Personalise Your Homepage

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Presentation as part of a hands-on workshop to librarians about customizing start up webpages.

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Personalise Your Homepage

  1. 1. Personalise your homepage Doing something for yourself
  2. 2. Web2.0 meets Librarian2.0 after hours <ul><li>Learn best by doing </li></ul><ul><li>Learn best when having fun </li></ul><ul><li>Learn more easily with a buddy </li></ul><ul><li>Absorb new learning best in small bytes/bites </li></ul>
  3. 4. W hat you will learn to do today: <ul><li>Personalise your home or start page by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifying personalised start page websites & choosing one </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple drag and drop method </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to a few Web2.0 websites </li></ul></ul>
  4. 6. NETVIBES
  5. 7. PAGEFLAKES
  6. 8. Pageflakes traits <ul><li>Sleek & pretty </li></ul><ul><li>Drag & drop interface </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple tabs for categorizing interests </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of widgets (chunks of portable code) or “flakes” to add </li></ul><ul><li>RSS (webfeeds) reader/ aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>Input your city will customise your weather widget automatically for Cape Town </li></ul>
  7. 10. TABS
  8. 11. Identifying widgets Delicious.com Library Thing Slideshare.net
  9. 15. Thank you!

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