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Megan Fitch
, Chief Information Officer
Pegg Stoddard, Executive Secretary

The Beloit College
Information Services and Resources (ISR) Division provides access to information resources, supports their use, and serves as a center for engaged learning.  Staff located in Mayer Hall and Col. Robert H. Morse Library and Richard Black Information Center collaborate and consult with faculty, students, and staff to provide a learning and living environment dedicated to the cultivation of liberally educated persons.

The
Library provides access to the online catalog (BELCAT), a rich collection of electronic resources, and information about Beloit College Library services.

Information Technology (IT)
provides technology resources and services to students, faculty, and staff. Policies related to technology purchases, the Academic Technology Fund Plan (ATF) for faculty equipment replacements and other Library and IT services can be found on the ISR Plans and Policies page.

  • Jenzabar Project Update: October 1, 2012

    October 2, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    The Jenzabar team is moving past software implementation to utilization and next steps in this month’s JET Project Update.

  • Portal Upgrade

    August 30, 2012 at 9:07 am

    The Portal will be unavailable Tuesday, September 4, from 7:00am to 8:00am for a required upgrade.  We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have any trouble logging into the Portal after 8:00am on Tuesday or if you have any questions about this scheduled downtime, please feel free to contact the IT Help Desk at isrhelp@beloit.edu.

  • Information Technology on Facebook

    August 20, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    Hello world! Beloit College Information Technology is now on Facebook.

  • Jenzabar Project Update: August 14, 2012

    August 15, 2012 at 8:15 am

    Jenzabar EX and the Portal are now live, but the project continues!  Check out the Jenzabar Implementation Project website for a full update.

  • Access to BELCAT has now been restored

    August 14, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    Access to BELCAT, the Library catalog, has now been restored.

  • BELCAT unavailable Tuesday, August 14

    August 13, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    BELCAT, the Library catalog, will be unavailable Tuesday, August 14, in order to complete routine catalog updates.

  • Recent Symantec Endpoint Protection Upgrade

    July 19, 2012 at 10:38 am
    The college recently upgraded Symantec Endpoint Protection to the newest version. The new version performs better and uses fewer resources. IT is in the process of upgrading all of the college owned computers in the classrooms and public labs to assure they are running up-to-date software before the start of the fall semester.
  • Streamlined access to subscription resources from off-campus

    July 6, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Library staff are configuring and testing a new tool to facilitate access to electronic journal, database, and ebook services for students, faculty, and staff working and researching from off-campus computers. While implementation and testing are underway, some on and off-campus users may encounter a new page requesting username and password information.

  • Jenzabar Project Update: July 2, 2012

    July 3, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    The clock is ticking down as the team completes the final tasks in preparation for going live.  Check out the Jenzabar implementation website for a full project update.

  • Google Drive Now Available on iOS Devices

    July 2, 2012 at 10:15 am

    Google Drive has been available to Android devices for a couple weeks now. You can now access the documents you have in Google Drive from your iOS device! Access is as simple as downloading the app and signing in.

  • CSA Illumina databases moving to ProQuest in July

    June 13, 2012 at 11:24 am

    On July 11, there will be a change in the way the the following databases are accessed: PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS, PsycINFO, and GeoRef.

  • Jenzabar Project Update:June 11, 2012

    June 11, 2012 at 11:44 am

    The team’s main focus in May was setting up portal functionality as well as modifying the look of the portal to fit Beloit’s needs.  For a full project update, click here.