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Ed Bilodeau
Web Services Librarian
edward.bilodeau@mcgill.ca

Sarah Severson
Digitization & Preservation Librarian
sarah.severson@mcgill.ca

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Congrès des milieux documentaires du Québec
Novmeber 25, Montréal, Québec

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  • Harnessing new technologies to get things DONE Ed Bilodeau Sarah Severson Web Services Librarian edward.bilodeau@mcgill.ca Digitization & Preservation Librarian sarah.severson@mcgill.ca
  • http://bit.ly/cmd2013newtech
  • Our philosophy When considering new tech/tools, always start with a understanding of what you need to do How are you currently doing this thing? What aspects are working well? What aspect do you want to improve?
  • Choosing a meeting time (Doodle)
  • Managing multiple accounts (HootSuite)
  • Automate (some) of your interactions
  • Extend your interaction http://www.youtube.com/user/whitehouse
  • Multiple Google identities
  • Capture everything
  • Taking notes – iAwriter/Notepad++, Dropbox
  • News reader, RSS Feeds - Feedly
  • News reader, RSS Feeds - Feedly
  • Scanning social networks for news – Flipboard (iOS)
  • Reading - Instapaper
  • Reading - Instapaper
  • Bookmarks - Pinboard
  • Scanning / reading / saving / sharing Feedly Hootsuite Flipboard Weblog Instapaper Firefox Pinboard
  • Manage and share your research
  • Generating ideas / sense making - XMind
  • Easy data visualization
  • Screenshot + Annotation
  • Sharing design ideas / mood boards - Pinterest
  • Generic web publishing  Google sites (sites.google.com)  Integrates with Google universe…  Blogger  WordPress  Tumblr
  • Publishing ebooks - PressBooks
  • Real-time, collaborative note-taking
  • Real-time, collaborative note-taking
  • Real-time, collaborative note-taking
  • Show off what you have
  • Archiving your citations – perma.cc http://perma.cc/
  • Embed some metadata
  • Portable file distribution - LibraryBox
  • In conclusion…
  • Don't forget about your existing tools!  Have you fully explored what your existing tools can do?  ex: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook  Often easier to accomplish a given task with an existing tool rather than have one more tool/app to worry about.  Don't forget about your OS and your computer!  Getting better at the basics will have an impact on everything else you do  Try to regularly learn something about your existing tools.
  • Risks of using third-party services  How safe is your personal information/data?  Private?  Secure?  Can be archived? Preserved?  What kind of support do you have if something goes wrong?  Collaborative tools: are other users forced to sign up?  Remember: what is ok for you might not be ok for work!
  • http://bit.ly/cmd2013newtech