News & Updates

Zoom Tips for Faculty
August 28, 2020

Below are a few helpful reminders and Zoom tips that we hope can improve your teaching experience this semester.

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Physical Distancing and Remote Computer Access
August 26, 2020

You may have noticed that many Macintosh computers have been removed and many Windows computers are missing keyboards and mice. 

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Burke Library
LITS, Burke Library, and Fall 2020
August 24, 2020

As we approach the start of the fall 2020 semester, we want to make you aware of some changes in Burke Library hours and access, and LITS services.  

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Expanded Outdoor Wi-Fi
August 20, 2020

LITS has been busy of late adding capacity to our campus Wi-Fi network to include more outdoor spaces.  This is being done, in part, to help with courses that will be held outside and to provide enhanced coverage in popular outdoor locations.   

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Mathematica Now Available
August 6, 2020

LITS is thrilled to announce that Hamilton College has now college-wide licenses for Mathematica (which has many mathematical software tools) and Overleaf (a technical typesetting platform).

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World Echo Now Available Digitally
July 27, 2020

LITS is pleased to announce the availability of a new digital collection, World Echo, a publication by Father Divine's International Peace Mission Movement. Father Divine's International Peace Mission Movement is based at Woodmont outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Forrest Warner and new technologies video
New Technologies in the Classroom
July 17, 2020

The LITS Audiovisual Team has been quite busy installing articulating arms with meetup cameras in many of the classrooms across campus. Forrest Warner, Video Support Specialist on the Audiovisual Team, has put together a fantastic instructional video on how to use these arms and other new technology in the classroom. 


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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Tips for Zoom
June 24, 2020

Working remotely brings new issues to light in regard to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and it is critically important that we remain committed to these issues while normalcy is interrupted.

Here are some ideas for maintaining our commitment to DEI while using Zoom. 

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LITS Digital Pedagogy Grants
June 22, 2020

Library and Information Technology Services is offering twenty grants of up to $300 each to faculty interested in participating in online educational opportunities focused on teaching and learning in a digital environment. Grant awards may be used to offset the costs of registration for workshops and classes.

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Technology Assistance in the Classroom
June 19, 2020

One of the myriad of questions LITS has received regarding teaching this fall is what kind of technical assistance will be available for faculty. The professional staff will simply not have the bandwidth or person hours to help each one of you individually for each class, and we are working on how we can best support you in other ways. 

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