Category Archives: Handy Tools

Snipping Tool for screenshots

How did I miss this very simple and incredibly handy tool for taking screenshots?  The Snipping Tool, available in Vista and Windows 7, lets you capture your whole screen, the active window or a section of the screen. It has … Continue reading

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Google Fusion Tables

I discovered Google’s Fusion Tables tool while preparing for a workshop on Google Tools for Reference Staff at the CT Library Consortium’s Reference Roundtable meeting last week. I’m still exploring all the features! Fusion Tables is a Google Labs project … Continue reading

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Google sky map

I’m having a great time playing with my new Verizon Droid phone and learning how to interact with a phone that is way smarter than me. My old phone was 6 years old, hip for it’s day, but that day … Continue reading

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How to Embed Almost Anything in your Website

digitalinspiration has a great post today listing  ways to add all sorts of content to your web pages – videos, audio, calendars, presentations, and more. Learn how to embed almost anything in your HTML web pages from Flash videos to … Continue reading

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Zoho Creator for simple, free, online signup

In something for nothing Aaron Schmidt explains how his library is using Zoho Creator for a handy and effective summer reading program sign up form that is embedded on the library’s web site. After the kids sign up, they’re taken … Continue reading

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Wondershare QuizCreator

Free – if you install it today – June 25, 2008. Wondershare QuizCreator – a robust Flash quizzing and testing tool that helps instructors easily create Flash-based quizzes and tests as online assessments to track and manage learning performance.More than … Continue reading

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