Available to staff, faculty, and students through the MIT Learning Center, Skillsoft offers an extensive, web-based library of business and IT courses. It also features Books24x7: 9000 ebooks and videos with a focus on business and IT topics.
This article inaugurates a series on how social media is used at the Institute. First up, the Media Lab, where communications assistant Janine Liberty offers insights about the Lab’s audience and preferred social media channels.
The Libraries are offering an IAP session (already full!) and a brown bag lunch talk on 3D printing. MIT helped develop this technology years ago and now it's entering the mainstream, on campus and at large.
Created by OEIT's ARTEMiS group, the Plate Tectonics interactive visualization challenges students to interpret a 3D globe of tectonic data. It also provides animations of the opening and closing of ocean basins and the splitting of Pangaea.
Sustainable Minds is an easy-to-use, cloud-based life-cycle analysis tool that makes it easier to "design greener products right, from the start." A limited number of subscriptions are available at no cost to MIT community members.
MIT is a complex place; knowing the right way to get things done isn’t always obvious, especially for newcomers. Thanks to a series of online training courses, it’s now easier to find the answers you need when you need them.
IS&T will host several sessions during and after orientation to help incoming students make the most of computing resources on campus.
Want to build and manage a website, even though you’re not a programmer? There’s a service that can make that wish come true – at no cost to you!
Now is a great time to speak out on your favorite topics: podcasting, which faded in popularity years ago with the rise of YouTube, is experiencing a second wave of interest.
In the world of social media, posts with images get more responses – more likes, comments, and sharing. Hop on a "hamster wheel" of inspiration as MIT Social Media Specialist Stephanie Hatch offers tips on using images to boost your audience engagement.