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Internet tools for students

  1. 1. Internet Tools for students<br />Benjamin García<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />This presentation provides information about web search tools and other web-based resources useful for academic work.<br />
  3. 3. Content<br />Finding Scholarly Resources <br />Searching Blogs<br />Current Awareness via RSS<br />Organization and Citation Tools<br />Media Sharing<br />Internet Archiving <br />
  4. 4. Finding Scholarly Resources <br />Google Scholar<br />Google Book Search<br />Worldcat.org<br />Searches the collections of thousands of libraries worldwide and identifies local libraries that hold copies of items of interest. <br />
  5. 5. Creating and Searching Blogs<br />Blogspot.com<br />Google blog search<br />
  6. 6. Current Awareness via RSS<br />RSS can deliver information easily to your browser and alert you to what's new on a particular webpage or in a particular database.<br />Igoogle<br />
  7. 7. Organization and citation tools<br />del.icio.us<br />del.icio.us is a social bookmarking site that collects and shares your own and everyone else's favourite bookmarks on the web.  Useful for exploring bookmarks to resources identified by other users sharing similar interests.<br />
  8. 8. Media Sharing<br />Youtube<br />Flickr<br />A photo sharing website that allows users to upload and share photos.  In addition, content can be downloaded and, where permissions permit, used for other purposes. <br />
  9. 9. Internet Archiving<br />Internet Archives<br />Its Way Back Machine will often provide access to webpages that have been removed from the Internet or have been altered substantially over time.  Also provides access to many file types, including moving images and audio.<br />
  10. 10. Others<br />Google Toolbar<br />Dipity<br />
  11. 11. Research<br />Spreeder to help you do all your reading faster.<br />
  12. 12. Learning and brainstorming<br />Research is useless if you’re not actually learning anything. An ideal way to learn new material is by using concept mapping or mind mapping<br />Comapping. (Comapping offers real-time mind map editing from multiple users, which is ideal for virtual team brainstorming.)<br />
  13. 13. Collaboration Tools<br />Skype (VoIP, chat and filesharing). Skype allows you to have an IM or voice chat with one or more classmates while simultaneously passing files to each other.<br />
  14. 14. Presentation Tools<br />Embed your presentations into a web page with SlideShare.<br />

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