Did you know that academic databases can be collaborative, even creative?
Beyond just search & retrieve, users of Alexander Street Press can customize and manipulate music and video content with custom video clips, sound bites, and playlists. Better, even, is that it’s so easy to use and available from Queens College Libraries.
Did you know you can link directly to most of the libraries' electronic resources from Blackboard or other class management sites? This tech tip, a guest post by Kelly M. Blanchat (E-Resources Librarian at Rosenthal Library), will guide you through constructing permanent links to the library's databases, so that students will be able to access resources whether they are on or off campus.
Do you need to create a PDF file? Combine two or more PDF files? Rotate the pages? You could spend a few hundred dollars on software that does all that and more. This month's Teaching & Learning Tip introduces you to a few free or low cost alternatives for making PDF files, using your departmental photocopier, your computer, or even your smartphone.
The Blackboard Early Warning System is a tool for monitoring student progress and notifying those who may be struggling. You can find it and related tools in the Blackboard Control Panel's Evaluation tab.