Four digitization projects at Cornell University have won grants worth around $5,000 each from Cornell's Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences.
A company that helps institutions and publishers monitor the reach of their scholarly output has begun tracking data from the Open Syllabus Project.
On September 20, the New York University Tandon School of Engineering formally opened its new MakerSpace.
The California Community Colleges system has gone public with its use of an IT virtualized lab.
EBSCO Information Services has launched Stacks, a hosted content management system for libraries, and Stacks Mobile, a native app for iOS and Android devices.
Digital textbooks may be seen as a cost-friendly alternative to traditional course materials, but the fees for access codes can be just as pricey and can take away consumer autonomy from students, according to a new report from Student Public Interest Research Groups.
Cornell University received $23 million from the National Science Foundation to build a center on campus that will investigate principles of beam accelerators, which will have applications to other scientific fields like biology, chemistry and physics.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan have enlisted help from UCSF, UCB and Stanford to build a $600 million biomedical science research center in San Francisco. The facility will use $3 billion over the next decade to cure diseases.
Photomath, a free app for iOS and Android devices, enables students to take photos of their handwritten math equations and receive step-by-step instructions for solving the problem.
NEC Display Solutions of America has launched a new line of direct-view LED displays designed to be easily viewed from long distances, making them suitable for outdoor signage on building exteriors and indoors in large auditoriums or lecture halls.