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?
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas will be using Web-based tools from TeamDynamix to manage its IT projects. Following a successful pilot, the Office of Information Technology expects to perform a group-by-group rollout and will use the online service to plan IT projects, create timelines, monitor progress, and provide senior management with project updates.
The University of Texas at Dallas will be collaborating on a joint research project with Working Solutions, a company that develops hosted contact center applications, to automatically identify, in real-time, callers who display anger or emotion during a call to a customer service agent.
Oxford University Press (OUP), a major academic publishing house and the world's largest university press, has released results from its use of a workforce management application from RedPrairie in its UK warehouse in order to increase its service capacity.
Indiana University Health Center launched an online personal health record application from NoMoreClipboard.com for students at its Bloomington, IN campus to make it easier for students and their families to share medical information with the health center.