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!

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Create Charts Online with Gliffy

Create Charts Online with Gliffy

November 6th, 2013

Gliffy is a web-based application for creating diagrams. There are a variety of graphics and templates available such as Venn diagrams, flowcharts, floor plans and different shapes to help you get started. Here are some examples of Gliffy diagrams: On the site, there is an option for a free or premium membership. With the free […]


Create 3D Models with Google SketchUp

January 21st, 2011

Trimble’s SketchUp (formerly a part of Google) is free three-dimensional imaging software. It features simple tools that help you design 3D content. You can create shapes, buildings, machines or models. ¬†SketchUp allows you to share your creations on its website’s gallery or export them into TIFF, JPEG and PNG files.