Web-vertise Your Library


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Use exciting and unique Web 2.0 applications to showcase your library program, book collection, and student research projects. Make glog, screencasting, Shelfari and Wordle part of your everyday conversation. Give your library a web presence by publishing and sharing content quickly and easily. Webvertise your library!

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  1. 1. Web-vertise Your Library! [email_address] http://www.slideshare.net/jmcgee http://www.ladigitalimmigrants.wikiwpaces.com Jan McGee West Monroe High School Coordinator of Library Programs Ouachita Parish School System
  2. 2. This is Web 2.0 <ul><li>Jessica Hagy </li></ul><ul><li>http://indexed.blogspot.com/2008/08/this-is-what-20-means.html </li></ul>If the bottom axis is library members/cardholders and left axis is library programs/collections/ services, is it easier to digest?
  3. 3. SlideShare <ul><li>Upload and store PPT Presentations to Share </li></ul><ul><ul><li>View Only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creates unique url </li></ul><ul><li>Generate html code to embed in blog, wiki, etc. </li></ul>http:// www.slideshare.net
  4. 4. Slide.com <ul><li>Add images from “My pictures” </li></ul><ul><li>Add Internet images </li></ul><ul><li>Select type of show, skins, special effects </li></ul>http://www.slide.com <ul><li>Link to slide show </li></ul><ul><li>Create html code </li></ul><ul><li>for embedding </li></ul>
  5. 5. Slide.com http://www.slide.com
  6. 6. MakeSweet.com <ul><li>Upload images from computer </li></ul><ul><li>Create animated gif images from templates </li></ul><ul><li>Save As . . . . </li></ul><ul><li>Use in PPT or on web </li></ul>http:// www.makesweet.com
  7. 7. Photobucket <ul><li>Upload photos & images </li></ul><ul><li>Chose type of slide show </li></ul><ul><li>Create hyperlink or generate code for </li></ul><ul><li>embedding </li></ul>http://www.photobucket.com
  8. 8. Wordle <ul><li>Generate word clouds from text that you supply </li></ul><ul><li>Word size based upon frequency of usage </li></ul><ul><li>Tweak with choice of fonts, colors, word positions. </li></ul><ul><li>Print or generate html code to embed </li></ul>http://www.wordle.net
  9. 9. MixBook <ul><li>Upload images from files, PhotoBucket or other image sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Select background, design, theme, and add text. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange photos on pages or use Automix </li></ul><ul><li>Publish to web or order print copy. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows collaborative projects </li></ul><ul><li>Program generates html code for embedding. </li></ul>http://www.mixbook.com
  10. 10. MixBook Student Project <ul><li>http://www.mixbook.com/books?bid=2358975 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Smilebox <ul><li>Upload images or video from computer or the web </li></ul><ul><li>Select a theme </li></ul><ul><li>Select copyright-free music </li></ul><ul><li>Publish to web </li></ul><ul><li>Program generates html code to embed </li></ul>http:// smilebox.com /
  12. 12. Smilebox: Native American Projects <ul><li>http://smilebox.com/play/4e5441344d4463314f513d3d0d0a&sb=1 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Animoto <ul><li>Automatic </li></ul><ul><li>Completely customized </li></ul><ul><li>Special effects created by TV and film producers </li></ul><ul><li>No two alike </li></ul><ul><li>Education version available with multiple gmail accounts. </li></ul>http://www.animoto.com
  14. 14. OneTrueMedia <ul><li>Can upload images from computer, Photobucket, or Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Upload MPEGs, JPEGs, Quicktime, Windows Media Video, & AVI </li></ul><ul><li>Generates html code for embedding </li></ul>http://www.onetruemedia.com
  15. 15. MovieMaker <ul><li>Naomi Bates , Northwest High School Digital Booktalks </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nisdtx.org/120820731141528687/lib/120820731141528687/Airman.wmv </li></ul>Airman by Eoin Colfer <ul><li>Create video using </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Titles and Credits </li></ul><ul><li>Transitions </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Special Effects </li></ul>
  16. 16. SproutBuilder <ul><li>Build a website </li></ul><ul><li>Import images, video, music jukebox, audio </li></ul><ul><li>Import YouTube, </li></ul><ul><li>Import Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Create html code to embed in wiki, etc. </li></ul>http://www.sprout
  17. 17. FreeScreenCast.com <ul><li>Create the “Ultimate How-to Tutorial” with Screencast.com </li></ul><ul><li>Capture screen and mouse movements </li></ul><ul><li>Provide voice narration while you demonstrate </li></ul>http://www.freescreencast.com How to HotSynch and Upload Your Inventory File
  18. 18. Glogster <ul><li>Like a poster, but better </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Import images, video, YouTube videos, music, hyperlinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate html code to embed in wiki </li></ul></ul>http://www.glogster.com
  19. 19. Posterous.com <ul><li>Fast way to make content available on the web </li></ul><ul><li>Create a free account </li></ul><ul><li>Email content to [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Attach videos, photos, mp3s, document files </li></ul>http://www.posterous.com
  20. 20. Issuu.com <ul><li>Find, share, upload web publications </li></ul><ul><li>Upload pdf format magazines, brochures, documents </li></ul><ul><li>Creates link or html code to embed </li></ul>http://issuu.com/jmcgee/docs/sample_brochure http://www.issuu.com
  21. 21. GoAnimate <ul><li>Create your own cartoons </li></ul><ul><li>Add animation </li></ul><ul><li>Add speech and/or thought bubbles </li></ul><ul><li>Add music </li></ul><ul><li>Add narration </li></ul>http:// www.goanimate.com
  22. 22. GoAnimate.com <ul><li>http://goanimate.com/go/movie/0EuSuKWJLTow/1 </li></ul>
  23. 23. Shelfari <ul><li>Build virtual bookcases of new books, favorite books or thematic books </li></ul><ul><li>Add comments or book review to books </li></ul><ul><li>Select the style of bookcase </li></ul><ul><li>Select the number of shelves and the number of books per shelf </li></ul><ul><li>Generate html code to embed. </li></ul>http://www.shelfari.com
  24. 24. ALA Read MiniPoster Generator <ul><li>http://www.ala.org/ala/productsandpublications/READ_Mini_Posters.cfm </li></ul>
  25. 25. Tools <ul><li>DocumentConverter eXPress </li></ul><ul><li>Converts files to PDF </li></ul><ul><li>FormatFactory </li></ul><ul><li>Converts video files easily into multiple formats </li></ul>
  26. 26. Tools <ul><li>Zamzar </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads YouTube files and converts to most formats </li></ul><ul><li>Any Video Converter </li></ul><ul><li>Converts almost all video formats </li></ul>
  27. 27. Bitty.com <ul><li>http:// www.bitty.com </li></ul>Creates a “browser within a browser”— Think “television—screen within a screen
  28. 28. Web 2.0 & Library 2.0 <ul><li>The perfect blend of Library & Technology </li></ul>
  29. 29. Resources <ul><li>LA Digital Immigrants Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ladigitalimmigrants.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web-vertise Your Library </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Available for Download </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/jmcgee </li></ul>