Welcome to Needle, HASTAC?s Information Commons!
Here you will find the latest on the HASTAC community: press releases, blog posts, upcoming HASTACevents, fellowship and job opportunities, calls for papers, reviews of newsoftware and new social networking and bookmarking sites, as well asannouncements of news and events of general interest to the HASTAC community.
This is a collaborative site that any HASTAC registrant can use to get outthe word to a worldwide community. Special thanks to Mark Olson (HASTAC?s media designer and Director ofNew Media at the JohnHope FranklinCenter at Duke) formaking this as easy, quick, and efficient as possible. HASTAC registrants simply log in on thehomepage, click on Needle, go to the bottom of the relevant section, and clickon ?Post.? You can upload contentthere. Done!
For those not yet registered, you do that on the HASTAC homepage too. It takes about three minutes, and you arethen part of the HASTAC network. Any registrantcan contribute content as long as it supports the HASTAC mission and, ofcourse, abides by the social rules of the HASTAC site.
We know from the overwhelming response to the HASTAC/MacArthur Competitionthat our network reaches almost everywhere over the globe, from communitygroups to distinguished research centers, across all the academic fields, fromindividual entrepreneur game designers to massive supercomputing centers. HASTAC is yournetwork.
(And, in case you missed the pun, this is the Needle in the HASTAC. Get it?)
And as a bonus today, here's a FANTASTIC video sent by Tyler, via YouTube, about students and digital learning today. Enjoy!