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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.

T3: Your Data in Google and Facebook

UW-Madison’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) has a nice summary of what kinds of information Google and Facebook have collected and stored from your accounts. The following are DoIT’s recommendations for viewing, downloading, and/or changing this data. What Google Knows … Continue reading

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T3: Alternatives to Google URL Shortener

Google will soon stop developing their goo.gl URL shortener service. Although current links will continue to work for the foreseeable future, you will need to change to another shortener service to create shorter URLs. There are two other good options that … Continue reading

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T3: Kumo Cloud Storage Service

Kumo is now available on PCs in all general access labs, including the Library. Kumo is a tool that simplifies access to the cloud storage service Google Drive. With Kumo enabled, your Google Drive will show up as the M: … Continue reading

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T3: CrossMark

Many of the PDFs you download from Library databases have a form of the CrossMark logo on the title page of the article. This logo provides you a way to check if the article has been corrected or retracted (this … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — February 13, 2018

A Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World by Erika Rappaport GT2905 .R26 2017 New Arrivals, 2nd floor I drink a lot of tea and I love learning about the history of everyday objects and consumer goods. This … Continue reading

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T3: Evernote for College

Evernote, a multimedia note-taking app, can help you organize and capture information in your studies, work, and daily life. You can set up different notebooks for your courses or projects.  You can put almost anything into a notebook. You can … Continue reading

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T3: Mindfulness & Focus

As a new semester starts, many of you are delighting in the short-lived experience of blank calendars, fresh journal pages, and short to-do lists. Although all of these will quickly fill up with assignments and activities, your headspace does not … Continue reading

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Featured Resource: Library Classroom

Do you need a space to work on an interactive presentation or test out a SMART Board project? We can help with that! The Library Classroom (first floor, L1105) is open for the semester and has all new technology: A … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — January 2, 2018

Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and be More Productive by Edward Hallowell BF323.D5 H35 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor It’s the first week of 2018 and many of us are in the thick of making New Year’s … Continue reading

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T3: Stay Focused!

If you need help remaining on task while doing research projects or other work (and who doesn’t every once in a while?), you can use technology to help. StayFocusd is a Google Chrome extension that limits the amount of time you … Continue reading

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