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 October, 2010


Manage Your Web Feeds With Alesti

Manage Your Web Feeds With Alesti

October 21st, 2010

If you have favorite news websites or blogs that you like to visit everyday, it’s possible to automatically receive the latest articles on one page, almost like getting the morning paper delivered to your doorstep.  With Alesti, you can easily subscribe to blogs and RSS feeds and access them from any computer or mobile device. […]


Remove Clutter when Reading on the Web

Remove Clutter when Reading on the Web

October 7th, 2010

Readability is an online tool that allows you to read articles and online literature without all the clutter and advertisements. Follow these simple steps to enable this tool: Visit:  http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/ Choose your preferences: Drag the Readability icon into your bookmarks bar Whenever you find a worthy online article, just click on the readability button and […]