Training

Question of the Day: Upsize a 72dpi to 300dpi?

Q: Can you take a 72 ppi photo and make it look good at 300 ppi? Or, is it only used for taking a 300 ppi image and making huge posters? A: My first thought (depending on what the image is of and whether I could get a higher res one easily -- because that would seem to be the better choice) would be to ...

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Learning in an open access world (free conference)

from apple & maclearning.org — sounds interesting! http://edseminars.apple.com/event/2610—-Learning in an open-access world. Join colleagues from across the country in exploring how open access is transforming learning in higher education. Apple and MacLearning.org invite you to AcademiX 2010 for a look at open access, the new teaching methods that are evolving with it, and the Apple technologies that help make it all simple. Six 20-minute talks ...

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Presentations/Training Spring/Summer 2010

This takes me up to early June (and dreaming of vacation), but here is what is on my schedule: March 30, 7 pm. Semantic web & metadata (I’m tentatively calling this Semantic Web for Catalogers): Guest Lecturer/VSU MLIS program April 15, 7 pm: Intro to Free Image Editors: Gimp, Aviary & more : UGA Linux Group/Chugalug — — Open to anyone on the UGA Linux ...

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Question of the day: How to embed youtube videos & make them fit…

Depending on what browser and resolution you are using, you may find that your content (such as blog posts) which have embedded videos are running over your blog post area. You COULD change your stylesheet, but if everything works except for embedded Youtube videos, an easier answer might be to change the width of the Youtube player. This is super easy to do. First you ...

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Free mobile learning/education webinar

Sorry for the late notice, this just came across my desk.As far as I can see, it is free.——————————-https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/948880016 Mobile Learning Fundamentals: Innovation Showcase and Real-World Examples – Presented by A.J. Ripin with special guest, Dr. David Metcalf The way that we live, work, play, and learn is being impacted by the increasing mobility of our global society. As leaders, it is our responsibility to ...

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Drupal basics for librarians

Class size is limited. Live interactive demo, too! As the Open Source and Free Software movements gain ground, more and more open-source options are becoming available to libraries. In this two-hour online class, will discuss what Open Source does and doesn’t mean, and will introduce a variety of different types of library applications (with an emphasis on web site tools) for which there are open-source ...

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Question of the Day: how does texting to email work?

A question asked by one of my coworkers (and you all thought I just answered social media, opensource, or database questions, right? LOL) Q: How does a phone text to email? Does the computer have to have anything magic?A: You can text to any email system. It’s the phone that has the magic. Each texting phone (which is just about every cell phone except for ...

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