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About Diana

Diana is the Reference & Instructional Technology Librarian at UW-Whitewater. She can introduce you to a variety of technology to help improve your teaching, learning, research, and professional development. Ask her about Zotero, tea, or technology. She is the liaison librarian to the departments of Psychology and Social Work.

New Stuff Tuesday — May 30, 2017

The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell Tales of a 6’4″, African-American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and Stand-Up Comedian By W. Kamau Bell PN2287.B414 A3 2017 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor W. Kamau … Continue reading

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T3: Apps for Car Trips

It’s almost Memorial Day weekend and the beginning of summer road trip season. Since navigation apps are built into mobile devices, I’ve suggested a few things that you may not already have on your devices. Here are apps that will … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — April 18, 2017

The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking by Brooke Borel ZA3075 .B67 2016 Reference Collection, 2nd floor “If journalism is a cornerstone of democracy, then fact-checking is its building inspector,” claims Brooke Borel in her comprehensive and highly readable guide to fact-checking … Continue reading

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T3: Print What You Need to Vote

If you are voting in today’s election, you will need to bring these things with you. If you are planning on using a UW-Whitewater Voter ID Card, you must also present a UW-W Voter Enrollment Verification form to show proof … Continue reading

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T3: Printing in WINS

Printing items from WINS is tricky. The Registrar’s Office has put together instructions on their website and provided tutorials on YouTube that demonstrate how to print different documents from WINS. Academic Advising Report (AAR): Click on Self Service Click on … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 7, 2017

Paper: Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky TS1090 .K87 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor One of my favorite kinds of historical scholarship is the history of commodities. My shelves at home are filled with titles like Cotton, Gin, Salt, … Continue reading

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T3: Browser Extension and App to Stop Fake News

Fake news stories are gaining prominence on the open web and in social media. The information literacy and critical thinking skills you are learning in your classes will help you spot fake news and disregard it, but everyone can use … Continue reading

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T3: Finding Images Online

Looking for images? Make sure you don’t violate copyright! Free Photos Bank: This site has a nice collection of free photos available for download without login. They’re extensively categorized with a few different ways to search, too. IM Free: Unlike most free … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 17, 2017

You Could Look It Up: The Reference Shelf From Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia by Jack Lynch Z1035.1 .L96 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Have you ever wanted to know everything? Or at least wanted a single place to look up … Continue reading

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T3: Lynda.com

Lynda.com‘s tutorial videos provide excellent opportunities to brush up on technology skills or acquire new ones. Tutorials on ideas and projects like building leadership skills, career planning, and stress management also exist. If you have some extra time over winter … Continue reading

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