Combat Information Overload With I Google

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Combat Information Overload With I Google

  1. 1. Combat information overload with iGoogle<br />Luisa Rossitto<br />Liaison Librarian for MSTE<br />
  2. 2. Sorry... but if you don’t like Google you might be in the wrong place...<br />
  3. 3. Huh?<br />iGoogle allows you to assemble, all on one page, rss feeds, various gadgets, and tabs to organize a virtually unlimited amount of information<br />Lives online, so works especially well for the chaotic and time-poor<br />
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  6. 6. my (secret) igoogle page<br />
  7. 7. Go go gadget...<br />Time management<br />Calendars, countdown timers, “days since” timers,...<br />Task management<br />To do lists, notepads, reminders...<br />Documentation<br />Google docs, pdf creators, activity trackers...<br />News + alerts<br />RSS managers, individual newspaper headlines, google news...<br />Networking<br />Twitter, Facebook, delicious...<br />
  8. 8. A blank canvas...<br />What websites do you visit in a day<br />How do you use paper to organise yourself?<br />How do you organise your physical spaces?<br />Do you already use services from Yahoo or Google?<br />
  9. 9. Top 5... <br />
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  11. 11. Okay, your turn...<br />If you don’t already have a google account...<br />Go to www.igoogle.com<br />Find the link Don&apos;t have an iGoogle page? Get started.<br />Take the tour or follow the wizard<br />OR<br />If you’re a yahoo user try http://my.yahoo.com/<br />If you’re otherwise inclined try www.pageflakes.com or www.netvibes.com<br />
  12. 12. Thanks!<br />l.rossitto@qut.edu.au<br />

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