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Free Internet Resources For Libraries

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Presentation during the seminar workshop on " Raising the quality of library service through open access and open source system at the University of the Cordilleras, Baguio City, Philipines.

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Free Internet Resources For Libraries

  1. 1. Free Internet Resources for Libraries<br />Mr. Lauren P. Kipaan<br />Benguet State University<br />
  2. 2. Rationale<br />Libraries now faced the problem of online presence. Finances and technological skills are the main reasons. <br />Web 2.0 significantly affect the web, thus, making all people as collaborator of knowledge. So, if many people collaborate for free then a lot of free resources will be available.<br />Internet is a library of good and evil.<br />
  3. 3. Objectives<br />To gain knowledge and skills on the different free internet resources applicable for the libraries.<br />To be able to apply at least 50% of the skills learned.<br />
  4. 4. Definition <br />Free- no cost web resources ( but not “free beer”)<br />Internet- web<br />Resources- sites and applications<br />Open access- free browsing, download, and minimal response and edit.<br />Social media- allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content technologies.<br />
  5. 5. Disclaimer<br />This presentation is just a remedy for libraries who can’t afford to fund their web services <br />Web is a very dynamic and multi-function, so, I might be wrong in some aspects and classification.<br />
  6. 6. Overview<br />
  7. 7. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />KirzeN is a very unique, internationally public dictionary with multimedia content. The community welcome each new member either it want to share its knowledge or gain some. The KirzeN Dictionary contains vocabulary, definitions and even example of usage in a lot of different languages. In addition, multimedia content is attached to entertain the users of KirzeN during language learning. It is very important to see a picture or watch a video about the meaning of a word. Especially in the case when that word is completely new for you. KirzeN’s database is based on mutual help. KirzeN is absolutely free of charge. There is no registration fee or monthly admission. <br />URL: http://www.kirzen.com/dictionaries<br />
  8. 8. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />Merriam-Webster is America's foremost publisher of language-related reference works. The company publishes a diverse array of print and electronic products.<br />URL: www.merriam-webster.com/<br />
  9. 9. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />OneLook is an ultimate stop shop for all kinds of dictionaries. It indexed all online dictionaries in this OneLook as platform.<br />URL: http://www.onelook.com/<br />
  10. 10. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />The Free Dictionary is the world's most comprehensive dictionary: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Greek, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Medical, Legal, and Financial Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Acronyms and Abbreviations, Idioms, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine all in one. In addition, you can add your own bookmarks, weather information, horoscope, and RSS feeds from anywhere on the web.<br />URL: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/<br />
  11. 11. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />Cambridge Dictionaries Online is completely free of charge since 1999. The dictionaries that appear on Cambridge Dictionaries Online include: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary, Cambridge Learner's Dictionary, Cambridge Dictionary of American English, Cambridge Idiom Dictionary, Cambridge Phrasal Verb Dictionary.<br />URL:http://dictionary.cambridge.org/<br />
  12. 12. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />Wordsmyth is a dictionary that has several important and distinctive qualities. Chief among the distinctive features are (1) clarity, simplicity, and precision of style resulting in definitions that are more accessible than those of American college dictionaries; and (2) the integration of dictionary and thesaurus data, so that only one entry is required instead of both dictionary and thesaurus entries.<br /> <br />URL: http://new.wordsmyth.net/<br />
  13. 13. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />allwords.com is an english dictionary with multi-lingual search. Available with translation in German, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish and English.<br />URL: http://www.allwords.com/<br />
  14. 14. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />Voycabulary is a free online web Dictionary and Thesaurus linking reference tool. Transforms words on any webpage into links to definition and word lookups in Dictionaries.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.voycabulary.com/<br />
  15. 15. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />VisuWords is a web-based visual dictionary and thesaurus tool. Search for words to look up their meanings and associations with other words in a visual.<br />URL: http://www.visuwords.com/?word<br />
  16. 16. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Online is an online version of the CD-ROM of the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. <br /> <br />URL: http://www.ldoceonline.com/<br />
  17. 17. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />The Visual Dictionary is designed to help find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work.<br />URL: http://visual.merriam-webster.com/<br />
