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Samantha Harlow: Maternity Leave

I will be taking maternity leave starting next week.  Please send all HPU instructional technology request to Kaitlyn Reish ( or HPU Library requests (including media instruction) to Kathy Shields ( I wish everyone a happy holidays and a great new year! Post by Samantha Harlow, Media & Digital Resource Librarian Click HERE to return to the […]
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Faculty Workshop: Visual Resources

HPU Libraries is hosting a series of faculty workshops online, in order to make it easier for faculty to attend.  The third in the series is coming up tomorrow, Wednesday November 19th at 12pm.  This session is on “Visual Resources” and is hosted by Samantha Harlow, Media Librarian and Bob Fitzgerald, ILL and Reference Librarian for HPU Libraries.  This […]
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Faculty Workshop: 10 Things Faculty Should Know When Assigning Research

HPU Libraries is hosting a series of faculty workshops online, in order to make it easier for faculty to attend.  The first in the series is coming up the week after HPU Fall Break, Wednesday October 29th at 12pm.  This session is on “10 Things Faculty Should Know when Assigning Research” and is hosted by Kathy Shields, […]
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Faculty Workshop: Streaming Resources

HPU Libraries is hosting a series of faculty workshops online, in order to make it easier for faculty to attend.  The first in the series is coming up next week, Wednesday September 24th at 12pm.  This session is on Streaming Resources at High Point University and is hosted by me, Samantha Harlow, Media & Digital […]
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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

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

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

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

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

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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