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2014-03-11 08:37:22

BIRMINGHAM, England, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The two day Jisc Digital Festival exploring the latest policies, issues and technologies at the heart of the further education (FE), higher education (HE) and research begins on Tuesday 11 March at the ICC in Birmingham, with its pioneering programme of content streamed live to online delegates from 9.40am. Award-winning keynote speakers, education experts and futurologists such as Sugata Mitra, Dr Diana Oblinger and...

2013-08-13 23:00:46

BiblioLabs, a Charleston Digital Corridor member company, announces partnership with Jisc Collections. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Lecturers, learners and researchers across the UK now have access to over 14,000 additional full text e-books and thousands of pages of primary source material on their tablets and mobile devices thanks to a new partnership agreement between Jisc Collections and BiblioLabs. The partnership, which is rooted in pushing forward the Digital Humanities,...

2011-06-30 03:00:00

READING, England, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JANET(UK), the provider of the U.K.'s education and research network, called JANET, has worked with Verizon to produce a networking solution to support a first for global education and collaboration in the U.K. -- the ability for academic institutions to collaborate online over ultra-fast broadband, running at up to 100G (gigabits per second). The Verizon solution also gives JANET a platform that can not only support the U.K.'s educational...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.