6 Essential Apps for Librarians

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<ul><li>1.6 Essential Apps for Connected LibrariansVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.govApps to Make You More Productive</li></ul> <p>2. Privacy vs. Anonymity One is not synonymous with the other One is not more preferable to the other Can always have both but what are you giving up?Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 3. Choose an app that works across all your devices.Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.govThe choices are numerous. 4. Choose your ecosystem.iTunesVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.govPlay Amazon 5. 3 Key Features to Look For When Choosing Your App Secure Supported Seamless Operation Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 6. Evernote Note taking App Easy to organize notes into, notebooks or by tags Share Notes Easily Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.govCut and Paste into Word 7. Web AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 8. Desktop AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 9. Mobile AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 10. Dropbox Backup in the cloud 3 GB Free add 250 MB for every friend that activates an account Data is encrypted 2 Tier authorization Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 11. Web AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 12. Desktop AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.govInstalls on PC or Mac Automatically downloads / syncs all your files 13. Mobile AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 14. Chrome Browser Access all your bookmarks from any device Unified search history Customize look &amp; operation with themes and extensions Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.govVery fast engine 15. Web AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 16. Tablet AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 17. Mobile AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 18. Wordpress Simple flexible websites Search engine optimized Built in social featutres Expandable with plugins Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 19. Web AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 20. Mobile AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 21. Feedly Replacement for Google Reader Easy to import feeds RSS not Dead yet Easy to share Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 22. Desktop AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 23. Mobile AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 24. Spotify Free or Subscription Play on your desktop or laptop ad free for $4.00 Unlimited streaming all your devices for $9.99 ad free Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.govFacebook integration 25. Web AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 26. Desktop AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 27. Mobile AccessVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 28. Last Minute Tips Should always have concerns You should always maintain ownership of data Files should be encrypted Service should have multiple redundancies LOCKSS Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe Be mindful of what and who you share with Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.govReview all privacy settings 29. Always Examine the Privacy PolicyVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 30. QuestionsVincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov 31. Resources On Cloud Computing http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/579826 http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372163,00.asp http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/what-cloud-computing-really-means-031 Cloud Services Google Apps: http://www.google.com/intl/en/about/products/index.html Evernote: http://www.evernote.com/ Dropbox: https://www.dropbox.com/ Amazon Cloud Player: http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=sv_dmusic_7?ie=UTF8&amp;node=2658409011 Picasa Web Albums: https://picasaweb.google.com/home SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/ To Download This Presentation http://www.slideshare.net/valascia1Vincent A. Alascia State Library of Arizona valascia@azlibrary.gov </p>