“ Freebies and Libraries : how to work with no budget” Top 10 free applications Phil Bradley http://www.netvibes.com
1. Home/start pages (Netvibes)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Blogs <ul><li>WordPress, Blogger, Typepad </li></ul><ul><li>Not a diary, an interactive website </li></ul><ul><li>Curre...
 
 
 
3. Wikis <ul><li>Collaborative webspaces </li></ul><ul><li>Short, medium or long term </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent for cros...
 
 
 
4. Twitter <ul><li>Timely information (circa 1 second) </li></ul><ul><li>Promotional tool </li></ul><ul><li>Learning tool ...
 
 
5. Multimedia <ul><li>YouTube Stream </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul>
Communication - Podcasts <ul><li>Provide access to audio content </li></ul><ul><li>Guides/tours around a library </li></ul...
 
Equipment
YouTube
 
Flip Cameras
Uses in a classroom <ul><li>Record and share learning tips </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate scientific concepts </li></ul><ul...
6. Screencasting software <ul><li>Record and save screen presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Store in a variety of places/form...
Screencast-o-Matic
Screenr
BB Flashback Express
My worked example
7. Web 2.0 for searching - Search builders <ul><li>Create your own search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Limit to trusted sites...
That would be: <ul><li>Rollyo </li></ul><ul><li>Google Custom Search Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Eurekster swicki </li></ul>
And… <ul><li>Topicle </li></ul><ul><li>Quintura   </li></ul>
Google Custom Search
8. “Guiding Tools” <ul><li>Tailored access to resources </li></ul><ul><li>Students use at their own pace </li></ul><ul><li...
Krunchd
Fur.ly
Trailfire
Pearltrees
Jogtheweb http://www.jogtheweb.com/run/FKRZ1SQDhvv7/Multimedia-resources-for-librarians
LiveBinders
Museumbox
9. Social media activities <ul><li>NOT just Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Go to where the conversations are </li></ul><ul><li...
Facebook
 
 
 
 
 
And finally... <ul><li>Is it an office management tool? </li></ul>
Or Instant messaging services?
Or collation resources?
10. QR Codes <ul><li>Easy to create with QR creation software </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use with a smartphone and reader <...
 
 
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  1. 1. “ Freebies and Libraries : how to work with no budget” Top 10 free applications Phil Bradley http://www.netvibes.com
  2. 2. 1. Home/start pages (Netvibes)
  3. 10. 2. Blogs <ul><li>WordPress, Blogger, Typepad </li></ul><ul><li>Not a diary, an interactive website </li></ul><ul><li>Currency </li></ul><ul><li>Different ‘voice’ </li></ul>
  4. 14. 3. Wikis <ul><li>Collaborative webspaces </li></ul><ul><li>Short, medium or long term </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent for cross dept/university comms </li></ul>
  5. 18. 4. Twitter <ul><li>Timely information (circa 1 second) </li></ul><ul><li>Promotional tool </li></ul><ul><li>Learning tool </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion tool </li></ul>
  6. 21. 5. Multimedia <ul><li>YouTube Stream </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul>
  7. 22. Communication - Podcasts <ul><li>Provide access to audio content </li></ul><ul><li>Guides/tours around a library </li></ul><ul><li>Content that can’t easily be made available in other formats </li></ul><ul><li>Content that is accessible on the move </li></ul><ul><li>Not time or place dependent. </li></ul>
  8. 24. Equipment
  9. 25. YouTube
  10. 27. Flip Cameras
  11. 28. Uses in a classroom <ul><li>Record and share learning tips </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate scientific concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Practice interview techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Sports coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome videos </li></ul><ul><li>Language learning </li></ul>
  12. 29. 6. Screencasting software <ul><li>Record and save screen presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Store in a variety of places/formats </li></ul><ul><li>Easy and simple to use </li></ul>
  13. 30. Screencast-o-Matic
  14. 31. Screenr
  15. 32. BB Flashback Express
  16. 33. My worked example
  17. 34. 7. Web 2.0 for searching - Search builders <ul><li>Create your own search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Limit to trusted sites </li></ul><ul><li>As small as you want, as large as you need </li></ul><ul><li>Use the given URL or </li></ul><ul><li>Cut and paste onto your own site </li></ul><ul><li>Use them and then throw them </li></ul>
  18. 35. That would be: <ul><li>Rollyo </li></ul><ul><li>Google Custom Search Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Eurekster swicki </li></ul>
  19. 36. And… <ul><li>Topicle </li></ul><ul><li>Quintura </li></ul>
  20. 37. Google Custom Search
  21. 38. 8. “Guiding Tools” <ul><li>Tailored access to resources </li></ul><ul><li>Students use at their own pace </li></ul><ul><li>Can be annotated </li></ul><ul><li>Can be simple lists </li></ul>
  22. 39. Krunchd
  23. 40. Fur.ly
  24. 41. Trailfire
  25. 42. Pearltrees
  26. 43. Jogtheweb http://www.jogtheweb.com/run/FKRZ1SQDhvv7/Multimedia-resources-for-librarians
  27. 44. LiveBinders
  28. 45. Museumbox
  29. 46. 9. Social media activities <ul><li>NOT just Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Go to where the conversations are </li></ul><ul><li>Pop culture </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul>
  30. 47. Facebook
  31. 53. And finally... <ul><li>Is it an office management tool? </li></ul>
  32. 54. Or Instant messaging services?
  33. 55. Or collation resources?
  34. 56. 10. QR Codes <ul><li>Easy to create with QR creation software </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use with a smartphone and reader </li></ul><ul><li>Embed onto websites, publications, shelves – anywhere! </li></ul>
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