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Targeting Technology for Librarians  

Using the Fall '09 technology survey, identify areas you'd like to target for learning.
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Basic Operations and File Management

Use these resources to help you learn about areas you identified for improvement on the Technology Survey you took in the fall (the document is available on the Resource page of this LibGuide in the Documents you Might Need box)

Time Management and Organization

Click on Take A Tour link at the Diigo site

Mulitmedia and Presentation

  • Creative Commons
    Please note that is not a search engine, but rather offers convenient access to search services provided by other independent organizations. You should always verify that the work is actually under a CC license by following the link.
  • 4 free photos
    Free Photos offers public domain and free stock images that are able to be previewed and downloaded (and used in presentations, handouts, etc.) at no cost.
  • Morgue file
    Free images for your inspiration, reference and use in your creative work, be it commercial or not!
  • Compflight
    another free image sight.
  • Icon finder
    free icons/ images
  • Aviary
    Edit images, create mind-blowing effects, design logos, find colors, collaborate, and more.
  • Voki
    Voki is a free service that allows you to create personalized speaking avatars and use them on your blog, profile, and in email messages.

  • Blabberize
    upload any picture and add your own voice and information!
  • Audacity
    This program offers a very good music editor and audio recorder.
  • Photo Peach
    Create slide shows--free site but requires registration
  • Glogster
    an site to create online posters--can include text, images, music and videos. This is the educational version of the site.
  • Museum Box
    This site provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. ***ADVANCED registration required.
  • Animoto
    Animoto is an amazing tool that allows teachers or students to create multimedia presentations that are simple to make and really cool to watch.
  • Jing
    A software to add visuals to websites and presentations. ***Use the district software link from the ZEN folder!
  • Slide Share
    Upload and share your PowerPoint & Keynote presentations, Word & PDF documents and professional videos on SlideShare
  • 280 slides
    280 Slides is a great web-based alternative for teachers who rely on presentation software such as PowerPoint. You can easily create beautiful presentations, access them from anywhere, and share them with the world.
  • Lengthy list of presentation tools from edutecher


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