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Combat Information Overload With I Google

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  • 1. Combat information overload with iGoogle
    Luisa Rossitto
    Liaison Librarian for MSTE
  • 2. Sorry... but if you don’t like Google you might be in the wrong place...
  • 3. Huh?
    iGoogle allows you to assemble, all on one page, rss feeds, various gadgets, and tabs to organize a virtually unlimited amount of information
    Lives online, so works especially well for the chaotic and time-poor
  • 4.
  • 5.
  • 6. my (secret) igoogle page
  • 7. Go go gadget...
    Time management
    Calendars, countdown timers, “days since” timers,...
    Task management
    To do lists, notepads, reminders...
    Documentation
    Google docs, pdf creators, activity trackers...
    News + alerts
    RSS managers, individual newspaper headlines, google news...
    Networking
    Twitter, Facebook, delicious...
  • 8. A blank canvas...
    What websites do you visit in a day
    How do you use paper to organise yourself?
    How do you organise your physical spaces?
    Do you already use services from Yahoo or Google?
  • 9. Top 5...
  • 10.
  • 11. Okay, your turn...
    If you don’t already have a google account...
    Go to www.igoogle.com
    Find the link Don't have an iGoogle page? Get started.
    Take the tour or follow the wizard
    OR
    If you’re a yahoo user try http://my.yahoo.com/
    If you’re otherwise inclined try www.pageflakes.com or www.netvibes.com
  • 12. Thanks!
    l.rossitto@qut.edu.au