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The dev team continues to support the library and college by adding new and exciting features to our tech-ecosystem and keeping all our systems and services running and updated.Library App Relaunched: Our biggest push this semester was updating the TC Library app and relaunching it on the App Store and
Our Work: The development team at Gottesman Libraries has continued to support the library and various digital endeavors at Teachers College during the Spring 2020 semester. Our efforts this semester included identifying ways to streamline our services, enhancing our digital products based on new requirements, keeping our systems and technology updated and running, reduce operational costs, and expand our reach and offerings throughout Teachers College. Some of these efforts are listed below -Library Web...
[Fairlight II Page R by Clusternote, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons]As we've evolved as a society and our art has followed, the foundations of music education have remained both consistent and traditional. The structure of music allows for us to bridge time and place by communicating within a uniquely universal language of notation, rhythms and key signatures. The way...
Although I was a music student for most of my academic life, I never studied an important branch of my focus: music education. From middle school through college, the music programs at my schools focused heavily on performance and music theory. Since graduating, I've become deeply immersed in the non-academic world of music as a touring musician, songwriter, producer and mixing engineer. When I'm not doing these things, I'm ...
The term ‘infodemic’ is so new to the lexicon that it appears as a mere suggestion in the Collins Unabridged English Dictionary online. Among its first published appearances is in a United Nations Health News story on February 4, 2020:
The term disinformation, according to Merriam-Webster first known to have been used in 1939, has gained wide currency in the age of COVID-19. The response to the outbreak, according to
After Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement on Sunday that NYC Public Schools will be closed from now until April 20, the city’s teachers are moving into the largely uncharted territory of reaching students at home. The practice of remote or distance learning is common in higher education and has also been utilized in secondary education environments, but has not be...
Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative Interfaces - one of the largest legacy library software companies in the world. Founded in 1978 in Berkeley, California, Innovative has developed many Integrated Library System (ILS) products including Sierra, Polaris, and Millennium. In use in academic, public, law, and medical libraries, the reach and influence of Innovative's software in the library automation industry cannot be understated.“I am excited ...
Note: This post is part of an ongoing project on Autotaggging [1] TCR content that is being done by the research team.Previous posts in the series1- A case for Autotagging - Does Machine learning know better about your work than you? Link [2]
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