Archive for the ‘BlackBoard’ category

ITS & NYU LIBRARIES CLASSES

January 27, 2009

ITS (Information Technology Services) and the NYU Libraries offer a variety of free classes that can help you take advantage of the technology and Library resources available to you in support of your research and coursework.

ITS classes (http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes) include NYU Blackboard training, as well as workshops in the use of the NYURoam wireless network and (in collaboration with the Libraries) statistics and mapping software.

NYURoam Wireless Workshops are held throughout the semester every Wednesday from 4-6 pm in the Kimmel Center Second Floor Commuter Lounge. During January and February, additional sessions will be offered on Fridays from noon-2pm. Please see http://www.nyu.edu/its/forms/wireless for the full schedule and to register for a workshop session.

Workshops and training in the use of GIS and statistical mapping packages are offered by the Data Service Studio, an ITS/NYU Libraries facility. In the coming weeks, these include SPSS (Introductory: Feb. 2, 10; Intermediate: Feb. 24), SAS (Feb. 9, 17), and Stata (Feb. 5), as well as classes in a variety of other research-computing related subjects. For further information and to register, visit http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes.

The Libraries also offer an extensive set of workshops, classes and tours in the use of Library resources and tools. Visit http://library.nyu.edu/classes for details.

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Using Library Resources in your Blackboard Course Site

December 4, 2008

Do you want to include course readings and links to licensed library resources in your Blackboard site?

Do you want your students to access full-text articles, book chapters, databases, or other resources directly from your course page?

The NYU Library has thousands of digital resources-all licensed for use on Blackboard. Learn how to add these to your Blackboard site by attending a hands-on session in the library, and find out how librarians can help you with your course site.

Get a head start on your Spring semester. There are six sessions to choose from in December, January and February:

  • Thursday, December 11, 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 16, 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 18, 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, January 8, 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 15, 2:00 PM
  • Tuesday, January 27, 10:00 AM
  • Thursday, February 5, 10:00 AM

Sign up for a session now by clicking here.

Please note that all sessions require a basic familiarity with Blackboard, and are not intended for those without experience in basic Blackboard features. Please note that we will be using the new (spring 2009) version of Blackboard for our demos, but we will not be able to answer questions about the new release. (For help with basic Blackboard questions, please visit the ITS site)

Thanks,
-The NYU Libraries Blackboard Team

Using Library Resources in your Blackboard Course Site

July 9, 2008

Do you want to include course readings and links to licensed library resources in your Blackboard site?

Do you want your students to access full-text articles, book chapters, databases, or other resources directly from your course page?

The NYU Library has thousands of digital resources—all licensed for use on Blackboard. Learn how to add these to your Blackboard site by attending a hands-on session in the library, and find out how librarians can help you with your course site.

Get a head start on your Spring semester. There are six sessions to choose from in the summer and fall:

• Thursday, July 10, 2:00 PM
• Tuesday, August 26, 11:00 AM
• Wednesday, August 27, 1:00 PM
• Friday, September 5, 10:00 AM
• Tuesday, September 9, 11:00 AM
• Thursday, September 11, 3:00 PM

Sign up for a session now by clicking on this link

Please note that all sessions require a basic familiarity with Blackboard, and are not intended for those without experience in navigating, using the control panel and other basic Blackboard features. (For help with basic Blackboard questions, please visit the ITS site at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/blackboard/ )

Thanks,
-The NYU Library Blackboard Team

Using Library Resources in your Blackboard Course Site

May 12, 2008

Do you want to include course readings and links to licensed library resources in your Blackboard site?

Do you want your students to access full-text articles, book chapters, databases, or other resources directly from your course page?

The NYU Library has thousands of digital resources—all licensed for use on Blackboard. Learn how to add these to your Blackboard site by attending a hands-on session in the library, and find out how librarians can help you with your course site.

Get a head start on your Fall semester. There are seven sessions to choose from throughout the summer and into September:

• Thursday, June 19, 10:00 AM
• Thursday, July 10, 2:00 PM
• Tuesday, August 26, 11:00 AM
• Wednesday, August 27, 1:00 PM
• Friday, September 5, 10:00 AM
• Tuesday, September 9, 11:00 AM
• Thursday, September 11, 3:00 PM

Sign up for a session now by going to this page:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=r_2fyM_2fzN2O9fpKeVeYTUFsw_3d_3d

Please note that all sessions require a basic familiarity with Blackboard, and are not intended for those without experience in navigating, using the control panel and other basic Blackboard features. (For help with basic Blackboard questions, please visit the ITS site at http://www.nyu.edu/its/classes/blackboard/ )

Thanks,
-The NYU Library Blackboard Team

Using Library Resources in your Blackboard Course Site

August 3, 2007

Do you want to include course readings and links to licensed library resources in your Blackboard site?

Do you want your students to access full-text articles, book chapters, databases, or other resources directly from your course page?

The NYU Library has thousands of digital resources—all licensed for use on Blackboard. Learn how to add these to your Blackboard site by attending a hands-on session in the library, and find out how librarians can help you with your course site.

Get a headstart on your fall semester. There are six sessions to choose from in August and September:

Monday, August 27, 3:00 PM
Tuesday, August 28, 1:00 PM
Wednesday, September 5, 10:00 AM
Thursday, September 6, 2:00 PM
Monday, September 10, 10:00 AM
Monday, September 10, 2:00 PM

Sign up for a session now by going to this page:

Thanks,
-The NYU Library Blackboard Team

Using Library Resources in Your Blackboard Course

January 18, 2007

Do you want to include course readings and links to licensed library resources in your Blackboard site? Do you want your students to access full text articles directly from your course site? The NYU Library has thousands of digital resources—all licensed for use on Blackboard. Learn how to add these to your Blackboard site by attending one of our three hands-on sessions in the library.

Already know the basics? The library will also offer a special advanced session on how to add licensed images and audio to Blackboard, and what expanded possibilities exist for streaming media.

Get started by signing up for any of these sessions now by registering from this page:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=640572077555

-The NYU Library Blackboard Team

Help Installing Ebrary Reader

September 28, 2006

Ebrary is the Library’s new 30,000+ title electronic book collection. Some users have reported some problems installing the browser plugin to read the books. Here are solutions from Ebrary: