Get Google With It! Karen Kliegman, GCT NYC '08 School Librarian~Educational Technologist Searingtown School-Herricks UFSD-Albertson, New York Adjunct Professor~ Long Island University, New York School of Education: Graduate Educational Technology; Library & Information Science Twitter/Skype: kkliegman [email_address]
...HOLD ON TO YOUR HATS! SO MANY APPS, SO LITTLE TIME!
Image Credit: http://sacramentoscoop.com/2010/01/07/project-hat-at-crocker-art-museum/ As a School Librarian... ...you wear many hats.
Your Library Manager Hat (Sometimes we HAVE to wear the hat of a Politician!)
Image Source: http://manolomen.com/images/hot-dog-hat.jpg Your creative hat…
Google Confidential and Proprietary Which Google tool fits with which of the hats you wear? Image Source: www.skeezixthecat.com/.../propbeanie-726193.jpg
Google Confidential and Proprietary Image Source: http://www.logoogle.com/images/logooward/january%2005/hot-red-google-logo.gif Google’s Mission To organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.
Google Confidential and Proprietary Mission Today~ To See How Google Apps can work for the School Library! Google Alerts Google Search Google Books I know it’s the end of the day--->have your coffee ‘cause there’s a lot of info coming your way!! Google Scholar Google Docs Google Sites
Google Confidential and Proprietary GOOGLE ALERT
http://www. googlelabs .com/?tags=search What is Google Labs? Google Labs is a playground where our more adventurous users can play around with prototypes of some of our wild and crazy ideas and offer feedback directly to the engineers who developed them. Please note that Labs is the first phase in a lengthy product development process and none of this stuff is guaranteed to make it onto Google.com . While some of our crazy ideas might grow into the next Gmail or iGoogle, others might turn out to be, well, just plain crazy.
When you click on YouTube News, you will see news stories being archived through YouTube ~ you can refine your search with search options on the YouTube site (YouTube is owned by Google).
Google Search Youtube Safety Mode: Click On Safety Mode on lower part of your YouTube "Home" page. (Log into your account to keep setting Setting cannot be changed without password.) * All comments are hidden by default. * If you view comments, objectionable words are replaced by asterisks. * Safety Mode applies to all videos displayed on your "Home" page as well.
http://image-swirl.googlelabs.com/ Google Image Swirl organizes image search results based on their visual and semantic similarities and presents them in an intuitive exploratory interface. Eliminates that hit-or-miss frustration by organizing images in neat, expandable thumbnail stacks for users to explore.
1. Currently search 7 million texts 2. Points you to where you can purchase or find the actual book 3. Browse by topic/category on left
FULL VIEW: The Full View allows you to view any page from the book, and if the book is in the public domain, you can download, save and print a PDF version to read at your own pace. LIMITED VIEW: If the publisher or author has given us permission, you can see a limited number of pages from the book as a preview. SNIPPET VIEW: The Snippet View, like a card catalog, shows information about the book plus a few snippets – a few sentences to display your search term in context. NO PREVIEW VIEW: Like a card catalog, you're able to see basic information about the book. VIEWS Set your preferences in advanced search.
Suggested Reading Lists: Create Virtual Bookshelfs for Your Classes and/or teachers.
Three Methods* to Assess Learning in the Library Media Center* and Tips begun by Fran Bullington http://docs. google .com/present/view?id=drbr377_322dhjkxvjk What’s New in Google Docs: http://www.google.com/google-d-s/whatsnew.html Just launched! Upload any file Your files will be stored in their original format and downloadable from anywhere. Shared folders Simultaneously share a group of docs with other librarians, teachers, or students, by sharing an entire folder with them. Bulk upload Upload multiple files quickly to your Docs list. Use Google Forms for Surveys, Polls, and Learning Assessments. Google Docs
Use Google Sites to create your library website and integrate various Google Apps! http://sites.google.com/site/herricksvlmc/home Google Sites
Credits: Some portions of this presentation were adapted from presentations created by Lisa Thumann, Kern Kelly, and Chad Kafka. Some portions from Google Help pages. Most hat images from www.cafepress.com www.zazzle.com Librarian (labeled for reuse) images from Flickr or from Google Images Picasso Image Source: http://www.galanart.com.au/picasso-19/picasso-set-1/woman-with-a-blue-hat-566.html