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Banned Books Week 2016 Celebrates Diversity

September 25 - October 1 is Banned Books Week, an event that celebrates the freedom to read by bringing attention to written works that have been banned, censored, or otherwise challenged in academic and library settings. The focus for this year’s celebration is diversity, highlighting frequently challenged and/or banned books (Read more...)

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Senior Study Carrel Choosing is Here, Class of 2017!

Carrel sign-ups for the senior class will take place in the LITS Whiting Alcove this Sunday, September 18th, from 9 AM -- 11 AM.Carrels are assigned on a first come, first served basis, so we recommend that you line up early.  When the library opens at 9 AM, students from (Read more...)

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Top Five Things You Should Know about Moodle 3.0

LITS has been busy over the summer with the usual updates and refreshing of our Moodle learning management system.  So now Moodle 3.0 is here, but to be honest it is not greatly changed from our previous version 2.8!  We don’t think you’ll have any trouble getting around in the (Read more...)

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Backing Up and Restoring Moodle Courses (with NEW instructor features!)

Instructors using Moodle invariably need to move material from one place to another. In the past, instructors have had the ability to import files from one course site to another, and we now have a few new features available to you as well. Each of these features is described below, (Read more...)

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LITS Student Employee Profile: Malosree Maitra on the LITS Web Team!

For seven of her eight very busy semesters at Mount Holyoke, Malosree Maitra has been a member of the LITS Web Team, tackling a wide variety of programming tasks, learning one new technology after another, and rising to every challenge we've presented her. We asked her to answer a few (Read more...)