Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. Bookish Bookish taps the expertise of authors, their editors and their publishers to find you the best reads. Tell us which books you like and we’ll show you more like them. Digest powered by RSS Digest
How Search Works
As a trainer I like sites like this new one from Google that show you how stuff works. How Search Works goes in to a lot of detail about how search engines work. I thought it might be a useful resource for those of you who teach web ...
Open Source Options for Education
OSS Watch has published a list of open source options for education that I think might be helpful to many of you. This document presents options for open source software for use in the education sector. Some of these may have uses outside of education, but they are presented ...
Free Koha Intro Webinars
Join me for one of these free Koha introductory webinars!! Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013 Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/616892390 Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/188146022 Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/783336894 Learn more about Koha on ByWater's What is ...
Free Intro to Koha 3.10 Webinars
It seems like just yesterday we were offering Koha 3.8 demos, but last week Koha 3.10 was released and so it’s time to start showing you what’s new! Join us for one of the following free Koha 3.10 demo webinars. We’ll cover what Koha can do for your library with ...
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. theLearnia theLearnia is a free social educational network that allows millions of online students around the world to gain equal opportunity for education, learn while communicating together and share their knowledge. Digest powered by RSS Digest
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. Pocket Put articles, videos or pretty much anything into Pocket to read later. Save directly from your browser or from apps like Twitter, Flipboard, Pulse and Zite. Digest powered by RSS Digest
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. ProjectLibre ProjectLibre is an open source alternative to Microsoft Project. gpapers gPapers is an open-sourced, Gnome based digital library manager and scientific paper organizer. FET FET is open source free software for automatically scheduling the timetable of a school, high-school or university. F-Spot F-Spot is a cross platform application for organizing thousands of photos. Elgg Elgg is an award-winning [ Read More ]
Another tutorial video for your patrons to help them learn how to use your OPAC. This video will walk then through creating private lists in your OPAC. As always, if you have an idea for a video, please just let me know and I’ll add it to my list of things to record.
Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on Delicious. Boundless – Free Textbooks Boundless helps students learn better by connecting them with the wealth of high quality, openly licensed, free educational content, as well as the tools they need to succeed. Digest powered by RSS Digest
I just learned that Drexel’s Hagerty Library is not only lending out Macbook Pros to those on campus, but is doing so via a vending machine type interface. Drexel University introduced a 24-hour, self-service vending machine located in the W. W. Hagerty Library that will dispense MacBooks for use by students, faculty and staff. Drexel is the third university on the East Coast to introduce the kiosk, which holds up [ Read More ]
OSS Watch has published a list of open source options for education that I think might be helpful to many of you. This document presents options for open source software for use in the education sector. Some of these may have uses outside of education, but they are presented here in the context of their specific benefits to educational establishments, or their use in the course of teaching and learning. [ Read More ]
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I got some very cool news this week – I’ve been nominated for a People’s Choice Award on opensource.com! It’s for my piece about open source needing to be developed in the open which I also posted here. If you liked that post or agreed with what I said or just like me feel free to show your support by voting.