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 April, 2009


Capture Highlights from the Web with Clipboard

Capture Highlights from the Web with Clipboard

April 23rd, 2009

When surfing the Web, it’s all too common for us to find useful bits and pieces of information that we want to save and possibly share. We end up bookmarking tons of websites and forget about many of them — even if we have our bookmarks meticulously organized! With Clipboard, you can easily “clip” the […]


Design your Own Font

Design your Own Font

April 2nd, 2009

If you’re working on a project where any ordinary font won’t do or you’ve just got some time on a rainy day; why not create your own original font? FontStruct, a free browser tool, enables anyone to create a unique font, using an intuitive interface.  FontStruct provides simple tools (pencil/paper/eraser) that enable users to color […]