Zotero Use a ‘research assistant’ like Zotero Watch a demonstration video http://www.zotero.org/
Google Docs 24 Work on files using Google Docs
Evernote Needs to be downloaded and installed on your computer
Evernote Evernote for iPhone lets you create notes, snap photos, and record voice memos that you can then access any time — from your iPhone, computer, or the web. https://www.evernote.com/about/download/iphone/
Notefish Needs to be downloaded and installed on your computer = Firefox or IE add-on “Notefish makes internet research simple- it is the easiest way to save, organize and share snippets of internet web pages that you find. You can customize the resulting notes by moving them around, changing their colours, organizing them into sections, and share them with others - all from your web browser.” (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2766)
mySchoolog 15 languages ; enter all your classes and assignments; also features a variety of tools such as calculators, log charts and file storage so you can access school related files from anywhere. (http://farroutlinks.net/blog/tag/scheduling/)
Finding Feeds Topix.net - This search tool allows you to locate recent newsfeed items based upon keyword or phrase searching. It focuses specifically on news and media feeds for information, not blogs. Syndic8.com - Syndic8 is an open directory that contains thousands of RSS feeds which users have submitted. Technorati- Technorati is a popular blog-finding tool. Since RSS feeds are inherent to all blogging tools, Technorati Blog Search can help you find RSS feeds for topic-specific blogs you may be interested in.
Feed Readers or Aggregators Google Reader My Yahoo Bloglines Feedly iGoogle Pageflakes Netvibes
Organise your work Organise your space Organise your time Organise your links & feeds Succeed at University
Sites referred to Bloglines http://www.bloglines.com/ Use this website to find and collect your RSS feeds Delicious http://delicious.com The best-known, easy to use social bookmarking site - never again lose that essential link! Diigo http://www.diigo.com Another brilliant bookmarking site - you can also highlight and annotate sites - essential for your research. Evernote http://www.evernote.com/ A free application where you can save videos, podcasts, web pages, notes, photos and access them from any computer or iphone. Fences http://www.stardock.com/products/Fences/ A great downloadable application to unclutter your desktop
Sites referred to Google Calendar http://www.google.com/calendar Organise yourself and never miss anything again! Google Docs http://docs.google.com To use Google Docs, you need a Google Account, then you can upload and share a range of documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Google Reader http://www.google.com/reader Organise and read all the feeds from your favourite sites. iGoogle http://www.google.com/ig Apersonal homepage to go with your Google account. Similar to Netvibes and PageFlakes mySchoolog http://www.myschoolog.com/ A free, multilingual website for organising your classes, assignments, exams, appointments and notes.
Sites referred to Netvibes http://www.netvibes.com A great way of organising your life online. You can add a huge range of widgets - calendar, mail, Twitter, to-do lists, feeds, bookmarks and more. Notefish http://www.notefish.com/ Save, organise and share snippets of web pages. Onenote A very powerful Windows 7.0 program for collecting any type of information together in the one place. It’s not online though, so you have to be using your own computer to access your work. Pageflakes http://www.pageflakes.com/ Similar to iGoogle and Netvibes, Pageflakes is a personalised website where you can add RSS feeds and all kinds of widgets to get yourself organised. Remember The Milk http://www.rememberthemilk.com/ A great way to manage your tasks from anywhere, especially if you have an iphone. Never forget anything again!
Sites referred to Springnote http://www.springnote.com/en Allows you to create pages, to work on them together with your friends, and to share files.Springnote is also a great tool for group projects. Syndic8 http://www.syndic8.com/ This is an open directory that contains thousands of RSS feeds which users have submitted. Technorati http://www.technorati.com/ This is a popular blog-finding tool which can help you find RSS feeds for topic-specific blogs you may be interested in. Thinklinkr http://thinklinkr.com/ Create, organise and share outlines with other members of your group Topix.net http://www.topix.net/ This search tool allows you to locate recent newsfeed items based upon keyword or phrase searching. It focuses specifically on news and media feeds for information, not blogs.
Sites referred to TrackClass http://trackclass.com/ An excellent website for organising your school or uni life. Keep track of your classes, assignments, exams, calendar, reminders, notes and files. WebNotes http://www.webnotes.net An online bookmarking and note-taking tool Zotero http://www.zotero.org/ Lets you collect links and whole pages, organize them into folders and tag them, and generate a citation list from them. You can also jot down notes on anything you save
Images used 93 Acknowledgements - Images Craft drawers by evelynishere, on Flickr at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/evelynishere/2680853104/in/set-72157616213735873/ Bookshelf spectrum, revisited by chotda, on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/santos/1704875109/ Jo and the filing by Max au, on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/max_au/2791259517/ Tickler File and A-Z reference by Stephanie Booth, on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bunny/203863198/ Another custom order of memo pockets by Kasaa, on Flickr at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/kasaa/2315571104/ Before by Stompy, on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stompy/3198375507/ After by Stompy, on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stompy/3199223780/ Christmas Music by Automania, on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/automania/74037479/ Teenage boy studying by Getty Images at: www.gettyimages.com/.../Brand-X-Pictures Teenage boy eating by Getty Images at: www.gettyimages.com/detail/57303586/Stockbyte Created by Mrs Anne Robinson, Librarian, The Dixie Grammar School, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. Available from the Library Online Website: http://library-online.org.uk This presentation and web links to go with it will be uploaded to the Learning Skills page of the site.
Acknowledgements - Images Boy studying http://geoparent.com/featured/tag/homeschool-vs-public-school/ Paperclips http://www.theorganizinggenie.com/category/clear-the-clutter/ Disorganised man clipart http://farroutlinks.net/blog/tag/scheduling/ Brisbane Grammar School http://www.brisbanegrammar.com/ UQ students www.foundationyear.com/.../UQ_StudentsSteps.jpg/ The Bedroom Floor by stevecx, on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/steve_cx/103487577/ A filing system that works! by cactusdude666 on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cactusdude666/4152686306/ My ridiculously messy room by Christopher Woods on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/christopherw/293371087/ Messy desk at Office Interior Design Blog by Space http://www.spaceinc.net/blog/index.php/category/office-furniture/ Hangers anyone? By evelynishere, on Flickr at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/evelynishere/2846939053/in/set-72157616213735873/ Images used 94
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