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Cool Tools for Library Webmasters - Internet Librarian 2007


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Neat tools for library webmasters to help design, publish, code sites, share ideas, etc.

Presented by Frank Cervone and Darlene Fichter

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Cool Tools for Library Webmasters - Internet Librarian 2007

  1. 1. Cool Tools for Webmasters October 28, 2007 Internet Librarian 2007 Frank Cervone Northwestern University Darlene Fichter University of Saskatchewan
  2. 2. Communicating Ideas Photo: Grant Neufeld via Flickr (CC)
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  4. 4. <ul><li>Little app that’s always ready to capture and share images or screen </li></ul><ul><li>Use when showing works better than telling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do I change a setting? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do I renew my books? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do I “Mark and Email” a list of articles? </li></ul></ul>From TechSmith who make Camtasia and Morare
  5. 5. Checking Due Dates
  6. 6. Just in Time Demos
  7. 7. picnik
  8. 8. Just For Fun!
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  10. 10. Other PowerPoint Sharing Tools <ul><li>Scribd – supports searching text </li></ul><ul><li>SplashCast – combine PPT, mp3, images </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho Show – edit online, jump to a slide </li></ul><ul><li>SlideAware – best stats, limit access </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Capture screen or page image </li></ul><ul><li>Default sizes: 150, 320, 640, 800, 1024 or 1280 or custom </li></ul>Screen Page
  12. 12. Visual PageRank
  13. 13. IBM Unstructured Information Modeler <ul><li>Analyze unstructured data sets </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically classify and create categories </li></ul><ul><li>Works for 1,000 to 10,000 records </li></ul>
  14. 14. IBM Unstructured Information Modeler <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feedback and comment forms from a beta site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech support requests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual reference transaction logs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All blog comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All book reviews in the catalogue </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More info available in “Mining the Talk” by Scott Spangler, Jeffrey Kreulen </li></ul>
  15. 15. Customizing # of Classes
  16. 16. Drill Down, Create Reports
  17. 17. Utilities Photo by p2wy via Flickr (CC)
  18. 18. DiffDaff
  19. 20. LogView
  20. 21. Development Photo by Purple Cloud via Flickr (CC)
  21. 22. SOAP Sonar <ul><li>Testing and analyzing Web Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Services Functional Testing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complex SOAP WSDL Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identity Management </li></ul></ul>
  22. 23. Evolved
  23. 24. Perl Express
  24. 25. Fun with images Photo by joyyagid via Flickr (CC)
  25. 26. Photo slideshow
  26. 29. Flashgallery Generator
  27. 30. Search and Indexing Photo by reclusivemonkey via Flickr (CC)
  28. 31. Google SiteMap Builder <ul><li> </li></ul>
  29. 32. Open source federated searching <ul><li>Library Find (Oregon State) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>dbWiz (Simon Fraser University) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Masterkey (Index Data) </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  30. 33. IBM Omnifind Yahoo Edition <ul><li>Supports up to 500,000 documents </li></ul><ul><li>Go from installer to searching in minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use graphical tools to configure look-and-feel </li></ul><ul><li>Configurable synonyms and featured links increase relevancy </li></ul>
  31. 39. Google Coop CSE
  32. 42. OpenURL Referrer Toolbar
  33. 47. Flog Blog
  34. 48. Freedom Photo by colodio via Flickr (CC)
  35. 49. Pack Your Own Browser <ul><li>Portable Firefox – bundled with portable apps to take bookmarks, extensions, passwords </li></ul>
  36. 50. But wait…there’s more! <ul><li>Asterisk Logger v1.02 - Reveal passwords behind asterisks (***) </li></ul><ul><li>Undelete – Recovers Deleted Files, Unerases Lost Data </li></ul><ul><li>Unstoppable Copier – Recover all bytes from scratched CDs </li></ul><ul><li>Simple File Shredder – Securely delete files so they can't be restored </li></ul><ul><li>KeePass – Store all your passwords in one database, locked with one master key </li></ul>