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    Information Space Cowboy: iGoogle Information Space Cowboy: iGoogle Presentation Transcript

    • Cowboy
      Information
      Space
      managing your research with iGoogle
      Luisa Rossitto + Simon Hart
    • Sorry
      …but if you don’t like Google
      you might be in the wrong place…
    • Integrates google.com with your choice of content to create a personalised homepage
    • Comments
    • Huh?
      iGoogle allows you to assemble small bites of information into an online “launchpad”
    • Online
      Information is available from anywhere, cannot break or be misplaced
    • Information
      Information that you generate and information that you are gathering
    • You need: an accountNote: a gmail account is a google account
    • You get:A blank canvas that you populate with various gadgets
      My igoogle page
      Gadget 1
      Gadget 1
      Gadget 3
      Gadget 4
      Gadget 2
    • You also need: an idea about what information interests you
    • my (secret) igoogle page
    • my (secret) igoogle page
    • my (secret) igoogle page
    • my (secret) igoogle page
    • my (secret) igoogle page
    • my (secret) igoogle page
    • my (secret) igoogle page
    • my (secret) igoogle page
    • my demo igoogle page
    • Dis for demo!
    • Project Management: 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, search boxes...
      Networking
      Twitter, Facebook, delicious...
      You make
    • Project Management: 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, search boxes...
      Networking
      Twitter, Facebook, delicious...
      You gather
    • Best gadgets: Information you make
    • Best gadgets: Information you gather
    • Best gadgets: Specialist health tools
    • Best gadgets: Life essentials
    • Dis for demo!
    • DIY health gadgets…
    • Tabs: great for
    • As a collaborative tool? Create a google account for your workgroup…
    • Or “share” tabs or individual gadgets
    • Dis for one last demo!
    • Trustworthiness?
      Pretty much like the rest of the internet…
    • Social element: Author profiles + user stats
    • Social element: Ratings + feedback
    • Housekeeping
      May need cleaning up, deleting or replacing.
      Remember you can give feedback!
    • A blank canvas...
      What websites do you visit in a day
      What paper based organisers do you use: what’s on your desk?
      Use the tabs (work/life, unique projects)
      Try to limit to what you will use, and not get carried away with cosmetics!
    • Gadget development…
    • Theme development…
    • A la carte… via URL
      http://www.google.com/ig/sharetab?source=stb&stid=114824926056962625758d67ae71300ae797ca55534789c3eaca1
    • Thanks!
      Luisaluisa.rossitto@otago.ac.nz