• Creating LinkedIn Learning Collections

    Trinity subscribes to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), a vast library of videos that teach everything from soft skills to software. Anyone from the Trinity community can learn new skills and concepts in bite-sized modules. LinkedIn Learning videos can offer several pedagogical benefits, including: Providing concepts in an alternative medium Accessible content: nearly all content is closed captioned with transcripts Supplemental content for a course’s main syllabus. LinkedIn Learning allows users to create and share their own Collections, which are similar to playlists except that they do not require that content be played in a particular order. Links to Collections can then be embedded into Moodle to facilitate student access. Create…

  • Logging in to Skype for Business on mobile/mac

    For getting started with Skype for Business, including how to install it on Windows, read Getting Started with Skype for Business at Trinity. If you want to schedule a Skype for Business meeting from within Outlook you will also have to make a change to your account settings in Outlook. Be sure to read to the end to see the details. In order to login to Skype for Business on many mobile and MacOS apps, you will need both your full first.lastname@trincoll.edu address and password, AND, under “Advanced options,” your shorter username@trincoll.edu filled in for “Signing in as.” When you open the app for the first time, your sign in…

  • Day of Digital Scholarship

    Information Services is organizing Trinity College’s first Day of Digital Scholarship to be held on April 9th. From noon to 2:00 p.m., students and faculty will have the chance to display their digital scholarship and discuss it with members of the campus community in the library’s Center for Educational Technology and Digital Scholarship Lab. Faculty who assign digital projects as part of course work may want to encourage students to share finished work, or to share works in progress and get feedback. We are interested in submissions of digital scholarship defined broadly, including but not limited to digital exhibits, websites, films, portfolios, podcasts, timelines, maps, data analysis and visualizations, etc.…

  • Black History Month Crowdsourcing event

    Join us on Tuesday, February 26th from noon to 2 p.m. in the Digital Scholarship Studio for a Black History Month Crowdsourcing event. Bring your lunch and a laptop (limited chromebooks will be available) and help contribute to efforts to make archives celebrating black history more publicly available. Participants may choose among projects hosted by the Library of Congress, Smithsonian, and other sites to transcribe manuscript collections or help create and edit Wikipedia entries to increase awareness of important women in black history as part of the Women in Red campaign. No previous skill required. Snacks provided. Please contact Mary Mahoney with any questions at Mary.Mahoney@trincoll.edu Sample Projects: Projects from…