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Online Resources for Personal Enrichment

Online Resources for Personal Enrichment

College is all about improving yourself, so why not look to the wonderful world-wide web for some extracurricular enrichment? Check out the following sites to bolster your skills and make learning a habitual part of your life, even beyond school. Readfa.st Homework is a full-time job. Know what would make it faster? Being able to ...

Digital Textbooks & Online Tools

Digital Textbooks & Online Tools

Textbooks are expensive. And let’s face it, the added costs of tutoring and supplemental resources are no help when you’re not doing very well in a class. Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up some great alternative options. The list below includes places where you can find both course materials and books for free online. Coursera.com Coursera ...

Online Study Tools: Organization and Environment Tools

Online Study Tools: Organization and Environment Tools

The internet is full of websites designed to meet your every need, from political gossip to cat memes. However, when it’s time to get down to business it can be difficult to find reliable tools to help you get the job done. This series presents a collection of websites that offer distinct, well-developed resources to ...

How Chrome Can Make You More Efficient

Spend enough time in the IT department of any college, and you’ll likely hear several conversations about Internet browsers: whether to use Chrome or Safari, why Firefox is under-appreciated and whether Internet Explorer is really finally dead.  Arguments about the pros and cons of browsers are entertaining. However, at the end of the day, all ...

Online Study Tools: Information Retention

Online Study Tools: Information Retention

The internet is full of websites designed to meet your every need, from political gossip to cat memes. However, when it’s time to get down to business it can be difficult to find reliable tools to help you get the job done. This series presents a collection of websites that offer distinct, well-developed resources to ...

You Should be Using: Mendeley for Easier Research Management

You may have your own research management system, but Mendeley was created for that exact purpose and has the features to prove it. It’s a free research management system and social network that handles all your needs, from source discovery to generating citations and bibliographies, in one place. The goal is to simplify and organize ...

You Should be Using: FloatNote for Phone Call Reminders

You Should be Using: FloatNote for Phone Call Reminders

Picture this: after just settling back in after break Mom calls to remind you to call your Uncle and wish him a happy birthday. By the time you get off the phone it’s completely slipped your mind and you end up missing it altogether. It happens, right? FloatNote uses pop up note reminders when you’re ...