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Web tools2013handout

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Handout for NEKLS Tech Day 2013

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Web tools2013handout

  1. 1. #neklsWeb Tools to Make You Look CoolCynthia DudenhofferDirector of Information Resources - Central Methodist UniversityGood Web tools should be cross platform, (mostly) free, around for a little while, actually useful, intuitive, and sync-ableacross devices! Never pay for anything; the internet is like a librarian, it wants to share and save you money!Google to find the site!CLASSIC PRESENTATIONSLIDE ROCKET - AN ONLINE VERSION OF PPT WITH INCORPORATED MULTIMEDIAPREZI(WHICH I CURRENTLY HATE!)EMPRESSR - ONLINE PRESENTATIONS GEARED TOWARDS THE BUSINESS WORLDCREAZA– SUPER COOL MULTI-USE TOOLS CREATED FOR EDUCATORSLOVELYCHARTS– AN EASY TO USE AND ATTRACTIVE DIAGRAM PROGRAM, WITH AN APP VERSION!NEW MEDIA/PRESENTATIONVOICETHREAD – ADD COMMENTS TO ANYTHING, WITH PHONE OR MICROPHONE!VOKI– MAKE AN ANIMATED TALKING AVATAR IN SECONDSGLOGSTER – THE ORIGINAL VISUAL BLOGGING/POSTER TOOLPINTEREST– WHAT CAN’T YOU USE PINTEREST FOR?COSKETCH– DRAW TOGETHER! AT THE SAME TIME!QIK – LIKE FACETIME, BUT FOR ALL FORMATS. STREAM VIDEO INSTANTLYVISUAL.LY– THE BEST IN INFOGRAPHICS AND VISUALIZED INFORMATIONWORK!MARKUP OR AWESOMEHIGHLIGHTER– MARK ON ANY WEBPAGE.TOODLEDO– COLLABORATIVE TO-DO LISTSWORKFLOWY– THE BEST THING EVER!POCKET– SAVE ANYTHING AND READ IT LETTER. SUPER HANDY TOOLBAR BUTTON!REMEMBERTHEMILK- CREATE AND SHARE LISTS!ZAMZAR– AN EASY TO USE FREE FILE CONVERTERSCRIBD – LIKE WIKIPEDIA FOR DOCUMENTSCUSTOMER SERVICE• FEEDBACKIFY – FEEDBACK ON YOUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES• TEXTTHEMOBORPOLLEVERYWHERE• ITRULYCARE– LIKE PAYPAL, BUT FOR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS
  2. 2. #neklsFOR KIDS!HANDIPOINTS– LISTS AND CHARTS FOR KIDS AND PARENTSSTORYBIRD– COLLABORATIVE STORIES, ENGAGING WITH ARTLITTLEBIRDTALES– MAKE YOUR OWN RECORDED STORYBOOKSSmories– THE CUTEST THING EVER!REDKID – A SAFE PLACE FOR ALL AGES, LOTS OF TOOLS AND GAMESAUDIO & MUSICVOCAROO – SHARE ONLINE VOICE MESSAGES SUPER EASILYORAUDIOPAL - EMBEDDABLE AUDIO MESSAGESCHIRBIT – INTEGRATED SHAREABLE AUDIOHARK - SOUNDBITES!!SPOTIFY – KINDA THE BEST THING EVER!DRAGONTAPE– MAKE AUDIO AND VIDEO MIXTAPES!LIBRARYISHBOOKLAMP.ORG - FREE NOVELIST, MOSTLYGENI– MAKE YOUR OWN COLLABORATIVE FAMILY TREE!STORIFY– LEGITIMIZE SOCIAL MEDIA TO YOUR FACULTY! BUILD STORIES!SMALL DEMONS - CHECK OUT WHAT FICTIONAL CHARACTERS ARE READINGSHARESOMESUGAR – A LENDING LIBRARY ON THE WEB!FICLY OR MOVELLAS – COLLABORATIVE SHORT STORIES, SHARING YOUR FICTIONBOOKTRACK–SOUNDTRACKS FOR BOOKS?SEARCHING/INSTRUCTIONQUIZLET - MAKE A QUIZ ABOUT ANYTHING! INTEGRATED GAME BASED LEARNING!VISUALTHESAURUS – JUST WHAT IT SAYS, OREYEPLORER – VISUAL CONCEPT MAP SEARCH ENGINE. FANTASTIC!BOOLIFY - GREATEST TOOL FOR LIBRARIANS EVAH (OR AT LEAST SINCE WOLFRAM ALPHA)!WOLFRAM ALPHA – COMPUTATIONAL SEARCH ENGINE WITH ENDLESS USESOLDIES BUT GOODIESLUCIDCHART – FABULOUS WORKFLOW AND ORG CHARTS, PLUS MORE!WHATDOYOUSUGGEST – A SMART, IF SOMEWHAT SNARKY SEARCH ENGINEYTTM.TV – TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT LONG AGO EVENTS LIKE THE COLA WARS!CRAMBERRY – ONLINE FLASHCARDS, PARTNER UP WITH QUIZLETGOVTRACK OR OPENCONGRESS– FIND OUT WHO IS VOTING AND HOW!DOWNFOREVERYONE?DROPBOX – STORE AND SYNC
  3. 3. #neklsTWITTER AND SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLSPRIVATELY – SET UP PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS WITH TWITTER FOLKS!POSTPOST – SEARCH TWITTER EFFECTIVELY. TAKE RESULTS TO STORIFY!VIZIFY – AN INFOGRAPHIC OF YOU!KLOUT – CHECK ON YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA REACHTRENDSMAP – GIS FOR TWITTER TRENDS, STILL A FAVJUST PLAIN WEBSITESMASHABLEARSTECHNICAMAKEUSEOFGLEAN.ORGJUST FOR FUN AND/OR TOTALLY WEIRD!IVOODOO – MAKE YOUR OWN VOODOO DOLLS! RISE CHICKEN!BAGCHECK – SHARE COLLECTIONS OF ANYTHING! DEFINITION OF OVERSHARE!RUN AND PEE – GOTTA PEE DURING IRON MAN 3? THIS APP TELLS YOU THE BEST TIME TO GO!PLACES I’VE POOPED – JUST WHAT IT SAYS, GIS FOR THE SCATOLOGICALLY INCLINEDKNOWYOURMEME – FIND OUT WHAT ALL THE CRAZY KIDS ARE DOING WITH INSANITY WOLF!MEMEGENERATOR – MAKE YOUR OWN INSANITY WOLF MEME AND SHOW THOSE CRAZY KIDS WHO’S BOSS!MINDBLOOM – THEN FEEL BAD ABOUT IT AND PRACTICE SOME MINDFULNESS!BACOLICIOUS - BACON ANYWHERE, ANY TIME!Cynthia Dudenhoffercyn@librariancyn.comFind me on the web!librarian.cynLibrarian_CynLibrarian_cynCynthia Dudenhoffer

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