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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 – 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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New Stuff Tuesday – December 20, 2016

The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee RB155.M85 2016 Browsing Books, 2nd floor Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, has written a new book tracing the history of the scientific discovery of genes and … Continue reading

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T3: Apps for Stress Relief

By now, you are probably feeling rather stressed out about papers, projects, exams, and other end-of-semester work. If not, lucky you! For the rest of you, here are some apps that will help you relieve your stress. Some of the … Continue reading

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T3: Printing Unofficial Transcripts

Now is the season to apply for scholarships! You may need to print off various documents from WINS–here are some instructions. In addition, you can visit the Registrar’s Office website for further instructions and tutorials on YouTube. Unofficial Transcript: Click … Continue reading

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T3: Google A.I. Experiments

Google has introduced a new website that showcases fun, short experiments that use machine learning technology. My favorite game is Quick, Draw! in which you are prompted to sketch a simple line drawing of a particular object in under 20 seconds … Continue reading

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T3: Printing to Lab Printers

If you are trying to print from a library computer (or any other general access lab computer on campus) and you do not see the Q-GA lab printer, this is how you print: Save the document you want to print … Continue reading

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