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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 — 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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T3: Printing from WINS

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. Unofficial Transcript: Log into WINS Select Self Service Select Student … Continue reading

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T3: Virtual Desktop for Off-Campus Access

If you ever run into problems accessing the Library’s resources from off-campus (or on the wireless network on campus) you may want to try using a virtual machine that you can run from within your own computer. By logging into … Continue reading

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T3: Create Template in Google Docs

In Google Docs you can force others to make a copy of a document, essentially creating a template. Go up to the address bar of a Google Doc and replace the edit portion of the URL with copy. Copy the new … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — October 10, 2017

Play Anything: The Pleasure of Limits, the Uses of Boredom, & the Secret of Games by Ian Bogost BF408 .B566 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Bogost, a philosopher and game designer, writes about everyday life and the strategic way … Continue reading

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T3: Wireless Printing

There are two ways to print from your laptop computers and personal devices to any General Access lab printer on campus. This only works for files 25 MB or less in size. Email the file as an attachment to print@uww.edu Use your uww.edu … Continue reading

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T3: Back to School Tech Tips

Welcome to a new school year and new set of Thursday Tech Tips! Watch this space on Thursdays for helpful tricks and tips for using technology to enhance your life. A few things have changed over the summer so make sure … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — August 29, 2017

Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest By Zeynep Tufekci HM742 .T84 2017 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Zeynep Tufekci, a information scientist and sociologist at UNC-Chapel Hill, writes about 21st-century protests and social media technology in … Continue reading

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T3: Windows10 Logout

Welcome to a new school year! We have many new computers in our spaces this year and updated operating systems on the PCs and Macs. Public PCs on campus have been updated to a new version of Windows10 and the … Continue reading

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