In a touch of high tech irony, a collection of rare books about bookbinding from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has found its way onto two digital book sites.
Jenzabar has released Jenzabar EX 3.0, a major update to the enterprise resource planning suite for higher education.
Duquesne University in Pennsylvania is turning to a software to help improve student retention. The private Catholic university has adopted Starfish Connect from Starfish Retention Solutions in an effort to build collaboration between students and their advisors and instructors.
JackBe and EMS-Intelligent Chaos have teamed up to develop decision support dashboards for colleges and universities that integrate siloed data to improve funding and resource management decisions.
MIT's faculty members last week decided on a new policy to make all of their scholarly articles available free to the public online. Articles will be disseminated using an open source platform called DSpace, which was developed by the MIT Libraries and HP.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has wrapped development of CB Reports, a new reporting system created by Ciber, an IT outsourcing company. The system performs reporting on requirements for Texas colleges and universities running Oracle's PeopleSoft applications.
DormNoise has released a free Web service that provides calendaring and event planning for college students and student groups in North America. The service, also named DormNoise, provides a central location on the Web for students to manage their personal, student group, and campus schedules. The program was developed by 20-year-old University of Pennsylvania sophomore Jay Rodrigues.
The Medical University of South Carolina will be replacing its legacy revenue management systems with Horizon Enterprise Revenue Management from McKesson.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has selected an application from FM:Systems to improve space tracking and to reassign and reorganize underused space.
Your students have created ePortfolios that reflect their academic progress and offer samples of their work. But how can you be sure a potential employer will be able to access the ePortfolios, and will the information survive future technology changes?