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NEW laptop loan period

Four-hour laptops are now a thing of the past.  All laptops are available for overnight borrowing and must be returned by 3pm the following day. Don’t need it that long? Just return it early! Windows computers are loaded with several … Continue reading

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Friday fun: Lifelogging

I recently read a Computerworld technology blog entry about lifelogging: “Photographic memory made easy.” What is it? It’s essentially a diary of everyday moments, created with wearable devices that constantly record images and possibly audio throughout your day. Some use … Continue reading

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T3: Online Maker Camp

Learn something new and boost your creativity this summer at Maker Camp, a free, online summer camp where you can work on a new project every day. Hosted by Maker Media, this virtual camp has daily activities centered around week-long themes. Although … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 7, 2014

Big Data: a Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier New Arrivals, 2nd floor This is the most interesting book written in recent times illustrating how big data is transforming our daily … Continue reading

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T3: Passwords and Your Digital Life

Passwords! There are so many passwords, PINS, and other security steps we have to juggle when doing almost anything online. Even though these can be painful to manage, it is really important to use strong, secure passwords that people (or … Continue reading

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T3: Your Digital Life

Starting next week and continuing through the summer, Tech Tips Thursday (T3) will focus on the theme of Your Digital Life. The summer is a great time to evaluate how, when, and where to create, find, store, manage, and publish … Continue reading

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“Search, seizure, and cellphones”

Would you want your cellphone searched by the police? Should they be able to do that without a warrant? Is your phone protected from that now? What about your privacy?? At 9 a.m. (Central) on Tuesday, April 29, the National … Continue reading

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Would you like to improve your typing (keyboarding)?

Many people are doing less traditional typing on their smart devices, because they’re very busy texting with just their thumbs or taking advantage of new technology that uses predictive vocabulary and touch swiping. So you may not have had much … Continue reading

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T3: Setting Up Your Devices for Wifi and Printing

Welcome to a new school year and new year of Thursday Tech Tips! Do you bring your personal laptop or other wifi-enabled device to campus? You can connect to the campus wireless network by following these instructions: Windows/Mac laptops Android … Continue reading

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Friday Fast Facts/Fun

Sometimes people talk about “new” technology without realizing just how old it really is. I culled these items from a librarian’s personal blog. Just something to think about…what technology is out there now that we haven’t started talking about yet?? … Continue reading

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