Monthly Archives: June 2011

Incoming students now using Google Apps for Education

Calvin Tong posted this on the Harvey Mudd Facebook App yesterday: Email address and account information have gone out to the incoming class of students! The information has been sent to your personal email address. It comes from the HMC CIS Help Desk and contains information about your email address, accessing Sakai, taking the Chem […]

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Live blogging from the Sakai 2011 conference in Los Angeles

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Greetings from the Westin Bonaventure hotel where I am attending the annual Sakai conference. There are about 500 people here from all over the US and from abroad. The conference kicked off this morning with a general session with presentations from Ian Dolphin, Executive Director of the Sakai Foundation; Jens Haeusser, […]

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May 2011 update from the CIO

We decided to rename May to Mayhem. Two new Directors, the end of year flurry, Commencement, beginning of Summer projects and, to top it all, we moved to Sprague 5 at the end of May. New CIS Offices on Sprague 5 You should come by and visit our new offices and enjoy the view.  Many […]

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Testing LabSTOR

I’ve written about LabSTOR and the LabSTOR consortium before (see and  It is now up and running. The system is designed to let you create a reservation on a remote virtual system, so that you can access applications from anywhere with an internet connection. The Colleges involved in this consortium are now in the […]

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National Academies Press titles available free online

The following note came through on one of the mailing lists… Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 16:01:07 +0100  From: National Academies Press <> Subject: All PDF Books Free to Download As of June 2, 2011, all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press (NAP) will be downloadable free of charge to anyone. […]

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