Archive for May, 2012

Purposeful Prezi

Purposeful Prezi

Presentation Structure, by Sean MacEntee: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/5696337148/ and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License Last week I began to contrast Prezi with PowerPoint.  I discussed how Prezi is less text-based than is PowerPoint. In addition Prezi is less linear than is PowerPoint.  You can link to earlier slides […]

By May 30, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Presenting Prezi

Presenting Prezi

Presentation Outline, by Sean MacEntee: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/5690542503/ and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License A colleague told me about the presentation program called Prezi.  At first I thought that it would be essentially another PowerPoint.  Then I tried Prezi for myself.  I was mistaken. Prezi is far […]

By May 24, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
A post on conferences past

A post on conferences past

Image from olaaccess: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/onlibraryassoc/5451966048/ and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License Now that the semester has ended, I’m tidying up my office.  I find paperwork from past conferences.  Normally these notes make their way into my InfoSavvy posts.  Here are some conferences that predated my time […]

By May 17, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Quotes for your commencement speech

Quotes for your commencement speech

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk With commencements come commencement speeches.  With commencement speeches come the inspirational quotes.  If you’ve been invited to give a speech, Google (used judiciously–of course) is a handy tool, but don’t forget about the library’s quotation resources: Oxford Reference Online contains quotation books. You can type in a […]

By May 10, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy, Library
Open access and alums

Open access and alums

Photo by Andrew Schwegler:  Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajschwegler/525739982/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license. Can you believe that graduation is almost upon us again?!  Remember that our soon-to-be alumni can retain USM library privileges.  Check out the Alumni Cards page for more information. Another resource that alumni–and everyone […]

By May 3, 2012 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy