Monthly Archives: September 2009

Learn Central Elluminate Vrooms

Not many people know that you can use Elluminate Vrooms by signing up for a free account at The only catch is that you can only have a maximum of three people in each Vroom.  Still, GSLISers might want to take advantage of these Vrooms if you prefer this method of collaboration.  All the read more »

Word of the Week

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) The IEEE is an international professional organization that has more than 365,000 members in 160 countries. It is estimated that the IEEE provides around one-third of the world’s literature in electrical engineering and computer science, publishing 140 serials in addition to monographs.  Additionally, it contributes to technological learning read more »

What we are reading

Sam W. I am currently reading the Temeraire series by Naomi Novik. Hoping to swing by Champaign Public tonight to pick up Victory of eagles. The books in the series are: His Majesty’s dragon Throne of jade Black powder war Empire of ivory Victory of eagles The author’s web site has excerpts from all the read more »

Website of the Week: International Libraries

Interested in International Librarianship? This week’s Website of the Week is actually many web sites. Take a tour through some library and library organization websites throughout the world! GSLIS Mortenson Center International Organizations International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) UNESCO libraries portal Libraries of Africa National Library of South Africa Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e read more »

Word of the Week

After a brief hiatus to implement (successfully) the Elluminate Live course platform for LEEP, the blog is back and ready to go! This week’s Word of the Week comes to you courtesy of a ticket that we received here in the ITD office a couple of weeks ago concerning a bad cron job. Cron job, read more »