  18. 18. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />Wiktionary is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free contentdictionary, available in over 151 languages. Unlike standard dictionaries, it is written collaboratively by volunteers, dubbed "Wiktionarians", using wiki software, allowing articles to be changed by almost anyone with access to the website.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.wiktionary.org/<br />
  19. 19. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />Onelook General dictionaries and glossaries indexed by the OneLook search engine. It has also has a reverse dictionary and translations.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.onelook.com/<br />
  20. 20. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />Free online version of the Newbury House Dictionary of American English, with simple definitions for students and English learners.<br /> <br />URL: http://nhd.heinle.com/Home.aspx<br />
  21. 21. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />WordIQ website is based on the Wikipedia encyclopedia. <br /> <br />URL: http://www.wordiq.com/encyclopedia.html<br />
  22. 22. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />Yahoo! Education offers a handy selection of searchable reference materials. Look up the definition of a word in the Dictionary, find its synonym in the Thesaurus, or translate it into Spanish. Search for facts and information in the Encyclopedia, find country and regional maps and flags in the World Factbook, and much more.<br /> <br />URL: http://education.yahoo.com/reference/<br />
  23. 23. Open access: Dictionaries and thesaurus<br />HyperDictionary.comis an educational project to provide free dictionary services to any user on the web. The current version of HyperDictionary.com is new and improved both in design and content. <br />URL: http://www.hyperdictionary.com/<br />For more updates , just search “ list of online dictionaries”<br />
  24. 24. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />AGRICOLA offers vital agricultural information from 1970 to the present. It contains over 3.7 million citations to journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture. The most comprehensive source of bibliographic citations covering US agricultural and life sciences information.<br />http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/<br />
  25. 25. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Library spot is a free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.<br />http://www.libraryspot.com/<br />
  26. 26. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />The Analytical Sciences Digital Library (ASDL) was founded in 2001 as one of several digital libraries funded by the National Science Foundation. The library is a collection of peer-reviewed electronic resources on chemical measurements and instrumentation.. The resources in ASDL are freely available and widely used by students, teachers and practitioners of analytical chemistry and its application areas. The site includes a collection of annotated electronic resources.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.asdlib.org/<br />
  27. 27. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />arXiv is an archive for electronic preprints of scientific papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics which can be accessed via the worldwideweb. In many fields of mathematics and physics, almost all scientific papers are placed on the arXiv. On 3 October 2008, arXiv.org passed the half-million article milestone, with roughly five thousand new e-prints added every month.<br />URL: http://arxiv.org/<br />
  28. 28. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Astrophysics Data System(ADS) under SAO/NASA is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 8.1 million records: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and arXiv e-prints.<br /> <br />URL: http://adswww.harvard.edu/<br />
  29. 29. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic open access web resources. BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library.<br />URL: http://base.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/en/index.php<br />
  30. 30. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />ChemXSeer project, funded by the National Science Foundation, is a public integrated digital library, database, and search engine for scientific papers in chemistry.<br /> <br />URL: http://chemxseer.ist.psu.edu/<br />
  31. 31. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />The Circumpolar Health Bibliographic Database(CHBD) is a free electronic database of abstracts, citations, geographic and subject indexing, library codes and their links to full text publications, both peer-reviewed and gray literature.Established in 2007, it contains more than four thousand records that describe human health in the circumpolar region. <br />URL: www.aina.ucalgary.ca/chbd/<br />
  32. 32. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Citebase Searchis an experimental, semi-autonomous citation index for the free, online research literature created by Tim Brody at the University of Southampton, UK. Citebase went live in 2005.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.citebase.org/<br />
  33. 33. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />CiteSeerxis a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science. CiteSeerx aims to improve the dissemination of scientific literature and to provide improvements in functionality, usability, availability, cost, comprehensiveness, efficiency, and timeliness in the access of scientific and scholarly knowledge.<br />URL: http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/<br />
