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Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
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Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
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Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
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Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
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Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
Nevada Library Association -- Freebies
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  • 1. Enhancing Productivity with Web 2.0 Tools Janie L. Hermann, Princeton Public Library, Princeton NJ
  • 2. Web 2.0 is… <ul><li>A Social, Collaborative Web </li></ul><ul><li>Defined by trends and sites such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs - Wikis - Podcasts – Tagging - RSS Twitter – Facebook - MySpace - YouTube - Screencasts - de.licio.us - furl - Flickr - IM – lastfm - Mashups </li></ul>2.0
  • 3. Web 2.0 is … <ul><li>The Read/Write Web </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory and Social </li></ul><ul><li>Information consumers and contributors are often one in the same </li></ul><ul><li>But what does this really mean? </li></ul>
  • 4. http://www.briansolis.com/2008/08/introducing-conversation-prism.html
  • 5. Website Traffic Graph comparing myspace.com, youtube.com and flickr.com
  • 6. Tim O’Reilly’s Concise Explanation Source: http://www.oreilly.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html
  • 7. How can I benefit? <ul><li>New sites and tools are being released at an astonishing rate </li></ul><ul><li>Most of these sites are free for basic use </li></ul><ul><li>Many sites and tools are available that will help you save time </li></ul><ul><li>You can connect with friends and relatives more easily </li></ul>
  • 8. Hit Me Later <ul><li>A “snooze button” for email </li></ul><ul><li>Resend an important email for a later date so that it does not get buried in your inbox or as a reminder </li></ul><ul><li>Simple to use, no account required </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hitmelater.com/ </li></ul>
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  • 10. Memjog <ul><li>Send text message reminders to your cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>Generate lists and save them on your cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>Never forget an appointment or birthday again </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.memjog.net/ </li></ul>
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  • 15. Wakerupper <ul><li>No account required </li></ul><ul><li>Just like a hotel wake up call </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate worry about missing flights, morning meetings, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule regular reminder phone calls with a free account </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.wakerupper.com/ </li></ul>
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  • 17. Wakerupper <ul><li>Demo available at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.wakerupper.com/index.php/2008/05/demogirl-profiles-wakerupper / </li></ul>
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  • 19. MonkeySee <ul><li>Motto: See how the experts do it </li></ul><ul><li>“ Experts” in a variety of areas post short how-to videos </li></ul><ul><li>Viewers can comment and rate </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to share and post videos </li></ul>
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  • 22. Zamzar <ul><li>Quickly converts files from one format to another </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates need for conversion software </li></ul><ul><li>Convert text, image, video, and sound files (large array of file extensions available) </li></ul><ul><li>Conversions emailed for downloading </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zamzar.com </li></ul>
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  • 30. Picnik <ul><li>Online photo editing in your browser </li></ul><ul><li>No program installation required </li></ul><ul><li>Import pictures from your PC or online </li></ul><ul><li>Some features require premium subscription </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates seamlessly with flickr </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.picnik.com </li></ul>
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  • 37. FlickrCC <ul><li>Created and hosted by bluemountains.net </li></ul><ul><li>Search via tags and text for Creative Commons pictures posted to flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons licensing allows you to use the photos based upon user specifications (ie: attribution, non-commercial, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/ </li></ul>
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  • 40. Doodle <ul><li>Polling and Scheduling made easy </li></ul><ul><li>No need to create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule a meeting and be assured you have the best possible date </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to update </li></ul><ul><li>http://doodle.ch </li></ul>
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  • 48. Instructions on how to participate. Summary of results
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  • 50. Jott <ul><li>Consider this to be Voice Mail 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of texting, use Jott from your cell phone to call a toll-free number and have a spoken note transcribed then texted, or e-mailed to yourself – or to anyone else you choose. </li></ul><ul><li>Great for leaving email messages while on the go or sending posts to your blog while on the road. </li></ul><ul><li>http://jott.com </li></ul><ul><li>1-866-JOTT-123 </li></ul>
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  • 54. Tada List <ul><li>Create, Share, and Store &amp;quot;to do&amp;quot; lists for everything from your Christmas shopping to daily task list </li></ul><ul><li>Lists are stored online and accessible from any computer via your account </li></ul><ul><li>Share your lists with others via RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Save for future reference – great for packing lists </li></ul><ul><li>http://tadalist.com/ </li></ul>
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  • 58. Senduit/YouSendIt <ul><li>Both allow you to send and share very large files without freezing up email or taking down a network! </li></ul><ul><li>No registration required </li></ul><ul><li>YouSendIt will hold the file for 30 days and send an email to the recipient </li></ul><ul><li>Senduit lets you determine how long the file stays live (up to 30 days).  Provides you with a download link. </li></ul><ul><li>http://senduit.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://yousendit.com </li></ul>
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  • 64. Slideshare <ul><li>Think of it as YouTube for PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>A great place to share your own PowerPoint presentations and slidecasts or to view what others have posted </li></ul><ul><li>Create a social network with others who share your interests </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net </li></ul>
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  • 70. How to locate “Freebies” <ul><li>PC Magazine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top 101 Sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Free Software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SEOmoz’s Web 2.0 Awards </li></ul><ul><li>The Webware 100 Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Time Magazine’s 50 Coolest Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Filehippo (freeware with some shareware) </li></ul>Constantly Scan Tech Blogs,Tech News Sites and the Popular Media!
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  • 74. Discussion Time … and Questions and Comments and Feedback!
  • 75. Contact Information: Janie Hermann [email_address] Slides will be hosted at: http://www.slideshare.net/JanieH I blog at: http://librarygarden.blogspot.com

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