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Quiz: What Blogging Platform is Right for You?

What Blogging Platform is right for you?   1. What do you want to do with blogging? What do you want to mainly use your blog for? (or something like that) a)    Mostly view b)    Mostly post c)    Read and post equally d)    Only view   2.  To whom are you trying to reach? What read more »

Keeping up with the times

It is the middle of September! Which can only mean the latest fall fashions are out and especially the new fall tech. Today, Apple is unveiling the Iphone 5. Amazon has already released its Kindle Fire. New apps are coming up everywhere. Most importantly perhaps though, Windows 8 will soon be out this October and read more »

Team Awesome Blast from the Past Edition!

Today is Friday! Do you know what that means…? It means Fall break starts tomorrow! And we get to stuff our faces full of good food! Think about all that delicious gravy… mmmm… gravy… *drools* Er… I mean… it’s the next post for Team Awesome Blast from the Past Edition! Can you guess who this read more »

Team Awesome Blast from the Past Edition!

Did you figure out who we were referring to in our last post? It’s Juliana Perry! 1) What is your name? Juliana Perry 2) When did you work for Team Awesome? August 2007- October 2009 3) ITD or Help Desk? Mostly ITD, with a weekly Help Desk shift when we were doing those, and I read more »

Team Awesome Blast from the Past Edition!

There has been an incredible response from former Team Awesome members! So, we will be featuring them more often (because they are that awesome)! Remember who this is? Yes! It is Ranti Junus! 1) What is your name?: Ranti Junus 2) When did you work for Team Awesome?: 2000-2001 3) ITD or Help Desk?: ITO read more »

Team Awesome – A Blast from the Past Blog Edition

Can you guess who this is? It’s former Team Awesome member, Elizabeth (Edwards) Beers along with another Team Awesome alum, Shane Beers! We thought it would be fun to include feature past members on this blog as well, especially after the response we got when we introduced our 2010-2011 Team Awesome crew. So, I present read more »

The Importance of Proper Troubleshooting

Many years ago I was not a geeky ITD GA who went around trying to fix technology problems here at GSLIS…  I was simply a geeky High School student who loved to play with computers.  I remember begging my mom and dad to get us a new family computer.  The new Powermac G4 towers were read more »

LEEP On-Campus

I knew something was different in GSLIS when I walked in the east door of the building this morning. Instead of being greeted by the quiet hum of classes in rooms 126 and 131, I found myself face-to-face with a bake sale. And not just any bake sale, but a bake sale featuring huge slices read more »

Team Awesome!

Ever wonder who is moderating your LEEP class? Or who sets up your conference calls? Or maybe you’re just wondering who all these awesome (and extremely good looking) people are on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the GSLIS building. Well you’re in luck – it’s the Team Awesome blog edition! So who is Team read more »

Zotero Debugging

Zotero is an amazing research tool well known to librarians. It, however, is not perfect. The University of Illinois Main Library knows from testing that the Zotero Firefox plug-ins automatic proxying feature sometimes erroneously decides to attempt to proxy the library home page (or any page) in basically an endless loop when trying to use it from read more »