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 May, 2009


Resize Photos Fast

Resize Photos Fast

May 14th, 2009

With Picture Resizer, you can resize your photos quickly, without even opening a program!  Picture Resizer is a free application for Windows that allows you to drag and drop a JPG image or a whole folder with JPG images to resize.  Whether you need to resize images to post to a Web page, blog, PowerPoint […]


Hide Desktop Clutter with Dusty

May 7th, 2009

If you frequently clutter your Windows desktop with unused applications, then you might want to give Dusty a try. Dusty, a free application for Windows, simulates “dust” to cover items that you are not using on your desktop and taskbar.   The longer you are working in an application you will notice that unused elements on your […]