Posts tagged University of Texas
10 Universities with Amazing Online Collections
December 13, 2012 | 11:00 pm
It's common knowledge that universities often hold amazing pieces in their library collections, from rare books to priceless works of art. Many are available for viewing simply by visiting the university, but many others are not available for public access, or visitors simply don't have the time or resources to visit in person. That's why so many colleges have begun digitizing their collections and putting them online, giving the world access to their amazing resources, and even opening up viewing of fragile or rare pieces that can't be accessed any other way. We've discovered 10 universities with incredible online collections featuring award-winning...
Espresso Machine installed at University of Texas
August 16, 2010 | 9:54 am
Just by chance, here's another Espresso Machine story that came up this morning. It's from Publishing Perspectives: The University of Texas Co-Op — who is the largest seller of used textbooks in the country and the most profitable independent college bookstore in the United States — recently purchased an EBM for $150,000. It has created publishing company Forty Acres Press to manage the machine, which has been affectionately named B.O.B: The Burnt Orange Book machine, in honor of the university’s signature color. Chad Stith, who runs Forty Acres Press, is thrilled about testing the possibilities of his “new recruit”, which...