Celebrate 15 Years of Student Technology Assistance

You’re Invited!

Celebrate the STAC – 15 Years of Student Technology Assistance

October 5, 2016
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 

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Stop by the Student Technology Assistance Center (STAC) on the 2nd floor of Dunbar Library. Enjoy refreshments and help us celebrate!

Since 2001, the STAC has provided assistance to Wright State students in a unique peer-to-peer learning environment.  To celebrate 15 years of service on campus, the University Libraries invites staff, faculty, students and the community to visit the STAC on the 2nd floor of Dunbar Library, October 5th, 2016, any time between 1:00 and 5:00 pm.

Learn about recent updates and expansions to our services, including:

Plus enter to win a door prize! We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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Get Your Work Noticed with CORE Scholar

CORE Scholar is an institutional repository sponsored by the Wright State University Libraries and managed by the Digital Services department. Watch this video and read below to learn more.


CORE Scholar
includes:

  • FREE open access to 20,000+ journals, data sets, scholarly articles, books, images, presentations, sound recordings, videos, oral histories, newsletters & newspapers
  • Selected Works – personalized page for faculty to feature their scholarship, accomplishments, and professional activities
  • Journals include peer review tools, editorial management, access control, flexible workflows & electronic submissions
  • Department pages create a centralized online presence for scholarly works by Wright State faculty and students, verification of publisher standards, metadata writing and uploading works
  • All the tools you need to publish books and monographs, including free download and print on demand services
  • Conference & events pages include event scheduling, registration, electronic submission, peer review and acceptance notification

Why CORE Scholar? 

Good for Faculty,

  • Reach an international audience through search engine optimization
  • Ensure your research is available for years to come with persistent URLs and migration to the most current formats
  • Online access to your publications and those of your colleagues anytime, anywhere
  • Open the channels of communication in your field
  • Gain access to scholarly research free of charge and licensing restrictions

Good for the University,

  • Expose the scholarship and unique materials held by Wright State to the world
  • Provide one location for all of Wright State’s scholarly output
  • Raise the profile of Wright State and its scholars

In addition to managing CORE Scholar, our Digital Services staff also offer the following Digitization Services:

  • Scan photographs, slides, reports, articles, oversize materials, negatives, etc.
  • Convert images to text for full-text searching
  • Convert analog sound recordings to digital formats

Visit corescholar.libraries.wright.edu to learn more. Email jane.wildermuth@wright.edu or call 937.775.3927 for questions about how to submit your work.

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3D Printing Now Available at the STAC!

The staff of the Student Technology Assistance Center (STAC), located on the 2nd floor of Dunbar Library, are excited to announce their new 3D printing services, available to all current Wright State University students.

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The STAC has two 3D printers: a PrintrBot Simple Metal printer and a Polar 3D printer.

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STAC staff are excited to continue their 3D printing education with students this fall and assist in the creation of a variety of fun and functional projects.  Projects can be printed in black, white, pink, green, red or blue filament.

3D Printed Objects

3D printing in the STAC costs just $0.10 per gram, with project weights rounded to the nearest gram. Our STAC staff strives to keep printing costs low, in order to encourage students from all majors to visit the STAC and experiment with 3D printing.

Learn more about our 3D printing service at: http://www.libraries.wright.edu/stac/3dprinting
3D printing services are exclusive to current Wright State students.

Questions about 3D printing or any of the other multimedia and technology projects students can create in the STAC? Please contact STAC Coordinator, David Reyes at 937-775-2656.

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Remembering Dr. Lewis K. Shupe

University Libraries lost a dear Friend when Dr. Lewis K. Shupe passed away on June 26, 2016. One of the early faculty members at Wright State, Lew was dedicated to serving Wright State students, faculty and staff long after his retirement in 1993.  Read more about Lew’s dedication to education and the arts on his memorial page.

A celebration of Lew’s life will be held in the Berry Room of the Nutter Center on August 31st at 4:30 p.m. All who knew him are invited to attend and help us remember and honor Lew.

When notable Wright State alum, Eddie McClintock hosted the campaign kickoff banquet for the Rise. Shine. campaign, he shared a story about testing his limits and finding forgiveness from one of his favorite Wright State professors. He was talking about Dr. Shupe.

In addition to his service with the Wright State Retirees Association and the American Rose Society among others, Lew was a dedicated supporter of the University Libraries. After serving several terms on the Friends of the Libraries Board, Lew stayed an active member of the Friends. He was quick to volunteer new ideas and served as an advocate for the University Libraries, the Friends of the Libraries group, and especially Special Collections and Archives, which he often called the “jewel in the crown” of Wright State. Read about Lew’s work with Special Collections and Archives and Digital Services on the Retirees Oral History Project on SC&A’s Out of the Box blog.

Thank you, Lew, for your dedication, service, leadership, teaching and friendship. You are already greatly missed.

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