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Digital tools: Tools to enhance teaching and learning in the library by Orla Foley


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Orla Foley takes us through some examples of digital tools that are freely available that can be used in a library setting. It includes a brief description of what each tool consists of and why it is important for CPD.

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Digital tools: Tools to enhance teaching and learning in the library by Orla Foley

  1. 1. Digital Tools: Tools to enhance teaching and learning in the library
  2. 2. There are lots of digital tools available to help support and develop your library practice. The following tools could be useful to help create and develop new learning materials for use in the library
  3. 3. Animoto: An easy way to make animated videos and slideshows Audacity Free software to make podcasts
  4. 4. Canva: Free tool to make infographs Doodle: An easy way to schedule meetings and appointments
  5. 5. Dropbox: File sharing and file storage Eportfolio Hub A guide to creating and collating e-portfolios
  6. 6. Eventbrite: A great tool to promote an event and attract attendees Flipboard: Online magazine where you can follow topics that interest you
  7. 7. Freedcamp Web-based project management tool with unlimited number of users and projects Google Drive A file storage and synchronization system with 15GB of storage space
  8. 8. ORCID A unique and free author identifier for research Powtoon: Make animated videos for free
  9. 9. Screencast-o-matic Record video and audio screencasts Slideshare Share and download animations
  10. 10. SurveyMonkey Run small scale surveys using this tool Vimeo Share and store videos
  11. 11. The tools highlighted are just a small sample of those available. Keeping up to date with new tools is worthwhile as they can be really useful in developing library practice.