Academic Tech Tips by ITRS

ITRS, or Instructional Technology & Research Support at Loyola University Chicago, is the team behind Academic Tech Tips.

Our staff specializes in a diverse range of academic technologies, ranging from classroom equipment solutions, research technologies, and learning design.

Visit Academic Tech Tips for updates on Loyola’s instructional and research technologies, upcoming events and upgrades, and other uses of tech in teaching and learning!

Archive for January, 2009


Password Protect Your PowerPoint

January 22nd, 2009

Technology Tips receives questions about technology that are sent to training@luc.edu. Instructors and students also email blackboard@luc.edu with Blackboard related questions. We thought it would be a good idea to start compiling some of these questions and occasionally share the answers in our weekly Tech Tips.   Q:  I want to place my PowerPoint lectures on […]


Easily Search for Academic Resources with Google Scholar

January 15th, 2009

Google Scholar is a free search service that offers the capability to search for scholarly literature across the Web. With Scholar, searchers are able to find peer-reviewed papers, abstracts, and citations from a variety of scholarly organizations such as academic publishers and universities.  Scholar provides the straightforward interface and convenience we’re accustomed to with a […]