INFORMATION AGE TOOLS Google Applications & More KAREN K. HEIN University of Nebraska at Omaha [email_address] 2008  NLA/N...
CLOUD COMPUTING <ul><li>“… a system where users can  connect to  a  vast network of computing resources, data and servers ...
CELEBRATIONS <ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Outsourcing of IT Costs & Support </l...
FRUSTRATIONS <ul><li>Backup </li></ul><ul><li>Security of Data </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Terms ...
CLOUD TYPES <ul><li>Suites </li></ul><ul><li>Visualization Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Utiliti...
SUITES <ul><li>Google http://www.google.com/intl/en/options/ </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho http://www.zoho.com/ </li></ul><ul><li...
VISUALIZATION TOOLS <ul><li>Bubbl.us http://bubbl.us </li></ul><ul><li>Mindmeister http://www.mindmeister.com/ </li></ul><...
COLLABORATION <ul><li>Webconferencing Vyew –  http://vyew.com/ Acrobat Connect –  http://www.acrobat.com/ Elluminate –  ht...
COLLABORATION (CONT’D) <ul><li>Pod- / Vod- / Screen-casting Jing --  http://www.jingproject.com/ Gabcast --  http://www.ga...
FILE STORAGE & CONVERSION <ul><li>File Storage Services Dropboks –  http://www.dropboks.com Amazon Simple Storage Service ...
<ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
CONTACT INFORMATION <ul><li>Karen K. Hein </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Library Media / Library Scie...
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    1. 1. INFORMATION AGE TOOLS Google Applications & More KAREN K. HEIN University of Nebraska at Omaha [email_address] 2008 NLA/NEMA Annual Conference | Lincoln, NE | Friday, October 17, 2008
    2. 2. CLOUD COMPUTING <ul><li>“… a system where users can connect to a vast network of computing resources, data and servers that reside somewhere &quot;out there,“ usually on the Internet , rather than on a local machine or a LAN or in a data center” (Kay, 2008, p. 25). </li></ul><ul><li>Kay, R. (2008, August 4). Cloud computing. Computerworld , 42 (31), 25. Retrieved October 6, 2008, from ABI/Inform Global. </li></ul>
    3. 3. CELEBRATIONS <ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Outsourcing of IT Costs & Support </li></ul>
    4. 4. FRUSTRATIONS <ul><li>Backup </li></ul><ul><li>Security of Data </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Terms of Use </li></ul><ul><li>Migration </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul>
    5. 5. CLOUD TYPES <ul><li>Suites </li></ul><ul><li>Visualization Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities File Storage & Conversion </li></ul>
    6. 6. SUITES <ul><li>Google http://www.google.com/intl/en/options/ </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho http://www.zoho.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Acrobat Connect http://www.acrobat.com/ </li></ul>
    7. 7. VISUALIZATION TOOLS <ul><li>Bubbl.us http://bubbl.us </li></ul><ul><li>Mindmeister http://www.mindmeister.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wordle http://wordle.net </li></ul><ul><li>Imagination 3 http://imagination3.com/ </li></ul>
    8. 8. COLLABORATION <ul><li>Webconferencing Vyew – http://vyew.com/ Acrobat Connect – http://www.acrobat.com/ Elluminate – http://www.elluminate.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Tasks / Project Management Remember the Milk – http://www.rememberthemilk.com Backpack – http://www.backpackit.com/ </li></ul>
    9. 9. COLLABORATION (CONT’D) <ul><li>Pod- / Vod- / Screen-casting Jing -- http://www.jingproject.com/ Gabcast -- http://www.gabcast.com/ </li></ul>
    10. 10. FILE STORAGE & CONVERSION <ul><li>File Storage Services Dropboks – http://www.dropboks.com Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) – http://aws.amazon.com/s3/ </li></ul><ul><li>File Conversion Utility Zamzar – http://www.zamzar.com/ </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
    12. 12. CONTACT INFORMATION <ul><li>Karen K. Hein </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Library Media / Library Science Education </li></ul><ul><li>University of Nebraska at Omaha </li></ul>

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