BannerWeb: A Crash Course

By Emma McDonald

November 13, 2013

For college students across the country, class registration is a high-stress, high-stakes time of year. Not only do we have to pick the classes we want to take, we have to successfully register for them. Inevitably, around registration time, complaints and frustrations about BannerWeb and class registration...

Phishing Scam Targets Students

By Emily Singer

February 13, 2013

In the days leading up to Jan. 15, the Library and Information Services (LIS) noticed an increase in the number of email phishing incidents within the college community. The compromised email accounts generated large amounts of spam. To reduce the number of compromised accounts, LIS required all students...

New Site Lets Community Buy and Sell

By Adam Ouriel

November 14, 2012

On Oct. 29, Jennifer Herrera, the senior advisor for diversity initiatives, announced the launch of a new online classifieds service for the College, go/classifieds. The initiative, a WordPress site launched last winter, will enable anyone with a Middlebury NetID to list an item for sale, restricting the market to a small, local area for students, faculty a...

LIS Launches New Platform For Discussions

By Kelsey Collins

October 31, 2012

On Monday, Oct. 29 Library and Information Services (LIS) announced the launch of a new online discussion board. The online forum is intended to serve as a way for the campus to communicate through a less formal medium than all-school emails. The forum allows for members of the college community to...

Backstage pass to the Voter basement

Backstage pass to the Voter basement

By Rachel Frank

October 30, 2012

IT staff members Rick James and Dave Guertin gave a presentation on Middlebury's facilities, including a look behind the scenes in the basement of Voter Hall. (Campus/Rachel Frank)...

LIS to Implement New Penalty Points System

By Emily Banks

October 16, 2012

On Nov 5. Library Information Services (LIS) circulation will implement an overdue penalty points system in order to make sure that all reserves, equipment, and interlibrary loans are more available to students and staff. Dan Frostman, circulation services manager, explained that college sought to implement...

LIS Launches New Site Archiving College History

By Kelsey Collins

September 19, 2012

Over the summer, the Library and Information Services (LIS) launched Middlebury History Online, a digital archive of documents specifically related to the history of the College. The online archive has been over six years in the making. The project originated in 2005 as a proposal by Judith Tichenor...

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