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2nd Annual Information and Technology Showcase

January 24th, 2017

The 2nd Annual Loyola Information & Technology Showcase will be held on Thursday, February 23rd from 9am to 1pm in the Information Commons and adjacent Donovan Reading Room. Come learn about existing library and technology resources through breakout sessions or visit some resource tables.  There are returning vendors such as Top Hat, Panopto, and SimplyMap, […]

Protect your Sensitive Data from Phishing Attacks

September 16th, 2011

Did You Know? Loyola University Chicago blocks over one million spam messages per day. What is Phishing? Phishing is an attempt to steal sensitive information, such as your social security number or passwords, by posing as a trusted organization or person. Phishers are known for using this information for identity theft and other fraudulent acts. […]

Secure your Gmail

Secure your Gmail

July 30th, 2009

When you take care of your banking online, your bank’s website uses a protocol called https to secure your financial data.  If you login to unencrypted wireless networks, i.e. at coffee shops or airports, https will keep your email encrypted so someone sharing the network can’t read it. If you use Gmail, you have the […]

How to Send Huge Email Files

February 26th, 2009

Have you ever tried sending digital pictures or video files or music files to a friend or family member, only to be stopped by the ISP (or your friendly employer) because it was too big? At Loyola we limit both inbound and outbound email attachments to 20 megabytes (20mb), which means the complete size of […]

How to Zip Multiple Files

How to Zip Multiple Files

February 19th, 2009

Sending a picture or a document as an email attachment is an easy way to share files between computers. But what if you have many files that you’d like to send, or an entire folder? Well, you could attach each item individually in an email; however this solution can be time-consuming for you and cumbersome […]

GroupWise Junk Mail Handling

October 2nd, 2008

For this week’s Tech Tip, we offer important information about the GroupWise email client. The Junk Mail Handling feature in GroupWise enables users to decide what to do with unwanted Internet items including e-mails, appointments, or tasks that are sent to your GroupWise e-mail address. This includes all e-mail, appointments, or tasks where the sender’s […]