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A brief CyberTour given by Janie Hermann at the 2007 "Computers in Libraries" conference in Crystal City, VA.

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  • 1. Five Freebies in 15 Minutes CyberTour Computers in Libraries 2007 Crystal City, Va Janie Hermann Technology Training Librarian Princeton Public Library
  • 2. Word Processor and Office Suite Freebies
    • Great alternative to pricey software
    • Often provide sharing features not available in traditional office suites
    • Files stored remotely (can be accessed anywhere at any time)
    • Examples
      • ajaxwrite
      • yourdraft
      • Google Docs & Spreadsheets
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  • 10. Calendar Freebies
    • You and friends/family can access your schedule anywhere
    • Many will synch with PDAs and Outlook
    • Multiple schedules on one calendar via color coding systems
    • Examples
      • 30 Boxes
      • Cozi Central
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  • 15. Streaming Music Freebies
    • Create Customized Playlists and Stations
    • Listen while you work without advertisements or DJs
    • Examples
      • Pandora
      • LastFM
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  • 21. Photo Freebies
    • Single Integrated Search Site for Creative Commons Photographs
      • EveryStockPhoto
    • Create posters, mosaics, custom business cards, and much more with your photos
      • Moo
      • fds Flickr toys from bighugelabs.com
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  • 26. Downloadable Freebies
    • Locate freeware and shareware using FileHippo.com
    • Two favorite freebies:
      • CCleaner
        • Cleans temporary and cache files from Firefox and IE
        • Allows computer to run faster
        • Fixes registry issues
      • LogMeIn
        • Allows remote control of a computer connected to the Internet (multiple security layers)
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  • 30. Contact me: Janie Hermann YIM: janielianne email: [email_address] Blog: librarygarden.blogspot.com