Tech Tools: Simplifying Life for the Busy Research Librarian - Supplementary Chart

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Supplementary chart for presentation by the same title. Lists freely available, web-based tech tools with URL's and descriptions. These tech tools will simplify life for the busy research librarian!

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  • 1. Tech Tools: Simplifying Life for Busy Research LibrariansName of Tech Tool URL DescriptionDownload?SimplifyAwesome Highlighter www.awesomehighlighter.com/ Highlights text on web pagesNoSnipr http://snipr.com/site/index Shortens long URLsNoGoogle Squaredwww.google.com/squaredSearch and organize information into a chart or "square"NoScreen Capture/RecordingFireshothttp://screenshot-program.com/fireshot/ Create, edit, annotate, save, screen captures YesScreencast-o-maticwww.screencast-o-matic.com/ Online screen recorderNoScreenr http://screenr.comWeb-based screencasting softwareNoCamStudio http://camstudio.org/ Screen recording software YesWINKwww.debugmode.com/wink/ Tutorial and presentation creation software YesQR Codeshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QR_codes Matrix barcode encoded with URL, text, or other dataGeneratorshttp://qrcode.kaywa.com/Readable w/smartphone, mobile phone w/camera, and NoReaders www.mobile-barcodes.com/qr-code-software/ QR scanners YesInstant PollsFlistihttp://flisti.com/Instant web poll creatorNoPoll Everywhere www.polleverywhere.comInstant audience feedback via web, texting, Twitter NoPollCodehttp://pollcode.com/Instant web poll creatorNoLetsVoteNow www.letsvotenow.com Quick email vote creatorNoProductivityDoodlewww.doodle.comWeb-based scheduling/polling tool NoFree Conference www.freeconference.comConference call scheduler and service NoEvernotewww.evernote.comVirtual Trapper Keeper accessible from many devices YesCollaboration and SharingYouSendIt www.yousendit.com Person-to-person file transferNoDropBox www.dropbox.com Save, send, share files in virtual dropboxYesSlidesharewww.slideshare.netShare files, videos, presentations online NoPrezi http://prezi.comCreate and share zooming presentationsNoSocial Media DashboardsHootSuite http://hootsuite.comManage multiple social network accounts in oneYesTweetDeck www.tweetdeck.com customized interface (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)YesPDF EditorsNitro PDF Readerwww.nitroreader.com Create, edit, annotate PDF files (Windows)YesPDF Pen http://smilesoftware.com/PDFpen/PDF editing software (Mac)Yes Copyright 2011 by Christine L Tobias. All rights reserved

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