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 September, 2009


A Guide to Understanding Image Formats

September 10th, 2009

If you’ve ever worked with photo-editing software, you’re probably aware of the numerous file formats for saving digital images, ranging from JPG to GIF to TIFF.  Some formats are proprietary to specific software, while others can be used across programs and platforms.  There are several factors to consider when selecting an image format, such as […]


Discover New Blogs with Google Reader

September 3rd, 2009

If you have favorite news sites or blogs that you like to visit every day, you may already be already using a feed reader to manage your subscriptions.  Web-based feed readers such as Google Reader, enable users to subscribe to and read multiple weblogs and news feeds all in one place, from any computer or […]