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Tech Spotlight: Kahoot!

A little competition always gets the blood running – whether it’s competition with your classmates or with yourself.   Kahoot! quizzes and jumble-puzzles with pictures, music, and other fancy features.  You can also browse the thousands of Kahoot! puzzles that

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Tech Spotlight: Khan Academy

Wouldn’t it be great if you learned something and it just… stayed in your brain?  Forever?  Sadly, learning doesn’t always stay with us, and sometimes you just don’t “get it” the first time you study something.  While usually we have

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Tech Spotlight: EasyBib

What’s the worst part of writing a research paper for your class?  Some might think that it’s the actual writing that’s the hard part – but all students know that the worst thing is actually writing the Works Cited page! 

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University Libraries Presents: STEM Speakers Series

The University Libraries is honored to have Dr. Chang Kee Jung, a SUNY Distinguished Professor in Physics, significant contributor to the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics, and shared award winner of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, present the

Posted in About Us, Physics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: OverDrive

Living in a dorm room doesn’t leave you a lot of space to store your Harry Potter novels, and the campus library isn’t heavy on recreational reading.  Solve your problems without spending a cent on e-books by tapping into two

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Tech Spotlight: Greenshot

Taking a screencap the old-fashioned way is not very efficient – press the PrtScn button and presto!  You now how a giant cap of your entire desktop that now needs to be imported into a graphics editor.  Streamline your screencapping

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Tech Spotlight: iTunes U

iTunes U is a great source of free educational materials.  You can access it through iTunes on your laptop or through the iTunes U app on your phone or tablet.  Hundreds of universities and cultural institutions offer free access to

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Tech Spotlight: GoodReads

One great way to relax after class is to sit down with a good novel.  However, sometimes it is hard to find a great book to sink your teeth into or to remember if you’ve read that author before.  Some

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Tech Spotlight: Pixabay

As we all know, plagiarism and intellectual property rights are prime subjects these days for academics and business people alike.  It’s difficult to find sources of media that are available for use without stepping on someone else’s intellectual property rights.

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Tech Spotlight: PDFescape

Sometimes Adobe Acrobat just doesn’t do the job when you need to work with a PDF.  Limited functions, clunky controls… or maybe you’re just on a computer that doesn’t have the appropriate program and you don’t have the permissions to

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