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Five Freebies  in 15 Minutes CyberTour Computers in Libraries 2007 Crystal City, Va Janie Hermann Technology Training Libr...
Word Processor and  Office Suite  Freebies <ul><li>Great alternative to pricey software </li></ul><ul><li>Often provide sh...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Calendar Freebies <ul><li>You and friends/family can access your schedule anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Many will synch with ...
 
 
 
 
Streaming Music Freebies <ul><li>Create Customized Playlists and Stations </li></ul><ul><li>Listen while you work without ...
 
 
 
 
 
Photo Freebies <ul><li>Single Integrated Search Site for Creative Commons Photographs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EveryStockPhot...
 
 
 
 
Downloadable Freebies <ul><li>Locate freeware and shareware using FileHippo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Two favorite freebies: <...
 
 
 
Contact me: Janie Hermann  YIM: janielianne email:  [email_address] Blog: librarygarden.blogspot.com
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Five Freebies in Fifteen Minutes

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A brief CyberTour given by Janie Hermann at the 2007 "Computers in Libraries" conference in Crystal City, VA.

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  1. 1. Five Freebies in 15 Minutes CyberTour Computers in Libraries 2007 Crystal City, Va Janie Hermann Technology Training Librarian Princeton Public Library
  2. 2. Word Processor and Office Suite Freebies <ul><li>Great alternative to pricey software </li></ul><ul><li>Often provide sharing features not available in traditional office suites </li></ul><ul><li>Files stored remotely (can be accessed anywhere at any time) </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ajaxwrite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>yourdraft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs & Spreadsheets </li></ul></ul>
  3. 10. Calendar Freebies <ul><li>You and friends/family can access your schedule anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Many will synch with PDAs and Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple schedules on one calendar via color coding systems </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30 Boxes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cozi Central </li></ul></ul>
  4. 15. Streaming Music Freebies <ul><li>Create Customized Playlists and Stations </li></ul><ul><li>Listen while you work without advertisements or DJs </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pandora </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LastFM </li></ul></ul>
  5. 21. Photo Freebies <ul><li>Single Integrated Search Site for Creative Commons Photographs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EveryStockPhoto </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create posters, mosaics, custom business cards, and much more with your photos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fd’s Flickr toys from bighugelabs.com </li></ul></ul>
  6. 26. Downloadable Freebies <ul><li>Locate freeware and shareware using FileHippo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Two favorite freebies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CCleaner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cleans temporary and cache files from Firefox and IE </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allows computer to run faster </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fixes registry issues </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LogMeIn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allows remote control of a computer connected to the Internet (multiple security layers) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 30. Contact me: Janie Hermann YIM: janielianne email: [email_address] Blog: librarygarden.blogspot.com
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