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Tech Spotlight: Libib

Like many of my friends and family members, I have a problem.  A problem with books, CDs, DVDs, and video games.  A problem in which I keep buying them and bringing them home, and then forgetting I have them, and

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Tech Spotlight: Genius Scan

Can’t make it down to the SINC site to scan that document for your professor?  Need to send a good quality copy of your work to your classmate?  Take advantage of a tool you already have in your pocket –

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Tech Spotlight: Wired-Marker

One of the biggest problems that we as students have is keeping track of all the fascinating information that we find floating around the internet!  With a book, it’s easy to circle, star, or flag important information that you need

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Tech Spotlight: Grammarly

Grammarly is a free google chrome extension that checks what you write and helps you fix any mistakes you make while writing. Grammarly tracks what you write and gives you suggestions on how to improve your writing. While Google Chrome already

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Tech Spotlight: Empower

Empower is a banking app that seeks to replace and consolidate all of your other banking information into a single easy to use app. It’s difficult for college age students to keep track of all of the daily expenses they have

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Tech Spotlight: Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America or DPLA connects you to libraries and museums in order to access collections for free. With DPLA you will have access to photographs, books, maps, sculptures, artwork, and other museum materials from your computer.

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Tech Spotlight: Desmos

Desmos is a company that develops online math tools such as, graphing calculators. The goal of Desmos is to give free access to tools for math and get rid of the high costs of physical calculators, which have been somewhat of a

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Tech Spotlight: data.world

data.world is a website dedicated to creating and distributing datasets.  With access to millions of different datasets from uses in all fields, data.world helps you to be able to create your own data and distribute it publicly to everyone, or give

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Tech Spotlight: Class Central

Class Central is an online catalog of Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs. These MOOCs are usually taught by universities over the internet. Some of the most popular MOOCs are; Coursera, edX, FutureLearn, and Udacity. Class Central allows you to browse through

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Dr. Anurag Purwar on Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices

On April 19, the final lecture of the spring 2017 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series, Dr. Anurag Purwar engaged audiences with his talk, “Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices” in the Special Collections Seminar Room, second floor of the

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