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Fifteen Freebies  in Fifty Minutes New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference April 2007 Janie Hermann Robert Keith,...
Word Processor and  Office Suite  Freebies <ul><li>Great alternative to pricey software </li></ul><ul><li>Often provide sh...
 
 
 
 
 
Organization Freebies <ul><li>You and friends/family can access your schedule and lists anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Many wi...
 
 
 
 
 
Photo Editing Freebies <ul><li>Pixer.us and Picnik </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload and edit photos entirely in your web brows...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Video/Broadcasting Freebies <ul><li>Edit and create your own movie montages </li></ul><ul><li>Combine video files with pho...
 
 
 
 
Productivity Freebies <ul><li>CCleaner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Removes temporary files, fixes registry conflicts and edits s...
 
LogMeIn <ul><li>Live Demo </li></ul>
Social Freebies <ul><li>Web 2.0 = sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing includes books we read/own, bookmarks, photos, etc.  <...
 
 
 
 
 
Fun Freebies <ul><li>Krazydad’s   Colr   Pickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Flash applet to choose pictures from various Flic...
Contact us: Janie Hermann  jhermann @princetonlibrary.org Bob Keith [email_address] 1-800-443-0315 Slides will be hosted a...
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Fifteen Freebies in 50 Minutes

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Presentation by Janie Hermann and Bob Keith given at the NJLA Annual Conference (April 2007)

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Fifteen Freebies in 50 Minutes

  1. 1. Fifteen Freebies in Fifty Minutes New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference April 2007 Janie Hermann Robert Keith, New Jersey Statewide Reference Center http://njreference.org
  2. 2. Word Processor and Office Suite Freebies <ul><li>Great alternative to pricey software </li></ul><ul><li>Often provide sharing features not available in traditional office suites </li></ul><ul><li>Files stored remotely (can be accessed anywhere at any time) </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ajaxwrite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>yourdraft </li></ul></ul>
  3. 8. Organization Freebies <ul><li>You and friends/family can access your schedule and lists anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Many will synch with PDAs and Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tada List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create personal or group lists and share via RSS or post to your blog </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cozi Central </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple schedules on one calendar via color coding systems </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 14. Photo Editing Freebies <ul><li>Pixer.us and Picnik </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload and edit photos entirely in your web browser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save and download finished photo to your computer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The GIMP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Source competitor to Photoshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bit of a learning curve, but more full featured than web-based alternatives </li></ul></ul>
  5. 21. Video/Broadcasting Freebies <ul><li>Edit and create your own movie montages </li></ul><ul><li>Combine video files with photos, music and text to create professional results </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One True Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SplashCast </li></ul></ul>
  6. 26. Productivity Freebies <ul><li>CCleaner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Removes temporary files, fixes registry conflicts and edits startup programs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LogMeIn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remotely control a computer from anywhere on the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Useful for remote tech support </li></ul></ul>
  7. 28. LogMeIn <ul><li>Live Demo </li></ul>
  8. 29. Social Freebies <ul><li>Web 2.0 = sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing includes books we read/own, bookmarks, photos, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LibraryThing = sharing books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us = sharing bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare = sharing presentations </li></ul></ul>
  9. 35. Fun Freebies <ul><li>Krazydad’s Colr Pickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Flash applet to choose pictures from various Flickr photo groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live Demo! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pandora </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listen to streaming audio customized music playlists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live Demo! </li></ul></ul>
  10. 36. Contact us: Janie Hermann jhermann @princetonlibrary.org Bob Keith [email_address] 1-800-443-0315 Slides will be hosted at: http://njreference.org Slides will be posted at the NJLA Blog: http://blog.njla.org/

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