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Slideshare for Librarians


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Slideshare for Librarians

  1. 1. Slideshare for Librarians<br />By Lisa Perez<br />Chicago Public Schools Dept of Libraries<br />
  2. 2. Educational Benefits of Slideshare<br />Information can be shared widely to enhance collaboration<br />Presentations can be backed up, downloaded, and viewed at convenient times<br />Slideshare’s community allows users to comment, rate, share, and follow each other’s work<br />
  3. 3. Getting Started<br />
  4. 4. Step 1: Create an account<br />
  5. 5. Step 2: Upload a slideshow<br />
  6. 6. Step 3: Share your slideshow<br />Social networking sites<br />Embed the code<br />
  7. 7. Librarians can….<br />Embed “how-to” presentations in their websites<br />Share important documents detailing policies and procedures<br />Search for presentations created by others on topics of professional interest<br />Host presentations of collaborating teachers on library websites<br />
  8. 8. Use with students<br />Host student presentations based on library research<br />Create student mash-ups that combine slideshows with podcasts or music to make shows with audio<br />Upload Word and PDF documents to share companion materials to an oral presentation<br />
  9. 9. Go mobile & watch slides on your phone<br />
  10. 10. Embed a variety of widgets<br />
  11. 11. As always, adhere to the CPS Acceptable Use Policy when using Web 2.0 tools with students. Do not have students use last names or personally identifying information. You can create a library account and have students give you slides to upload, if you share student-created slides.<br />