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This guide lists free technology resources that you can try on your own and facilities where you can go get help. It also lists poster printers and software that are available across the campus in special locations. All printing does have a fee.
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Campus Technology Resources

This guide will help you locate free resources available for faculty, students and staff at the University of Michigan. If you have other suggestions, please let us know!

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If you like to learn by watching, bring your headphones and visit the Knowledge Navigation Center, Faculty Exploratory (Hatcher Library) and the Tech Deck (Shapiro Library) or Groundworks in the Duderstadt Center on North Campus for access to  You can check out the website ( from any computer to see the list of software tutorials, but only a few are available for free - you must physically come in to the facilities listed above.


Find Safari TechBooks

Safari Tech Books

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If you like to learn by reading, the Safari Tech Book collection is like standing in front of all those computer help books you see at the bookstore. Hundreds of software books are available for free, and allow full-text searching, so you can find exactly what you are looking for. You must access the site from the Library's homepage ( so you are authenticated as a UM user. In the search box, type in safari then choose the Safari Techbooks from the Database list.


Teaching and Technology Collaborative (TTC) Workshops

The TTC provides free workshops on a variety software - find the currently listing at All sessions are free to UM faculty, staff and students, but registration is required. If you are interested in a topic that is not listed, please email


Handouts and Consultation

Handouts from workshops provided by the Library's Faculty Exploratory are available online. You can also get help in person at a variety of facilities - check the "Getting Help" tab for more information.

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Knowledge Navigation Center/ Faculty Exploratory/ TechDeck
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Knowledge Navigation Center (KNC): (734) 647-5836
Faculty Exploratory: (734) 647-7406
TechDeck: (734) 647-1926
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