ASIST/Cool Tool Days/Cool Tool Day 6
Cool Tool Day #6: November 8, 2011
Number of participants: 9 (low) to 13 (high)
- Andrew: http://www.hathitrust.org/ They're a digital library that's aggregating book scans from lots of partner libraries. A lot of the scans are from Google's book project, but they're doing a lot of good library things with them that Google isn't doing.
- Jamie: http://storify.com/ A nifty online tool for gathering/assembling tweets and other sources (e.g. youtube videos) into a narrative.
- Jamie: http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca/webcasts/taxonomy/term/157 Archive of SLAIS colloquium webcast
- Kristof: http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page A free Mindmapping software with high flexibility and a lot of export options (e.g. HTML, Java Applet, Flash).
- Andrew: HP TouchPad
- Jonathan added Acquia during the session: https://network.acquia.com/downloads/7.x Acquia Dev Desktop for easy installation on computer, taking out technical intricacies. Great for prototyping offline.