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Tech Tips: Choosing a Lecture Recording Tool

A guide on how to use to choose a lecture recording tool. Recording with PowerPoint on a PC Create your Presentation Slide Show – Record Slide Show and Start Recording Be sure to stop speaking while advancing slides You can pause your recording anytime Stop… Continue reading »

Now Available: Faculty-Selected Magazine and Journal Collection

The Visual Resources Center has expanded our reading materials with a fascinating, international collection of magazines and journals.  Stop by the VRC to read for your personal research and leisure! This growing collection includes: Apartamento (Barcelona) – Apartamento is widely recognized as today’s most influential, inspiring,… Continue reading »

Visit the Newly Renovated Lawrence Hall Auditorium

As soon as the 2019 fall semester ended, demolition began in the Lawrence Hall Auditorium better known as L231.  Seating was replaced, new carpet was installed, and doors and walls received a fresh coat of paint.  Additional improvements included wooden handrails along the stairs, new acoustic paneling, accessible seating, and… Continue reading »

Visual Resources Center Updates

The Visual Resources Center freshened up this summer with some updates to the space. A dual-screen Mac computer station was added next to the dual-screen PC and book scanning station. The dual-screen PC is perfect for using PowerShow and working on dual-projector presentations. The large, flatbed Epson scanner has found… Continue reading »

VRC Collaborative Spaces: Study Camp Recap

At the end of the Spring 2019 semester, students gathered in the Visual Resources Center for the Art History 102 Study Camp. Students, or campers, used the VRC’s collaborative spaces to study before their final exam. Campers took advantage of the VRC’s wide-screen monitors to quiz… Continue reading »

Tech Tips: Research Photo Management Tool

Would you like to spend more time using your research photos and less time searching for them? Manage them with Tropy, a free, open-source research photo management tool. This desktop application brings order to your photos by providing a common-sense way to organize and describe your… Continue reading »

Digital Teaching Projects: Interactive Art History Timelines

Last fall, the VRC created an interactive timeline for Professor Murad K. Mumtaz’s course, By Land and Sea: Art, Culture, and Religion Along the Trade Routes of Asia. Professor Mumtaz’s timeline featured images of art forms including textiles, manuscripts, paintings, luxury items, sculpture, and architecture. The first interactive… Continue reading »

VRC + Studio Art: Introduction to Archiving Your Artwork

Collaborating with Studio Art, Assistant Visual Resources Curator Kendra Werst teamed up with Assistant Professor of Art Pallavi Sen and Studio Assistant Megan Mazza on an instruction session for Professor Sen’s printmaking students this past fall. Kendra spoke to both of Professor Sen’s printmaking classes, Linocut, and… Continue reading »