Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Do you need free books for holiday reading?

Check out the Mashable/Tech website's article on "Free Kindle Books: A Guide."  Project Gutenberg, Google E-BookStore, Internet Archive, Open Library and ManyBooks.net are some sites recommended to download ebooks to a PC, iPad, Kindle, Android or Sony Reader. LibriVox has free audio books. Happy holiday reading!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Create your own holiday cards! Happy Holidays!

Create your own invitation, holiday or thank you cards using Microsoft Paint.

Happy Holidays! Wish you a wonderful new year 2011!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Google Docs - Forms for surveys and class assessments

Check out the Google Docs - Forms to create surveys and class assessments. You can create a summary of the responses from the survey in a graph format by using the Forms feature on Google Docs. The Chronicle of Higher Education's Technology section, ProfHacker column has an informational article, "Revisiting Google Docs" written by Heather Whitney.

This sample survey is created on Google Docs.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Are you using Zotero?

A free resource to collect sources, create bibliographies and share with your colleagues using your web browser. Check out Zotero.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Are you using Google Apps?

Are you using Google Docs, Google Groups, Google Video or Google Sites for your collaborative projects in your institutions? Try using the Google Sites and Google Groups for your online projects. Create your Google email account today and begin your Google Site. It is a free resource. Read more on Google Apps for Education website.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Are you creating LibGuides?

LibGuide FAQ is on twitter; if you have any questions on LibGuides send a tweet to them. It is a helpful resource for the libraries. Check the LibGuides Help and Documentation Guides website for more information.

Saturday, November 20, 2010


Have you tried WebEx for your conference, online meeting, or webinar? Audio, video, chat, and whiteboard functions are available, A great tool for your next webinar.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Monday, November 15, 2010

Adobe Connect 8

Try Adobe Connect 8 for your next online meeting, webinar, or web conference. Check out the Adobe Connect on Adobe website under products. Join the Adobe connect community for more information.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Need to send a large file to a colleague?

Try Adobe SendNow to send your file.

Create you mini library of binders on Livebinder.com

No more file cabinets; use the livebinder.com to create your online file cabinet. Do you work on many projects? Create a binder for each project and download your pdf, word, image, and video files on it and access it from anytime, anywhere. Access to your binders can be open or protected.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Do you own an iPad, iPod or an iPhone?

Check out the apple.com's "Learning with Apple" web pages and explore the amazing things you could do with your tool.  You can learn and share so much! Get out there and use your tool! Explore the world of knowledge...

Want to know what's happening in the bookish world? Check out the LibraryThing

You can create your own library catalog, make connections, look at recommendations, write reviews and join or create a groups for your interests.  Try it, and find out what’s happening in the bookish groups in your local area.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Have you used Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT, or Sakai?

Do you use Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT or Sakai to collaborate with students, faculty, administrators or staff? Which application do you like most? I am taking a Moodle online class now and like it a lot. It is easy to learn. I have just started trying out Sakai, anyone wants to share experiences with Sakai?

Google Docs

Do you have a google email account? Try google docs for your next presentation. You can share and give permission to others in your group to edit the presentation.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010


Tired of emailing to schedule a group meeting? Try doodle, to schedule an online or in -person meeting. Use skype or FlashMeeting to collborate online.

From Wordle: Collaboration Tools