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Mobile Princeton is Coming: Get out Your Smartphones!

For reunions last year, OIT created a special web site tailored for the small mobile devices that are now proliferating in the marketplace, cell phones with web browsers, iPhones, Blackberries, and the like. The experiment...

Princeton University's Broadcast Center: First Cuts

The new Peter B. Lewis Library contains a new OIT-operated Broadcast Center with a high definition video studio that features a green room with a 65 inch LCD screen, a professional audio recording studio,...

Creative Commons: Guilt-Free Reuse of Others' Work

Modern copyright law guarantees authors full rights over their work even without the inclusion of the © copyright notice. “All rights reserved” gives authors (for the length of their lives plus 70 years) the...

Gold Award for Outreach Efforts

The integrated outreach effort centered on the Lunch ‘n Learn Information Technology seminars has just received a gold medal for Best Practices in Communications in the 2009 CASE II Accolades Awards. CASE, the Council...

Das Café: Technology in the Language Classroom

Two technology-driven projects at Princeton are improving teaching and learning in beginning German. Jamie Rankin, coordinator of language teaching and pedagogy and a senior lecturer in the department since 1991, introduced both approaches at...

OnTour @ The Peter B. Lewis Library: The Broadcast and New Media Centers

In addition to the Science Library, the new Peter B Lewis Library will contain a new OIT-operated Broadcast Center. The center’s HD video studio will assist University professors to be interviewed live on major...

Tuning In or Tuning Out? The New World of Digital TV

Since the early days of television, one of the principle challenges has been to deliver transmissions of high quality video with consistency. Throughout the world, several video standards, notably PAL, SECAM, and NTSC have attempted...

The Joys and Ploys of Little Toys

Doug Dixon, Manifest Technology, returned to Princeton to exhibit the hottest, miniature technological wonders in the electronic marketplace, notably media players, communication devices, and audio accessories. On his web site, Dixon maintains a technology blog...

The Sporting Edge: IT Tools for Winning Soccer

Last year, Princeton ranked 35th in the Sears Director’s Cup standings, a list that reflects success in all intercollegiate sports. Princeton’s ranking is remarkable in no small part because the university is the only...

Video on Demand at Princeton

For the past six years, OIT’s Language Resource Center has offered a Video on Demand service that permits faculty to integrate film into their teaching. The service permits faculty to submit requests for full...

Clickers in the Classroom

At OIT’s Lunch ‘n Learn seminar on February 7, Janet Temos, the Director of OIT’s Educational Technologies Center and Joshua Rabinowitz, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, demonstrated the use...

Content Protection and Digital Rights management: Accessing your Media in the Digital Home

At the November 29 Lunch ‘n Learn, Doug Dixon (Manifest Technology) presented “Content Protection and Digital Rights management: Accessing your Media in the Digital Home.” Imagine having a comprehensive library of music and movies....

UC Berkeley offers courses and symposia through Google Video

Yasmin Anwar, Media Relations BERKELEY - In another innovative move to share its intellectual treasures with the public, the University of California, Berkeley, announced today (Tuesday, Sept. 26) that it is delivering educational content, including...

Yale University to post courses on Web for free

BOSTON (Reuters) - Yale University said on Wednesday it will offer digital videos of some courses on the Internet for free, along with transcripts in several languages, in an effort to make the elite private...

Portable Media: Fun Players and Phones

At the Lunch ‘n Learn seminar on March 15, Douglas Dixon demonstrated dozens of small portable storage devices, media players, and multi-function devices. Mr. Dixon is a technology consultant with Manifest Technology, the Editor-in-Chief...

Dean Maria Klawe: "The Truth About Females and Computing"

In a special March 1 Lunch ‘n Learn presentation, Dr. Maria Klawe, dean of Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, presented Gender, Lies and Video Games: The Truth about Females and Computing. The event...

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