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Category Archives: tech tips
T3: Print what you need to Vote
If you are voting in today’s election, you will need to bring these things with you. If you are planning on using a UW-Whitewater HawkCard, you must also present a UW-W Voter Enrollment Verification form to show proof of enrollment … Continue reading
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New Full Text Finding Tools
The UWW Libraries recently debuted some new tools to help you get to the full text of an article faster. LibKey Nomad is a browser extension that makes finding the full text of articles that UWW has access to easier … 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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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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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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Kanopy change is now Live!
As we mentioned in our “Kanopy changes to come!” post on January 21, 2020, we have implemented the change and gone to a mediated model. This means that any Kanopy film that does NOT have a current license, as found … Continue reading
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Kanopy changes to come!
The Library has offered Kanopy streaming films for several years now; however, their pricing model is unsustainable for us, especially in a year of cost-cutting. The Kanopy pricing model is a per-film license model, costing $150 for each one-year one-film … Continue reading
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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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