Library STFC Update: Winter 2019

This is Tim Bostelle, Head of IT for the UW Tacoma Library, and I’d like to take a second to talk about equipment funded by the UW Tacoma Student Technology Fee Committee, the STFC. The STFC is a student-run organization which meets every year to decide how to use your Student Technology Fee to fund Read More…

Printing Changes in the Library

Major upgrades to mobile printing and the printing infrastructure in the Library arrived over the Winter break, courtesy of the Library, UW Tacoma Student Technology Fee Committee, and UW Seattle’s Creative Communications. Simplified Mobile Printing The first change is that students no longer need to download a driver for their laptop and instead simply visit Read More…

Finding and Using Open Resources

Finding openly licensed resources is not difficult, and with the help of Washington’s Open Attribution Builder it is very easy to correctly attribute the work to its’ author. In Google Images, use the “Tools” button after you run a simple search to limit your results to openly licensed images. Choose a license from the drop Read More…

3D Printing is Back!

Fall quarter is here and it is a good time to remind folks that the Library has a 3D printer you can use. You can read more about the 3D printer, the materials we use to print, and the rules governing the printer over on the Learning and Research Commons web site. For students, prints Read More…

Welcome back!

Happy Fall Quarter, huskies! The library staff has been hard at work over the summer, and we’ve got some updates that will make the library even easier for new and returning students to use as they dive into the academic year. Textbook program here to stay Our textbook pilot program is now a permanent (and Read More…