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Tech Spotlight: ChemReference

ChemReference is a free online interactive periodic table of elements. Students who are studying chemistry may find ChemReference to be a useful chemistry reference tool to use in their studies. ChemReference was created by Nathan Bookout when he was a university

Posted in Chemistry, Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Print Friendly & PDF

Print Friendly & PDF is a free Google Chrome extension that makes it easy to edit a web page to make it print-friendly before printing it out. The extension allows you to remove any unwanted text, images, and ads from

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Flashcards by NKO

Flashcards by NKO is a free mobile flashcard app that allows users to create and study virtual flashcards. Students can use this app to study and memorize material for their classes by creating and reviewing flashcards. Flashcards allows you to easily create

Posted in Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Duolingo Bots

Duolingo, the language learning site, has recently come out with a new feature that pairs chat bots with learners who want a native speaker experience without the scheduling and cost. The feature lets learners chat with bot characters drawn from

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Sensay

Sensay is a platform that helps connect people with questions to people with answers across many fields. Instead of letting bots answer questions, Sensay puts AI to work to decode users’ natural language queries and connect them automatically to a

Posted in Emerging Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: ATLA Religion Database

With over 4,000 active religions in the world, it can be difficult to track down scholarly religious research. Luckily for us, the American Theological Library Association has compiled a database of over 1,800 journals in the fields of theology and

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Jeopardy Labs

Jeopardy Labs is a website where users can create and customize their own jeopardy game templates for free. Instructors can use this tool to create jeopardy-style games for reviewing material with students during classes, which may be helpful before a test. They can have students play

Posted in Emerging Technology, Libraries, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS)

Writing a paper on some aspect of Asia and can’t find relevant research for your topic? If so, the Bibliography of Asian Studies might be the resource you need to get your research back on track. With an index of over

Posted in Asian and Asian American Studies, Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Kanopy Streaming

Kanopy is an online streaming video service that provides a wide collection of films, documentaries, and foreign language videos in a variety of academic subjects. Subjects include the social sciences, the arts, education, business, health, global studies and languages, sciences, and

Posted in Emerging Technology, Library Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Griti

Griti is a micro-tutoring platform that delivers videos for your particular school, course, and even instructor, created by past students who got an A. Griti is currently active on 52 campuses including many Ivy League and State Universities. Students with

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics