you easily create and manage a highly dynamic, powerful, and customizable site, with an easy-to-use interface and a look-and-feel that is uniquely yours. The creation tools in OpenScholar are designed to be easy to use by those with all levels of technical expertise. Attendees are encouraged to request an account 24 hrs in advance of the session at http://scholar.princeton.edu so they can follow along with the presentation.

About the Speaker:
Angel Brady
is an Educational Technologist at the Humanities Resource Center (HRC) at Princeton University. Prior to coming to Princeton, she was an Instructional Technologist and Training Specialist at Rider University. She earned her Master’s of Science in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Productive Scholar: OpenScholar-Personal Websites for Scholars

openscholar-logoIn this Productive Scholar Session, Angel Brady of the Educational Technologies Center, presented OpenScholar, an OIT-supported web page creation service that allows for faculty and graduate students to create personal, professional academic sites.  OpenScholar can host personal CVs, current publications and information about past and current research. The OpenScholar system is very easy to use and is focused on the types of information presented on academic profile websites. Continue reading

Screencast: Changing Your Front page Layout and Theme in OpenScholar Beta 14.

We recently updated OpenScholar to Beta version 14. With this change comes a few feature changes we’ll discuss in this screencast. This screencast will show you how to change the front page layout using the Layout feature and not the Front feature and how to change your theme and the relationship between the theme and the layout and how your layout widgets get affected when you change your theme.