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Baruch Launches New Digital Media Library

--Multimedia Collection Houses Lectures, Campus Events--

The Digital Media Library (DML), a new initiative that pulls together multimedia content from all corners of the College, made its debut on Tuesday, April 12. Billed as a single point of online access to all of the digital multimedia resources produced at Baruch, DML is continuously updated. The collection currently contains online tutorials, oral histories, and recordings of lectures and campus events from all three schools within Baruch.

Viewers can read, watch, and hear materials as varied as readings by Tony Kushner and Edward Albee, addresses by Peter Vallone and Larry Zicklin, and
recordings of the college's commencement and the groundbreaking ceremony
for the Newman Vertical Campus. A CUNY-TV interview with President Kathleen Waldron is currently featured on the DML home page.

Baruch departments and faculty can submit videos, audio clips, images
and multimedia presentations from their lectures to the DML. Detailed instructions on posting instructional content are available on the DML home page. There is also a URL generator that lets faculty add links from DML contents to their Blackboard courses.

Jason Belland, multimedia instructional designer, managed the
development of the DML and the preparation of its content. Janey Chao,
head of cataloging, supplied the metadata that allows the contents to be
fully searchable. The project team also included Patrick Ackerman, Bin
Lu, Michael Parascandola, Jim Russell, and Thomas Shomaker.

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