Technology Tools for Librarians: Slidecast

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  • 1.Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg c2008 Tech Tools for Librarians


  • Collaboration
  • Library Services
  • Multi-media and Presentations
  • Personal Learning

Tools for a Variety of Purposes 3. I can't keep up with emerging technology alone!Tools for librarians make sharing easier than ever. Tools for Collaboration 4. Trend is Global Collaboration and Personal User Connection

  • Convenience trumps Quality
  • Sharing trumps Privacy
  • Be where the users are.

~Roy Tennant, TLA 2008 5. Social Networking Have you signed up for Ning? 6. Learn from other librarians through blogging. Blogs 7. Try Sharing tags 8. Collaborate in Virtual Worlds Real-time collaboration across the globe. 9. Avatars

  • Second Life
  • Sitepal
  • Whyville

Create your virtual identity forcommunication in new modes. 10. Discover the power of the wiki ALA Conference Wiki makes finding information simple. 11.

  • Twitter
  • Shared documents (Google docs)
  • Flickr and Picasa
  • Slideshare

More Collaboration Tools 12. Tools for Library Services Unleash the power of Google and more...Bring Google to your library with Google documents, spreadsheets, igoogle and Google custom search engines. 13. Limit hits to websites that you choose! Ethridge Google Search 14. Get your own Google Kids today are plugged in and connected to the world- everywhere but at school. We unplug them when they come in. ~Alan November, TLA 2008 15. Dreamweaver or Moodle Schoolweb Library Websites 16.

  • Research Bookmarks
  • NetTrekker
  • Noodlebib and Citation Machine
  • Digital collections

Online Databases and Weblinks 17.

  • Interactive boards (Smart, Promethean)
  • CPS (Classroom Performance System)
  • Online virtual worlds (Whyville, Vivaty, Lively, Second Life)
  • Gaming

More Tools for Library Services 18. Tools for Multi-media and Presentations Online Tools 19.

  • FRAPS (for machinima)
  • Zamzar (video file conversion)
  • Zoho (online office tools)
  • Yousendit (send large files)
  • Wink (screen capture)
  • Voicethread (image stories)
  • Internet Archive (archive AV)

More Tools for Presentations 20. Provide information from 2 sources combined into content not available at either original source. Mashups and repurposing 21. Join the Push-Pull Information literacy is moving toward apush technologyinstead of apull technology . ~Joyce Valenza, TLA 2008 22.

  • File organization techniques
  • Archival techniques
  • Storage and transfer
  • RSS
  • Blogs
  • Attitude!

Tools for Personal Learning 23. "We have the power to learn, unlearn and relearn."Charlie Nelms