  34. 34. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Open Science Directory is a search tool for open access journals and journals in special programs for developing countries.<br />http://atoz.ebsco.com/CustomTab.asp?id=8623&sid=253745844&lang=en%20%20%20&TabID=602<br />
  35. 35. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />CogPrints is an electronic archive in which authors can self-archive papers in any area of Cognitive Science, including Psychology, Neuroscience, and Linguistics, and many areas of Computer Science, Philosophy, Biology, sociobiology, Medicine, Anthropology<br />URL: http://cogprints.org/<br />
  36. 36. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) lists open access journals, that is, scientific and scholarly journals that meet high quality standards by exercising peer review or editorial quality control and are free to all from the time of publication. <br />URL: www.doaj.org/<br />
  37. 37. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />ERIC - the Education Resources Information Centeris an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.eric.ed.gov/<br />
  38. 38. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />The Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information provides free public access to over 230,000 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. Documents are primarily from 1991 forward and were produced by DOE.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.osti.gov/bridge/<br />
  39. 39. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />GoPubMed is a knowledge-based search engine for biomedical texts. The Gene Ontology (GO) and Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) serve as "Table of contents" in order to structure the millions of articles of the MEDLINEdatabase. The search engine allows biologists (and medical doctors) to find relevant search results significantly faster. MeshPubMed was at one point a separate project, but now the two have been merged.<br /> <br />URL: www.gopubmed.com/<br />
  40. 40. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />OAIsterwas a project of the Digital Library Production Serviceof the University of Michigan University Library. Its goal is to create a collection of freely available, previously difficult-to-access, academically-oriented digital resources that are easily searchable by anyone. In early 2009, OCLC formed a partnership with the University of Michigan in order to provide continued access to open-archive collections through OAIster.<br />URL: http://www.oclc.org/oaister/<br />
  41. 41. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Open J-Gateis a free database of open access journals, launched in February 2006, hosted by Informatics (India) Ltd. Informatics started the metadata aggregation from OA journals as part of the development of J-Gate. J-gate links to full-text of articles from more than 18,000 journals at present.<br />URL: http://www.openj-gate.com/Search/QuickSearch.aspx<br />
  42. 42. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Google Scholar is a freely-accessible Web search engine that indexes the full text of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines. Released in beta in November 2004, the Google Scholar index includes most peer-reviewed online journals of Europe and America's largest scholarly publishers. <br /> <br />URL: http://scholar.google.com/<br />
  43. 43. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />The OpenSIGLE repository provides open access to the bibliographic records of the former SIGLE database. The creation of the OpenSIGLE archive was decided by some major European STI centres, members of the former European network EAGLE for the collection and dissemination of grey literature (European Association for Grey Literature Exploitation). <br />URL: http://opensigle.inist.fr/<br />
  44. 44. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific search engine. Like CiteSeerX and Google Scholar, it is focused on scientific information. Unlike CiteSeerX, Scirus is not only for computer sciences and IT and not all of the results include full text. It also leverages its scientific search results to Scopus, an abstract and citation database covering scientific research output globally. Scirus is owned and operated by Elsevier.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.scirus.com/<br />
  45. 45. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />The SPIRES-HEP database has been run by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center(SLAC) since the late 1960's as a database of particle physics literature. SLAC also collaborates with other physics institutions around the world on SPIRES. In 1991 it became the first web-site in North America and now attracts around 50,000 searches per day from particle physicists.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.slac.stanford.edu/spires/<br />
  46. 46. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 57 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics. The "heart" of the project is a decentralized database of working papers, preprints, journalarticles and softwarecomponents. The project started in 1997. <br /> <br />URL: http://repec.org/<br />
  47. 47. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />VADLO is a life sciences search engine, privately owned by Life in Research, LLC., based in Illinois, USA. VADLO caters to life sciences and biomedical researchers, educators, students, clinicians and reference librarians. In addition to providing focused search on biology research methods, databases, online tools and software, VADLO is also a resource for powerpoints on biomedical topics,mainly for which, VADLO was named one of the top 10 Health Search Engines of 2008 by AltSearchEngines.<br /> <br />URL: http://vadlo.com/<br />
