to the New Year and the New Circuit!!!
is the bimonthly online newsletter of Information Technology Services
(ITS), one vehicle in an array of communication devices to get the latest
technology information out to you, the Yale community.
the gamut of technology services, ITS is dedicated to solving your technology
problems and providing expertise and leadership in media and technology
in support of teaching, lerarning, and research effectively and efficiently.
IN THE NEWS...
Guide to IT is now online
you need to know about information technology for teaching and research
is now online and searchable. The Fourth (2002) Edition of the Academic
Media and Technology Guide for Faculty in the Arts and Sciences is now
online. Faculty can also expect to receive a paper copy within the next
ITS Media Services
updates technology classrooms and introduces new self-service area
improved the state of technology in classrooms across the campus. Over
30 technology classrooms with data projection were renovated to standardize,
simplify, and improve ease of use. Over 50 additional classrooms were
equipped with 27" TV, DVD/CD player and VHS videotape player. The list
of rooms is available online at the Media Services web site.
provides a self-service area at 175 Whitney Ave. (8:30-5:00, M-F) for
those interested in executing their own digital media projects. Services
include creation, conversion and duplication of audio, video and static
image formats for producing CD audio, DVD video and web streaming. Staff
are available on a limited basis for instruction and support. read
for Graduate School faculty-student advising (FSA) and online course selection
begins this fall
graduate students in the departments of Chemistry, History of Art, and
Psychology can choose their courses and register through the student
online course selection system (SIS).
will be able to get instant feedback from their advisors who can review,
discuss, and confirm the course selection online and send it directly
to the Registrar's Office.
and discussion, the goal is to roll the program out to all departments
over the next six months.
Law School courses
added to the Online
Course Information System
School courses have been added to the searchable online system of Yale
courses joining the professional Schools of Art, Architecture, Divinity,
Drama, Epidemiology, Forestry & Environmental Studies. Management,
Nursing, and Music.
easy access to course time, date, place, syllabus, and lecturer, the
online course information system has become a staple for the Yale Registrar's
computing is now widely available on the Yale campus, covering:
Colleges' common areas, dining halls, libraries and courtyards
Memorial and Cross Campus Libraries
Campus and Old Campus lawns
Science and Engineering Departments
Rooms in HHH and HGS
listing and information on connecting to the Yale wireless network is
available at the web site. read
available as electronic eBook downloads
Packet is a compilation of articles and/or book chapters selected by
a faculty member as reading material for a specific course.
usual case, Yale's Reprographics & Imaging Services (RIS) will reproduce
and package material in a loose-leaf book format for distribution to
students. (RIS will obtain the required copyright permissions.)
members now have an effective and efficient way to put their class course
packets online for student use. RIS
can create an eBook Course Packet as an alternative to or in addition
to the printed course packet.
packets can be downloaded to a students computer for viewing, annotating
and bookmarking (for selected packets this fall). For more information
contact Frank O'Neill, Associate Director of RIS at 432-9214. read
& Imaging Services - kudos for a world class job for the United
Nations World Conference on Sustainable Development
RIS completed two major projects for the UN World Conference on Sustainable
Development which took place in Johannesburg, SA, August 28, 2002.
Assistant Dean of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and
the organizer of the projects, proclaimed the RIS work a phenomenal
job and a stunning success!
UN WEHAB Initiative
by the UN Secretary-General to provide focus and impetus to action
in the five key thematic areas of Water, Energy, Health, Agriculture,
and Biodiversity, the WEHAB initiative was integral to a coherent
international approach to the implementation of sustainable defelopement.
thematic documents were designed, printed, bound and sent to South
Africa by RIS at the request of Jane Coppock of the School Forestry
and Environmental Studies at Yale.
booklets, 5 colors !
pages each !
copies of each booklet !
date - Friday, Aug.9
end date - Friday, Aug.16
copies designed & produced in ONE week !!!
Environmental Governance: Options & Opportunities, Daniel C.
Esty and Maria H. Ivanova, editors, Yale Center for Environmental Law
The book was launched at the UN Conference in Johannesburg to much acclaim
by an international audience.
soup-to-nuts effort, RIS designed, printed and shipped 200 books and
2000 fliers in time for the launch.