Yippeee – I don’t have a membership to ALA – I’m an SLA member and can’t carry two memberships – but I just got this news about American Libraries and sounds like I can get a few of the perks of membership for free. Our weekly e-newsletter, American Libraries Direct, is now available to anyone who wants to sign up for it, not just ALA members. The sign-up form, as [ Read More ]
Archive for the ‘Online Tools & Tips’ Category
Every day I feel like I’m reading about a new API being released. The newest I’ve read about it Evernote: Launching the Service API means that third party developers can now do all sorts of innovative things with Evernote. Want to create a new Evernote client? Go for it. Want to hook Evernote into your favorite calendaring or to-do app? Knock yourself out. Of course, trust and security are very [ Read More ]
Thanks to Chris for pointing me to Ubiquity: Ubiquity for Firefox from Aza Raskin on Vimeo. This looks pretty darn awesome!! Technorati Tags: ubiquity
I started using a new family tree tool the other day and I absolutely love it!! Geni lets you socially create your family tree. This way my family can help me fill in the tree with the information I may not know. It even comes with the ability to download the GEDCOM file to use with other genealogy tools. Here’s what it looks like for me, or you can view [ Read More ]
I just finished taking the Google Docs Product Survey and wanted to point it out to you all too. Take the survey and let Google know what you want improved with Google Docs.
A couple of months ago I mentioned drop.io as a way to send faxes for free over the internet – well that service is no more Because of abuse to our fax service offering, we are temporarily changing the rules for our fax service for non-premium Drop.io customers. Starting today, non-premium users will only be able to receive faxes. In order to send faxes, you must upgrade your drop via [ Read More ]
Calgoo has always sounded handy, but I never tried it out. Today I learned that Calgoo is now available for free – making it easier for me to give it a whirl. Never heard of Calgoo? Use Calgoo Hub calendar sharing to… Share calendars with family, friends & work Avoid embarrassing schedule conflicts Keep using your own calendar program Share between Outlook, iCal, Google & more! Download Squad reports on [ Read More ]
Finally! Talk about being behind the times! Ask has had walking directions for a long time now, but today I found Google Maps’ Walking Directions: Technorati Tags: google
Did you know that Google Docs had templates? I didn’t! Check them out here. The directory includes links to templates for all three doc types (presentations, spreadsheets and word processing) including resumes and personal finance forms. Very handy!!
Thanks Phil for pointing this out: TinyURL is the best known of the URL shortening services. At very long last they’ve added in the option of setting your own custom alias – I grabbed http://www.tinyurl.com/philb20 for my Web 2.0 weblog. I’m trying to think of what I link to often that needs a TinyURL … Technorati Tags: tinyurl