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Free tool: Stickies (color notes for your desktop)

What it is: Software that provides virtual “paper notes” on your desktop

What it does: “…yellow rectangular windows onto which you can put some text notes. Once created, they will stay on screen until you take them away. Just like a real sticky piece of paper.” (developer’s description from the Stickies homepage)

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Free tool: IrfanView (for images, graphics, multimedia)

What it is: “IrfanView is a fast and compact image viewer/converter. It is trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals.” —Irfan Skiljen, developer

What it does: “…can view, edit, and convert image files and play video/audio files. It is noted for its small size, speed, ease of use, and ability to handle a wide variety of graphic file formats, and has some image creation and painting capabilities.” (from Wikipedia.org’s IrfanView page)

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Departments: Need a quick tech tip or demo?

Need a quick tech tip at your next department meeting? Request a session with technology staff from the Information Technology Assistance Center (iTAC). They can give a 15- to 30-minute presentation on topics such as: