Archive for November, 2010

Dec. 2 Workshop on Using Copyrighted Material in the Classroom

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Do you provide copies of entire articles to students in your classroom or course Web site? Do you post materials on your course management system or use your CMS or Web site as a virtual classroom? Simply because the content is for educational purposes does not mean that you can copy and distribute it without considering whether that is consistent with the U.S. Copyright Act.

Come to this free workshop for UCLA faculty to learn from campus legal and copyright experts how to provide the best experiences for your students without violating copyright.  Advance registration is required.

N.Y. Times Article on Digital Humanities

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Digital Keys for Unlocking Humanities Riches,” a November 16 article in the New York Times [registration required], examines ways in which humanities scholars are conducting research using data.  Examples cited include charting the flow of ideas during the Enlightenment, creating a digital map of the Bayeaux Tapestry, and searching for the earliest recorded instance of particular words.