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Humanities Resource Center

The Humanities Resource Center provides resources, facilities, and support for the purposeful use of technology in teaching, learning, and research. The HRC supports independent language study with a large selection of instructional materials and the appropriate viewing technology. The HRC also assists Princeton University faculty in incorporating technology and video in their teaching and research. The HRC manages the majority of the University's video collection and video reserves .

The Humanities Resource Center is located in the lower level of East Pyne.



Princeton University now subscribes to SCOLA which features 8 on-line foreign language channels. To see the current schedule click on SCOLA and select “World TV On-Line”. The option of downloading programs to your computer is also available. Using the built-in “Video Editor” you can create a clip and save it to your computer to show only a portion of the program downloaded. SCOLA also contains a gallery of images from around the world that can be downloaded.

The following channels are available 24x7.
  
Channel Broadcast
1 European
2 Spanish and Portuguese
3 Mandarin Chinese (Confucius Institute)
4 Asian
5 African
6 Middle Eastern
7 Far East
8 Eurasian
 
 

Video Reserves for Fall 2014 Courses

Requests for video materials to be held on course reserve should be placed through Firestone Library's Online Reserve Request System.  Detailed instructions for using this system can be found on the ORRS Instruction Sheet.  To put items on reserve log into ORRS.

Video-On-Demand: Digitizing Requests

Video materials placed on reserve are generally made available to students of the course via Video-On-Demand. Students registered in these classes may view assigned video materials at any time during the semester through the Blackboard course page while on campus. 

Requests to have films digitized for class can be entered into ORRS or contact Barbara McLaughlin, mclaugh@princeton.edu. If you have any questions regarding the VOD service or would like more information please call 258-0739.


Blackboard Wordpress Blogs

The Wordpress Blackboard Blog tool is a Wordpress blog that is created inside Blackboard and is only accessible when you are logged into Blackboard. There are multiple plug-ins available within the blog to help enhance the instructor’s and students’ experiences with using the Wordpress Blog for a course. To learn more or to get help visit: http://www.princeton.edu/bb/


OpenScholar


Open­Scholar is a web­site build­ing and con­tent man­age­ment tool avail­able to fac­ulty and grad­u­ate stu­dents for host­ing pro­fes­sional pro­file sites. Open­S­cho­lar sites can con­tain biogra­phies, CVs, course lists, pub­li­ca­tions, blog entries, and event list­ings. Fill out the Open­Scholar site request form to request a site. Fur­ther infor­ma­tion is avail­able by con­tact­ing openscholar@princeton.edu .


Digital Humanities Inititive

digital humanities at princeton logoThe Princeton Digital Humanities Initiative was established to support coursework innovations, infrastructural improvements, coordination efforts, and financial investments to support a growing Digital Humanities Initiative at Princeton University. The Digital Humanities Working Group is a collaborative and inter-disciplinary cross-campus community involving faculty and staff at all levels.

Learn more at http://digitalhumanities.princeton.edu


Renew items online

Library items can now be renewed online through the new SeachIt@PUL system.  Read more


Hours

While Classes are in session:

Monday-Friday 9:00am-10:00pm
Saturday 12:00-6:00pm

Sunday

7:00pm-10:00pm
 


Video Reserves for Fall 2014 Classes

Requests for video materials to be held on course reserve should be placed through Firestone Library's Online Reserve Request System.  Detailed instructions for using this system can be found on the ORRS Instruction Sheet.  To put items on reserve log into ORRS.

Renew Items Online

Library items can now be renewed online through the new SeachIt@PUL system.  Read more

Contact

HRC Circulation Desk
609-258-1290
(on campus: 8-1290)
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Location

The Humanities Resource Center is in 011 East Pyne. See map.