Monthly Archives: February 2009

iPhones versus PCs

It has been a busy day, so I only have one quick item to share. I saw an interesting article in The Wired Campus "Teaching With Technology Face-Off: iPhones vs. PC's." It describes an experiment with 2 sections of a … Continue reading

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More Equipment

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I have been thinking a lot about equipment needs for PKAP this summer. Since I am always interested in trying out new equipment, some might even say obsessed, I like to keep an eye … Continue reading

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GPS

As we get ready for the PKAP season, one of my jobs is to arrange for some of our larger equipment needs. It looks like this year we may have lots of interesting stuff, such as the Trimble R8, some … Continue reading

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YouTube downloads

While universities have been uploading content to YouTube for a while, a new feature allows users to download content posted by colleges. This will allow users to download content, especially lectures, that they can watch later at their leisure instead … Continue reading

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PKAP Webpages Updated

Since the PKAP season is now starting to loom just over the horizon, I have started working on some  items that I should have worked on last fall. First up, the PKAP web presence. I spent some time this weekend … Continue reading

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Meresamun

It has been a busy week, we are conducting a search for a public historian and that has eaten up most of my time this week. One news item that caught my eye was about the exhibit being planned by … Continue reading

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Medieval Manuscripts Online

As libraries rapidly digitize their collections, one problem that has arisen is how do you keep track of these vast holdings spread across the globe. While it is a good problem to have, it is still a problem facing researchers. … Continue reading

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