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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: Quickly Start New Google Doc, Sheet, Form…

Start a new Google Doc, Sheet, Form, Slide, or Site by just entering doc.new, sheet.new, etc. into your browser URL bar. You don’t even have to be logged into Google Drive before you try this.

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T3: Audio Transcription Using Google Docs

If you need to transcribe interviews, videos, screencasts, or podcasts for research or teaching purposes, it can be hard to know what services will produce quality transcriptions. You can pay for transcription services that are done by human but this … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — October 23, 2018

Boss Fight Books by Various Authors GV 1469.3 B67 v. 1-18 New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor Boss Fight Books, founded in Los Angeles in June 2013, “publishes great books about classic video games. Each book takes a critical, historical, and personal … Continue reading

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T3: Adding Library Resources to a Canvas Course

The Library Resources integration in Canvas syncs with our LibGuides system to automatically load the appropriate library research guide into your Canvas course. We use the course name and number to determine if a particular course guide or a subject … Continue reading

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T3: Official Transcripts

Congratulations! You are done with another semester! If you need official transcripts for internships or graduate school get them soon as the fees are going up on June 1st. Effective June 1, 2018: The price of an official transcript will … Continue reading

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T3: New Audio Transcription App

Lifehacker has a review of a new audio transcription app, Otter Voice Notes, that uses artificial intelligence to transcribe audio in real time. Audio transcription is good for interviews, oral history projects, lectures, and meetings. Although the AI transcription is … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — May 8, 2018

Deej Directed by Robert Rooy, Words by David James Savarese; producers, Robert Rooy, David James Savarese LC4717.5 .D432 2017 New Arrivals Island DVDs, 2nd floor “Abandoned by his birth parents and unable to speak for himself, DJ Savarese (“Deej”) found … Continue reading

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T3: Lynda.com Training Sessions

The Learning Technology Center and Lynda.com would like to invite you to sign up for some great Lynda events we have planned for Wednesday, April 25th. Our Lynda.com representatives will be on campus and will be offering the following presentations. … Continue reading

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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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