Chronicle of Higher Education: Want to Learn How the World Sees Your College? Look on YouTube. “Nicolas Chae has a typical morning routine: He wakes up early, heads to the gym, and then changes clothes for class. But one thing about Chae’s morning routine sets him apart from his fellow sophomores at Princeton University: He carries a camera wherever he goes, gathering footage of his everyday interactions, which he broadcasts to thousands of people many times a month.”
Times of India: Panjab University library, department libraries to be digitized. “On Monday, Panjab University vice-chancellor prof Raj Kumar said that efforts have been made to digitize the PU library and soon the other department libraries of PU would also be digitized.”
Purdue University: Travel back in time with Purdue archives’ new online building database. “A new online database allows users to take a closer look at the metamorphosis of Purdue’s buildings over the years that goes beyond just maps and illustrations.” What an interesting idea.
University of Iowa Libraries: UI Libraries collaborates to expand access to research data. “Students, faculty, and researchers across the Midwest and beyond will gain crucial access to large research datasets through a secure, cloud-based platform called CADRE (Collaborative Archive & Data Research Environment). CADRE will be developed through a large-scale partnership led by the Indiana University Libraries and the Indiana University Network Science Institute.”
The Hechinger Report: Change is on the way for the College Scorecard. “The U.S. Department of Education is planning to add a lot more data to its College Scorecard, the online database of information about two- and four-year colleges and universities. It has been heavily criticized for lacking information on the earnings and debt for college students.”
Chicago Tribune: New website offers comparative shopping data for prospective Illinois college students. “The state is rolling out an ambitious new centralized data portal for prospective Illinois college students that compiles information on graduation rates, costs, student debt and, for the first time, potential career earnings of graduates of the state’s two- and four-year institutions.”
LSU Now: The Daily Reveille archives to soon be available online. “Soon, 130 years of previously inaccessible information will be available for everyone. The Daily Reveille Digitization Initiative is picking up speed almost a year after the project began. The initiative is to preserve original copies of The Daily Reveille is finishing up its first batch of digitization, with 36,000 pages of early issues of the paper already digitized.”