Learning Resources


Gale Adds 10 Digital Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has added 10 new resources, comprising millions of pages, to its digital collections program for academic libraries.

Library Renovation: On Becoming an Academic Commons

Through a major interior renovation completed just over a year ago, the University of Denver transformed its existing main library, Penrose, into the new Anderson Academic Commons. Rethinking the use of space has dramatically changed the nature of services and the user experience, allowing DU to focus on building community.

University Consortium Reimagines Infrastructure for Digital Content and Data

Four major universities have banded together to create an infrastructure for digital learning. The work of the Unizin consortium, as it's called, will be managed under the auspices of Internet2 and will have three goals to start.

Lamar U Discourages Research Via Google with Discovery Service

Lamar University has adopted a new discovery service in an effort to discourage students from using Google for research.

Tripwire and LifeJourney Give Students Lowdown on Cybersecurity Jobs

Tripwire is pursuing a new initiative to help attract more students to the cybersecurity field.



Report: Students Expect Future Universities To Be Flexible, Accessible, Career-Oriented

Students expect universities to be more accessible, flexible and focused on jobs, according to a new survey commissioned by Laureate International Universities and compiled by Zogby Analytics.

Desire2Learn Adds Atomic Learning Tech Training

Desire2Learn will integrate Atomic Learning's technology training resources into its learning management system.

Finding the Momentum: An E-Portfolio Implementation Success Story

At Chattanooga State Community College, campus leaders charged with a new e-portfolio program implementation demonstrated an exceptional gift: the ability to identify pockets of interest on campus and turn them into a driving force. After a modest, one-year pilot of 200 users, campus leaders watched a full, campus wide implementation grow to 2,300 student, faculty, and staff e-portfolios in its first year.

Missouri State U Improves Learning Outcomes With Flipped Course

Missouri State University (MSU) has implemented a flipped classroom model for its Introductory Psychology course, resulting in dramatic improvements in student learning outcomes and course completion rates.

ScienceDirect Now Optimized for Mobile

Elsevier has launched a mobile-optimized version of ScienceDirect, its full-text scientific database.