Monthly Archive Index for KSL News Blog
Copyright in the Digital Environment-Presentation by Professor Kenneth Crews, IUPUI
Come to KSL on Tuesday, April 4, to hear noted intellectual property and copyright expert talk about how to protect your rights and use your own work, and observe coypright compliance. Recent legislation and our online world have complicated copyright issues–come and hear Dr. Crews and get an update on the laws, suggestions on negotiating your rights with publishers, your liability, and fair use in the digital environment.
KSL Dampeer Room, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. RSVP: 368-2992. More details are available on the KSL homepage about this 4th lecture in the KSL Digital Library Lecture Series 2005-06, Celebrating 10 Years of Innovation and Service.
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Check Out a GPS Unit for the weekend!
KSL now has 2 handheld GPS units so you can work in the field collecting points...or work on campus projects (map the campus lights...) Better yet, you can test new skills by checking one out and trying your hand at geocaching. Yes, Case has buried treasure, and the GPS units can help you with a new weekend activity! Read more about these new tools and then check the catalog for GPS to see what's available now!
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New Poster Printing Service @ KSL
Need to print a large poster for a conference or for Research Showcase? Need a little help arranging it and making sure it looks great? Check out the newest service at KSL, poster consultation and services.
Using the large format printer in the Center for Statistics and Geospatial Data>, you can consult with staff and do a pre-print to double-check fonts and resolution, etc., and print out your glossy poster. More details are avaiable about appointments (required), costs $10 (42" or less in length, $15 (over 42" in length), acceptable formats, and contact information. Currently available for undergraduate and graduate students only.
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A New Deal, A New Art Movement...Digital Exhibit of WPA Prints
A new web exhibit that displays the KSL Special Collections WPA Prints (Works Progress Administration) offers you a window into 1930's America and how Roosevelt's New Deal era supported the arts in a new way. Read the historical background to understand how the new art project reflected and changed the culture, economics, philosophy of the times.
Artists are searchable--check out Kagy's Concrete and Steel (enlarge to see the grain of the paper and ink), Kubinyi's Picasso-like Port of Cleveland, Zuelch's Ontario St. Market or any number of Cleveland scenes in color as well as black and white. Read notes about how over 350 Cleveland artists were employed during the Depression, witnessing area scenes of industry and life for the ages. Enjoy the digital exhibit indefinitely, through the Digital Exhibits in the Special Collections Department of KSL.
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