“Tech Bytes” Technology Series – Feb. 11 – March 25

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Feb. 11 – Connect and Collaborate: Study Room 204 Technology Demonstration
Study room 204 has been equipped with a 60” wall-mount flat screen TV display, Cable TV access, touch screen control panel, dedicated PC with wireless keyboard/mouse and webcam, conference-style seating and connections for various devices and laptops for projection on the big screen. Come see a demonstration of how you can use the room to collaborate on projects in-person and remotely via Skype. Presenter: Lori Barile, Learning Commons Librarian

Feb. 18 – Classroom Technology: What’s New, What’s Not – From a Little, to a Lot
Take a look at some innovations happening in classroom technology around campus and at other institutions. Anything from low-tech classrooms, to classrooms built for collaboration on a high technology scale. See how new ideas are breaking down the traditional classroom set-up. Presenter: Brian McDonnell, Director of User Support Services

Feb. 25 – Just Pin It: Collecting and Organizing Digital Information Visually with Pinterest
Wondering what all the hype is about Pinterest? If you prefer pictures over a list of hyperlinks in your browser favorites; if you are planning an event or project (i.e. wedding, vacation, house remodel); if you are actively engaged in a hobby (cooking, running, you name it); or if you just like to collect and share good ideas you find on the internet–Pinterest is for you. Come learn how to set up your own boards and collect all the great stuff you find on the internet. Presenter: Annette Torrey, Director of Center for Teaching & Learning

March 4 – Discover the Benefits of E-books
Many sources of free e-books for academic and recreational use are available from McKillop Library, Rhode Island’s public libraries, and other sources such as Project Gutenberg. Discover the value of searchable full-text online books, and how e-books can improve your research process. Learn how you can download and read e-books on your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other device. Presenter: Ingrid Levin, Research & Instruction Librarian

March 11 – SPRING BREAK – NO SESSION

March 18 – Print, Scan, Copy!
Learn all that our Ricoh Multifunction machines have to offer. We will cover printing in black and white as well as color, double-sided (duplex) printing, scan-to-email or USB or memory card, selecting alternate paper sizes and connecting a laptop to print wirelessly. Presenter: Lisa Kenyon, Special Programs Librarian

March 25 – Search like A Google Ninja
Are you like most and don’t look beyond the first five results in your search? Learn how to use today’s Google environment to sort and filter search results in ways that reveal compelling new sources, even without formulating complex queries. Presenter: Olga Verbeek, Associate Director, Collections and Research Services

Questions? Contact Lori Barile, Learning Commons Librarian, at lori.barile@salve.edu or x2237

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