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Student Book Arts Competition -- $200 prize!
by Daniel Ransom - Thursday, April 28, 2016, 3:12 PM

This year, two books by CCA students will be selected for inclusion in the libraries' artists' book collection and awarded a $200 prize.

Two categories of books will be judged:

  • handmade books in any medium or form
  • books that may be handmade or commercially printed, where the content is the primary consideration for judging (for example: photography, graphic design, comic books or graphic novels).

The widest possible definition of book will be considered.

For complete entry rules and submission form, download the attached PDF.

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Copyright-free! 187,000 newly available digital items from New York Public Library for remixing and reuse
by Lisa Conrad - Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 5:06 PM

images from nypl's digital collections

The New York Public Library maintains a treasure trove of digitized materials from its special collections and has recently made all out-of-copyright materials available as high-resolution downloads. The intent is to facilitate sharing, research and reuse by scholars, artists, educators, ...

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Celebrate Fair Use Week this week! ‪#‎fairuseweek2016‬
by Lisa Conrad - Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 4:07 PM

What is Fair Use?

"Fair use is an important right that provides balance to the copyright system and supports the constitutional purpose of copyright to 'promote the Progress of Science and the useful Arts.'"*

What is Fair Use Week?

Fair Use week is an annual international celebration of the ...

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REMINDER: Digital Scholarship Faculty Workshop, Wednesday, February 3
by Lisa Conrad - Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 9:14 PM

Come by the Teaching Support Studio, in Meyer Library, on the Oakland campus this Wednesday, from 3:00 - 4:00pm to discuss digital scholarship initiatives and ideas with Lisa Conrad, Digital Scholarship Librarian. We'll define digital scholarship, including ways the library can offer support, ...

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Getting Started in Moodle - Sunday, Jan. 31st @ 10:00am
by Bobby White - Friday, January 29, 2016, 5:51 PM

REMINDER: This Sunday, January 31st at 10:00am we will be hosting a 1-hour virtual workshop for faculty introducing you to Moodle. We will cover setting up a basic course site, adding readings or resources for your students, creating forums, designing assignments, and communication strategies.

RSVP by sending an email to to let us know you will be participating and we will send you the Zoom (web conferencing tool) link and instructions for using Zoom, if you are unfamiliar.