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Cool Tools for Cool Living

Burlington County Library Staff Day

Presenters: Peter Bromberg and Janie Hermann



Futurist Faith Popcorn says that "Time is the new money".  Ain't it the truth!  In this program you will learn about cool web-based tools, sometimes called "life hacks", that can save some of your valuable time, help you manage information overload, get more organized, work more efficiently, and maybe even have some fun while you're doing it!



PETE's tools  (Go to Pete's Tools Page for annotations)



  1. Yahoo Calendar: My personal reminder service!


  2. Doodle:Scheduling and Polling made easy!


  3. YouSendit /Senduit:  Send huge files without freezing up their email, or taking down your network!


  4. SimplyHeadlines: Get customized news, blog posts, weather, photos -- anything with an RSS feed-- delivered as a customized newspaper to your email!! 


  5. Portable Apps :  Now you can carry your favorite computer programs along with all of your bookmarks, settings, email and more with you. Use them on any Windows computer. All without leaving any personal data behind.


  6. FURL  Great web-based bookmark site.  "Find, Save, Share!" 


  7. Meebo : Integrate all of your IM accounts.  Let's people without an account IM you through "meebo me" widget.


  8. Citebite: Easily link directly to a quote in a webpage.


  9. Remember The Milk: Web-based Task Manager.  Taking to-do lists to the next level!



  10. Whichbook.net: Reader's Advisory, quick and fun!



  11. Zoho: A free suite of web-based applications.  Don't have MS Office?  No worries!  Spreadsheets, Documents, Presentation software is all here for free--and documents can be imported/exported from/to Microsoft programs.



JANIE'S tools


  • Jott
  • Tada
  • Cozi
  • Zamzar
  • Slideshare (for sharing and learning)
  • Google Docs
  • PBWiki



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