Author Archives: Diana

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.

Westlaw Campus Research (New Stuff Tuesdays)

Westlaw Campus Research has replaced NexisUni as our legal database. It contains primary and secondary legal sources including statutes, codes, and case law, the American Jurisprudence legal encyclopedia, and the Corpus Juris Secundum. It also contains some business information such … Continue reading

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How We Got to the Moon (New Stuff Tuesday)

John Rocco’s lavishly-illustrated book tells the stories of missions to the moon from Sputnik to Apollo 11. His pictures and text explain complicated science and technology concepts in ways that kids (and adults) can understand. Even better than his engineering … Continue reading

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Research@UWW: Saved Items Missing & Saved Searches

Saved Items Missing: Several users throughout the University of Wisconsin System have reported a loss of item records saved to their Research@UWW account. The problem coincides with the recent upgrade. We have notified our vendor about this issue and they … Continue reading

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Tiny Habits (New Stuff Tuesday)

B. J. Fogg researches human behavior at Stanford University and shares his method for creating lasting positive changes: starting small by breaking behaviors down into smaller parts and changing your environment to help set yourself up for success. This short, … Continue reading

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Awaken (New Stuff Tuesdays)

As we approach a new calendar year, perhaps paging through this gorgeously printed book and reflecting on the art and philosophy of Tibetan Buddhism will help you bring closure to the old year and begin preparation for the new. From … Continue reading

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T3: Embed Films on Demand in Canvas

If you would like to embed a video from Films on Demand into your Canvas course, you should ALWAYS use the Films on Demand integration from within Canvas itself. Embedding within Canvas using the embed code copied from Films on … Continue reading

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T3: Add Library Resources to Canvas

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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Welcome Back, Warhawks!

We miss you, Warhawks! But the Library staff is still available to help you with your research. You may reach us by phone, live chat or email — or schedule an appointment with a librarian on the Library web site. … Continue reading

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T3: Annotating PDFs and Word Documents Online

Suddenly find yourself needing to read everything online? Learn how to take notes on PDFs or other files. Google Drive: You can use the commenting feature in Google Drive to highlight and comment on Microsoft Word documents and on PDFs. … Continue reading

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The Last Elephants (New Stuff Tuesday)

This post is written by Hanna Srour, Reference Desk Student Assistant. Oftentimes, nonfiction books are thought to be rather dull or irrelevant. The Last Elephants is absolutely neither of these things. Containing a large variety of articles, photographs, and poetry, … Continue reading

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