The PowerSearch tool takes the titles, subjects, and approximately the first 100 words from a subset of your top results and feeds them into an algorithm.
Keywords shown in the graphics are those found most often in the text with your search term. The Topic Search graphically displays terms by relevancy. The more relevant the term, the larger the block.
Link to Milne Library’s Gale PowerSearch tool:
Link to the Geneseo Gale Search Group:
Link to NovelNewYork:
Milne Library’s HeinOnline resource gives you 160 million pages and 200,000 titles of historical, government, and law-related documents. This post offers a guide for your legal research needs at Milne. The URL to start your law research journey is https://libguides.geneseo.edu/HeinOnline Continue reading…
Over 7500 periodical titles, published between 1691 and 1877, are available. Subjects include: science, technology, medicine, Native American and African American populations, law, politics, government, music, the arts, literature, language, publishing, agriculture, business and industry, advertising and marketing, religion, philosophy, social movements, military matters, and leisure activities. Continue reading…
After the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, many of the faculty librarians are struck by the systemic failure of institutions to condemn white supremacist hate speech and fascism. Champions of ‘both sides’ represent a key point of rhetorical failure, as though it were possible to have a productive conversation with someone who believes you shouldn’t exist. Continue reading…
There is much more involved in creating a quality video than having a shiny camera and knowing what buttons to push in your video editing software. Video editing is a craft that if not pursued with a level of efficiency can become time consuming and frustrating, when it should be enjoyable and rewarding. The purpose of this session will be to provide GOLD students with an introduction to many of the facets involved in capturing, editing, and exporting video. At the end of your time in this session you will have a basic familiarity with the workflow, challenges, and skills necessary to complete a quality video project.
Instructor: Joe Dolce – Computing Information and Technology
Thursday, November 3rd
1:00 – 2:00 pm
GOLD Leadership Center,
MacVittie College Union, Room 114
Is the stuff on Mr. Robot real?
Thursday, September 22 from
4-6:00 pm in
At Milne Library’s CryptoParty, work with staff one-on-one to explore tools for better privacy and hear short talks on topics including: Tor, SciHub, the Internet of Things, social engineering, and more.
Better privacy is for everyone. All levels of comfort with technology are welcome!
Can’t make it? Our Systems Librarian, maintains a guide about some of the topics we’ll cover.
Are you looking for new ways to engage students? SUNY Geneseo is piloting a trial of VoiceThread and needs your feedback.
VoiceThread is an interactive collaborative learning tool that can be used to enhance student engagement outside of the classroom or in online environments. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload. At SUNY Geneseo, VoiceThread is an external tool that integrates into myCourses.
VoiceThread can be used in many different ways to enhance classroom learning experiences. Use it for flipping instruction, discussions outside of class, critiquing work, remediation, or practicing language skills.
A couple of examples to consider (more below):
- Enhance a Traditional Lecture
- The Use of Works of Art in a 2nd Semester German Course by Dagmar Jaeger
myCourses access: Adding VoiceThread to your course
- Navigate to your course.
- Click “Add Content”.
- Select “External Tool”.
- Give the activity a title.
- For tool provider, select “VoiceThread”.
- Check the box that says “Enable grading”.
- Save changes.
For more information on how to create your first thread visit – https://voicethread.com/howto/angel/
Geneseo VoiceThread Website:
Faculty and students are also able to create a Voicethread without using Angel, visit https://geneseo.voicethread.com and register with a geneseo.edu email account.
VoiceThread Support Team:
If you would like to learn more about VoiceThread or want assistance setting it up for your course, contact:
Brandon West: [email protected]
Michelle Costello: [email protected]
Learn more about VoiceThread’s Features:
Additional Examples of VoiceThread in the Higher Ed Classroom:
- Analysis of Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried”
- Grammar Practice – Infinitive or Gerund?
- Teaching with Technology
- Using VoiceThread in an online course
- Studying Abroad in Ecuador
The interactive tools available on the web are becoming just as popular as many of the computer software applications installed on our computers. This workshop will look at and demonstrate some web tools that can help you deliver your content more effectively. Examples include: Prezi, Animoto, bubbl.us, Wordle, Poll Everywhere and more.
Tuesday, March 10th
2:30 – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Steve Dresbach – Technology Instructor, Milne Library