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More help for students

March 23, 2009

More Web 2.0 Tools

February 6, 2009

Last month we told you about a blog post 10+ Web Tools To Save Your Butt In School. Today we have a new list of 100 Powerful Web Tools to Organize Your Thoughts and Ideas taken from the Online College Blog by By Alisa Miller.

These tools are grouped under

  • Note-Taking and Documents,
  • Bookmarking,
  • Mind Mapping,
  • Personal Wikis,
  • Highlighters and Sticky Notes,
  • To-Do Lists,
  • Collaboration,
  • Calendars,
  • Time Trackers and
  • General Organizers and Task Managers.

There should be something for everyone here.

A Web2.0 Tag cloud, by Markus Angermeier, 2005

A Web2.0 Tag cloud, by Markus Angermeier, 2005

Isn’t web2.0 wonderful?


New Online Library Services for 2009

February 3, 2009

The Library has introduced some new online services for 2009. Visit our website at www.centraltafe.wa.edu.au/library or click on the links below to discover them!

Want to find out about joining the Library and borrowing items?
Then listen to our three orientation podcasts as they provide vital information about getting a library card, and borrowing and returning library materials.

Want assistance with doing research or have a question about referencing?

Use our ‘Ask Us’ service to receive online help from a librarian. Just fill in the form and click on ‘submit’. We aim to respond to your query within 24 hours.
Need current and reliable information for your studies from a comprehensive online journals database?

ProQuest 5000, our new major database, is now available through the library website. It provides information on a variety of subjects and may be accessed using your library barcode.

Your feedback on any of these new services (or additional services you would like to see) will be welcomed if you add a comment to this entry.


Defrosting the Fridge

January 12, 2009

Welcome back to Central for the start of a new year. The Christmas break went far too quickly andI don’t know of anyone who is really keen to be shut up indoors during Perth’s lovely summer weather. The small white appliances in the library workroom that also go by the name of fridge had to be defrosted and cleaned before they could be used and it’s high time that The Fridge blog was also defrosted and aired once again.

To make things easier for students I have found this fantastic post called 10+ Web Tools To Save Your Butt In School. It discusses and gives the links to sites like PinkMonkey, BibMe, FlashCardExchange, LectureFox and many others.

New Developments:

  1. On the College website there now there is a link to the Library website by way of a drop-down menu from the Current Students tab.
  2. And … (drumroll) … WiFi is at long last available in the Perth Campus Library. Please ask at the Library Service Desk for details.

Useful Web Tools for Students & Lecturers

September 12, 2008

Eduk8 has a guide to 100 Useful, Free Web Tools for Lifelong Learners which includes annotated lists of resources in the following areas:

  • Open Courseware
  • Books and Open Text
  • Search Engines
  • Public Access Libraries and Research Centers
  • Podcasts
  • Social Media and Online Communities
  • Learning a New Language
  • Government Sites
  • Reference Guides and Dictionaries
  • Videos
  • Reference Sites

from: http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian