Scholarly Smackdown: Google Keep vs. Trello

Looking for a very basic project management tool to create to-do lists, stay on-track, and maybe even get things done? On today’s Scholarly Smackdown we will discuss two possible options: Google Keep and Trello. Both tools feature: Bulletin board format that shows a page of lists No cost options Online-only web application with neither a desktop version nor […]

Review: Don’t Make Me Think Revisited

Don’t Make Me Think Revisited by Steve Krug  is yet another updated classic available at Scholarly Commons and online as an e-book. Steve Krug of Advanced Common Sense talks about usability, which he defines as when “A person of average (or even below average) ability and experience can figure out how to use the thing […]

Researchers access library on the go

The library continues to enhance its mobile website. Researchers can now access the following features at http://m.library.illinois.edu with a mobile Web browser: Searching the library catalog & requesting materials. Renewing materials on your account & checking request status. Locating material on physical or electronic reserve (the ability to read PDFs of e-reserve documents will vary, […]