Published from 1997 to 2003, The Technology Source (ISSN 1532-0030) was a peer-reviewed bimonthly periodical whose purpose was to provide thoughtful, illuminating articles that would assist educators as they face the challenge of integrating information technology tools into teaching and into managing educational organizations.

This Web site maintains all of the articles originally published in The Technology Source, which you can peruse using the tools and links below. You can view The Technology Source in its original format using the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine. We have continued the tradition of The Technology Source in Innovate, which was begun shortly after The Technology Source ceased publication. Innovate's author webcasts are archived within the journal and within ULiveandLearn's Innovate-Live portal.
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In 1997, James Ptaszynski, strategic relations manager of Microsoft's higher education group, appointed James Morrison as a Microsoft scholar and asked Morrison to develop a CD ROM on how professors are using information technology tools in their work. The result was Technology Tools for Today's Campuses. The CD was so well received that Ptaszynski initiated founding a journal on the Microsoft higher education site that would be produced and edited by Morrison. The result was a one-year contract between Microsoft and UNC-Chapel Hill whereby The Technology Source would be a free e-journal to inform faculty and educational leaders as to how they can use these tools to enhance teaching, learning, and effective administration. This contract was not renewed, but in July 1998 Microsoft transferred the journal to UNC-Chapel Hill and became a sponsor until July 2000. SCT became a sponsor in July 1998, followed by Compaq and Smart Force (now SkillSoft). In October 2001, UNC-Chapel Hill transferred ownership of the journal to the Michigan Virtual University (MVU), where it was published through the November/December 2003 issue and archived there from January 2004 through March 2005, when MVU took it off of the Internet. In April 2005, the UNC School of Public Health Executive Master's Programs in Health Policy and Administration funded the reprogramming of the journal in open source language to be archived at ibiblio, where it resides today. Given that some 13,000 web sites had linked to the journal over the years, we are most thankful to MVU for directing all inquiries for the journal to the address.