B.D. Owens Library Tools

There are many tools that are available to faculty,staff, and students within the library. These tools can be helpful with research, writing papers, and reserving rooms for study or work.

Making the Most of Your myNorthwest

MyNorthwest is the hub, the meeting place, of a great many resources. At your disposal through myNorthwest are news, current events on campus, activities, CatPAWS, information on residence halls, your housing application, student services, a direct link to the library, links to the student directory, bill payment, email, eCompanion, and the university calendar.

Tips and Tricks to Outlook Live

With Office Outlook Web Access, you can use a Web browser to access your Northwest Exchange Server mailbox from any computer with an Internet connection. You can use Outlook Web Access with Microsoft Internet Explorer or many other browsers for UNIX, Apple Macintosh, or computers running Microsoft Windows.  Here are some Tips and Tricks to [more…]

QR Codes Decoded

An explanation of the mysterious black and white boxes and how to create your own


If you have never heard of LightScribe before, you are not alone. However, this cool and useful feature of your new Northwest notebook should not be overlooked. Have you ever wished you could make a good looking label for your CD, but could not because you did not have the resources? Well, the wait is over. Not [more…]

Antivirus protection and personal computer configuration

After arriving back on campus, you might be quickly disappointed and easily frustrated with your laptop running slow.  Hopefully this is not the case, but if so, there are a few quick things that you could do to help get it back up-to-par. The reason the laptops might be running slower is because if the [more…]