Category Archives: tech tips

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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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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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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T3: Ballot Selfies?

Are you thinking of taking a selfie with your ballot or at the polling place? Will you take a photograph of your absentee ballot? Be aware that Wisconsin state law prohibits a voter from showing “his or her marked ballot … Continue reading

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T3: ProQuest’s My Research

Andersen Library currently subscribes to 18 databases provided by ProQuest. Over the summer, we added PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES to our ProQuest subscriptions. If you spend a lot of time within any of these databases, it may be worthwhile to create … Continue reading

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T3: Altmetrics

How do you measure the potential impact of a scholarly article (or book, or blog post, or white paper)? Traditionally, scholars have looked at the number of citations to that article. More recently, an idea called an h-index has gained favor in … Continue reading

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