Announcing MediaCore

I am happy to finally be able to announce that the University of Mary Washington has partnered with MediaCore to run a pilot installation of their media platform. MediaCore will mean many things to many people,

The ITCC Story So Far

Today is the start of the Spring 2014 Semester at the University of Mary Washington. From the window of our office in DTLT we can see the students beginning yet another chapter in their academic

New Year 2014

Happy New Year one and all! I don’t know what it is, but 2014 is one of those years that sounds special for some reason. I can’t put my finger on it. I was finally

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I just finished watching the documentary Room 237. This is not a review of the film, but I found it interesting enough to watch. It probably is something you should see if you’re a fan

Blu-ray Discs to Apple TV

I am writing this post the day before the October 2013 Apple Event where new iPads, MacBooks, Mac Pros, and a new OS X version known as Mavericks will all be announced. Rumor has it that a

A Simple Plea to Subscribe

I’m writing this simple (hopefully short) post to ask something of you. I want you to subscribe to the YouTube Channel known as UMW NewMedia. So far I’ve asked people to just do it, and with

Library Macs

We now have a place where UMW student media producers can go to get creative. Announcing 4 new iMacs at our Simpson Library (near the circulation desk)!

We’ve certainly had Macs available before to students, but they have been within specific depar…

Redundant Publishing with Evernote and Postach.io

The Internet is always on. Except when it isn’t. Except when you really need it. OK. The Internet isn’t quite like water. It isn’t absolutely necessary for survival. But we’ve come to rely on it

What the IT Convergence Center should be

It’s called the Information and Technology Convergence Center and every indication points to it being on-track for completion in the spring of 2014. Even though we are 9 (+/-) months away from opening, we are finalizing much

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