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Powerpoint presentation evaluating the web based application Remember The Milk

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    Remember the Milk (RTM) Remember the Milk (RTM) Presentation Transcript

    • PNC/RML: Geeks Bearing Gifts Final Project, Spring 2009 by Kelly Thormodson
    • WII-FM (What’s In In For Me)
      • I keep lists. Lost of lists. Usually on small pieces of paper shoved in my pocket or handbag.
      • As with everything, lists are going high tech. They are going Web 2.0
    • Remember the milk
      • Remember the milk is an online to-do (task) list manager. It allows you to keep your running list of items to do in one online location accessible from any computer with Web access.
      • http://www.rememberthemilk.com
    • Remember the milk…first look click on the Signup link to start (it’s free)
    • RTM (as it is commonly referred to)
      • Allows you to set up tasks
      • Assign due dates
      • Make repeat tasks
      • Help section and weekly blog available for additional information and assistance
      • You can add contacts and create group task lists
      • Can be used with other web applications
    • Services
      • You can use RTM on its own or as a gadget in Gmail, iGoogle, Twitter, Google calendar, Netvibes, and there is a mobile version available for use with a web-enabled mobile device
      • My personal preference is iGoogle as you can see from the next slide
    • RTM on iGoogle
    • RTM on iGoogle
      • With the iGoogle gadget I get my RTM list when I log into iGoogle so I don’t have to go to the RTM website
      • I can add tasks from the gadget
      • I can mark tasks complete, postpone or edit from the gadget as well
    • Use by libraries and other organizations
      • Based on my literature and general web searching I couldn’t find any libraries or other organizations using RTM
      • There are probably groups out there using it who have not openly advertised or published about it
      • I imagine that if an organization were to use RTM for a group/project task list application that it would work
      • It would probably work best for a smaller organization or department
      • All contacts in the calendar would need to agree on how it will be used and agree to check it everyday
      • RTM would work for group project tasks, assigned by a project leader or by the individual
      • Small hospital libraries could use if for day-to-day work tasks, especially if there were a variety of volunteers assisting throughout the day
      • Check the RTM, mark complete when done, next person checks the list and goes from there
    • Ease of use
      • RTM is fairly easy to use.
      • I picked it up quickly but there are nuances I have yet to figure out
      • Help section is available, if you are patient enough to search it (I’m not)
    • Where to go from here personally…
      • I will keep using it. I really like it.
      • There is a RTM Pro version available for $25/year which allows you to sync to Blackberry and iPhone
      • I think that if I were to upgrade my phone I would invest the $25 to have my to-do list with me anywhere and always up-to-date
    • Where to go from here professionally
      • I just went to a larger institution where RTM would not work. But if I were in a smaller organization I would seriously look at this for Daily checklists for students or volunteers. Project assignments to staff members. It is easy and free. It is worth a look.
    • Remember the milk
      • http://www.rememberthemilk.com
    • Thank you
      • Kelly Thormodson, MLIS
      • Coordinator, Education & Research
      • Hardin Library for the Health Sciences
      • University of Iowa
      • 600 Newton Road
      • Iowa City, IA 52242
      • [email_address]