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Cool Tools For Library

  1. 1. Cool Tools for Webmasters October 28, 2007 Internet Librarian 2007 Frank Cervone Northwestern University Darlene Fichter University of Saskatchewan
  2. 2. Communicating Ideas Photo: Grant Neufeld via Flickr (CC)
  3. 3. Sketchcast.com http://sketchcast.com/view/9q1zvgj
  4. 4. JingProject.com <ul><li>Little app that’s always ready to capture and share images or screen </li></ul><ul><li>Use when showing works better than telling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do I change a setting? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do I renew my books? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do I “Mark and Email” a list of articles? </li></ul></ul>From TechSmith who make Camtasia and Morare
  5. 5. Checking Due Dates http://screencast.com/t/pDcWyoTczks
  6. 6. Just in Time Demos
  7. 7. picnik
  8. 8. Just For Fun! http://www.kerpoof.com http://www.kerpoof.com/create?view=7l1941k134h19
  9. 9. Slideshare.net
  10. 10. Other PowerPoint Sharing Tools <ul><li>Scribd – supports searching text </li></ul><ul><li>SplashCast – combine PPT, mp3, images </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho Show – edit online, jump to a slide </li></ul><ul><li>SlideAware – best stats, limit access </li></ul>
  11. 11. thumbalizr.com <ul><li>Capture screen or page image </li></ul><ul><li>Default sizes: 150, 320, 640, 800, 1024 or 1280 or custom </li></ul>Screen Page
  12. 12. Visual PageRank www.iwebtool.com/visual_pagerank
  13. 13. IBM Unstructured Information Modeler <ul><li>Analyze unstructured data sets </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically classify and create categories </li></ul><ul><li>Works for 1,000 to 10,000 records </li></ul>
  14. 14. IBM Unstructured Information Modeler <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback and comment forms from a beta site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech support requests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual reference transaction logs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All blog comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All book reviews in the catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More info available in “Mining the Talk” by Scott Spangler, Jeffrey Kreulen </li></ul>
  15. 15. Customizing # of Classes
  16. 16. Drill Down, Create Reports
  17. 17. Utilities Photo by p2wy via Flickr (CC)
  18. 18. DiffDaff http://www.diffdaff.com/
  19. 20. LogView http://www.tucows.com/preview/504173
  20. 21. Development Photo by Purple Cloud via Flickr (CC)
  21. 22. SOAP Sonar <ul><li>Testing and analyzing Web Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Services Functional Testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complex SOAP WSDL Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identity Management </li></ul></ul>http://www.crosschecknet.com/
  22. 23. Evolved http://www.home.no/evolved/
  23. 24. Perl Express http://www.perl-express.com/
  24. 25. Fun with images Photo by joyyagid via Flickr (CC)
  25. 26. Photo slideshow http://flash.dvd-photo-slideshow.com
  26. 29. Flashgallery Generator http://www.flashgallerygenerator.com/main.aspx
  27. 30. Search and Indexing Photo by reclusivemonkey via Flickr (CC)
  28. 31. Google SiteMap Builder <ul><li>http://www.sitemapbuilder.net/ </li></ul>http://www.sitemapbuilder.net
  29. 32. Open source federated searching <ul><li>Library Find (Oregon State) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// libraryfind.org / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>dbWiz (Simon Fraser University) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// dbwiz.lib.sfu.ca/dbwiz / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Masterkey (Index Data) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.indexdata.dk/masterkey/ </li></ul></ul>
  30. 33. IBM Omnifind Yahoo Edition <ul><li>Supports up to 500,000 documents </li></ul><ul><li>Go from installer to searching in minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use graphical tools to configure look-and-feel </li></ul><ul><li>Configurable synonyms and featured links increase relevancy </li></ul>
  31. 39. Google Coop CSE www.google.com/coop/cse
  32. 42. OpenURL Referrer Toolbar http://openly.oclc.org/openurlref/
  33. 47. Flog Blog http://apps.facebook.com/flogblog/
  34. 48. Freedom Photo by colodio via Flickr (CC)
  35. 49. Pack Your Own Browser <ul><li>Portable Firefox – bundled with portable apps to take bookmarks, extensions, passwords </li></ul>
  36. 50. But wait…there’s more! <ul><li>Asterisk Logger v1.02 - Reveal passwords behind asterisks (***) </li></ul><ul><li>Undelete – Recovers Deleted Files, Unerases Lost Data </li></ul><ul><li>Unstoppable Copier – Recover all bytes from scratched CDs </li></ul><ul><li>Simple File Shredder – Securely delete files so they can't be restored </li></ul><ul><li>KeePass – Store all your passwords in one database, locked with one master key </li></ul>

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