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EndNote

08.22.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
HPU Libraries manages and distributes EndNote for High Point University.  EndNote is a program for managing bibliographic citations. It can automate much of the work of organizing and formatting citations and bibliographies in your writing. EndNote can connect to online sources such as article databases, output results in over 1,000 different bibliographic styles, and more. EndNote is […]
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HPU Libraries Q&A and Workshops

08.15.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
The end of the summer  is approaching, which means it is the perfect time of year to get in touch with your librarians.  Next week, Tuesday August 19th through Friday August 22nd, HPU faculty are getting trained on Starfish Retention Solutions in the Instruction Lab at Smith Library.  To take advantage of faculty already being […]
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Digital Video and Scholarly Communications

06.26.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
HPU Libraries Media provides the service of digitizing videos and putting clips online, through URLs that students can copy and paste into their browsers.  I often get requests for putting the whole film online, and I thought I would use this post to clarify the legal issues of streaming films for educational purposes. The TEACH Act allows […]
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HPU Libraries Faculty Workshops

05.5.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
Now that many HPU faculty had the pleasure of workshopping with Jose Bowen on technology and education, it’s time to start thinking about how to incorporate more technology and resources into your classroom.  HPU Libraries will be hosting a series of end of the semester faculty workshops (starting Tuesday, May 6th) to help with research, […]
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HPU Summer Instruction Help

05.2.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
Congrats – you made it to the end of exams!  But this also means that some of you will soon start teaching summer courses. Luckily HPU does provide you with some help for getting ready for summer classes. You can receive help from HPU IT by contacting Kaitlyn Reish to make an appointment or tutorial […]
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Copyright and Academia

03.13.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
Copyright is a complicated subject – and it’s unfortunately a subject many people tune out.  There are also unfortunately many misconceptions of copyright, some of them being: Anything without a copyright notice is not protected. It is okay to use copyrighted work or publish other peoples work if I don’t make any money out of it. […]
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Free Media Software: Find the Right Tool Online

01.23.2014 By: Samantha Harlow
There are many free tools online that can help you flip the classroom, create posters and flyers, stay organized, video edit, and more.  The trick is finding the right tools, knowing where to find the tools, and knowing what’s available. HPU Libraries Media Services has created a Free Media Software Guide to get you started […]
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Streaming Video Resources at HPU

12.6.2013 By: Samantha Harlow
I get many request from faculty  about acquiring more streaming video, whether they are flipping classrooms or wanting more diverse assignments for students. Media & Digital Services created a guide on streaming resources.  This guide includes presentations for faculty, HPU video and music streaming subscriptions, free streaming educational resources, and guides on embedding video into […]
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