  48. 48. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />BenthamScience Publishers are launching more than 200 peer-reviewed open access journals, under the banner of "BENTHAM OPEN". These free-to-view online journals cover all major disciplines of science, technology, and medicine. It also offers free online trials and ebooks.<br /> <br />URL: www.bentham.org/<br />
  49. 49. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Philippines Journals OnLine (PhilJOL) is a service to provide access to Philippine published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship. PhilJOL is a database of journals published in Philippines, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The objective of PhilJOL is to give greater visibility to the participating journals, and to the research they convey.<br /> <br />URL: www.philjol.info/<br />
  50. 50. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />CDSware supports the creation of electronic preprint servers, Online Public Access Catalogs (OPACs) and document systems on the web. It complies with the OAI-PMH (Open Archive Initiative – Protocol for Metadata Harvesting) and uses MARC 21 as its underlying bibliographic standard. It is open source software, licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License. <br /> <br />URL: ttp://cdsweb.cern.ch/<br />
  51. 51. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Librisourceis an indexing database which is similar to Directory of Open Access Journals or DOAJ. The librarian administrator can add and index sites that are academic in nature. Created at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium and is being adopted and used by Benguet State University.<br />URL: http://libris.bsu.edu.ph<br />
  52. 52. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic" (J-STAGE), developed by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). It aim to maintain and develop Japan's science and technology research at an international level and to disseminate outstanding research and development results to the world instantaneously.<br />URL: http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/browse/_journallist<br />
  53. 53. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />E-journals.org is the 41748:th largest site within .ORG.The site is using the Apache web server. The main language used for the site's textual content is English. The site was launched on Tuesday, August 4, 2009. The server that hosts e-journals.org is located in Norman, United States and is running Linux (CentOS). The server is located on the University of Oklahoma network.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.e-journals.org/<br />
  54. 54. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />BioMed Central (BMC) is a UK-based for-profit scientific publisher specialising in open access journal publication. BMC, and its sister companies Chemistry Central and PhysMath Central, publish 205 scientific journals. BMC describes itself as the first and largest open access science publisher.<br />http://www.biomedcentral.com/<br />
  55. 55. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.<br />URL: http://www.plos.org/<br />
  56. 56. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />AnthroSource is the premier online portal serving the needs of educators, students, researchers, and practitioners. An online service of AAA, AnthroSource offers access to more than 100 years of anthropological knowledge.  <br />URL: http://www.aaanet.org/publications/anthrosource/<br />
  57. 57. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />The Scientific Electronic Library Online - SciELO is an electronic virtual library covering a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals. The library is an integral part of a project being developed by FAPESP - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, in partnership with BIREME - the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.scielo.br/<br />
  58. 58. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />PhilPapers is an international, interactive academic database of journal articles for professionals and students in philosophy. As of 2009, the site was maintained by David Bourget (ANU and University of London) and David Chalmers (ANU). PhilPapers receives financial support from other organizations, including a substantial grant in early 2009 from the Joint Information Systems Committee in the United Kingdom.<br />URL: http://philpapers.org/<br />
  59. 59. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Intute is a free online service. All material returned by Inture is evaluated and selected by a network of subject specialists. Intute does not make it clear whether this involves peer review of the material. Regardless of that technicality, the seems to work as the quality of the results are good.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.intute.ac.uk/<br />
  60. 60. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />JURN is asearch-engine of over 3,500 ejournals in the arts and humanities.<br />URL: http://www.jurn.org/<br />
  61. 61. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />First Mondayis one of the first openly accessible, peer–reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet.<br />http://firstmonday.org/<br />
  62. 62. Open access: Journals/sites/databases<br />Refdeskis a free and family friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based reference resources.<br />http://www.refdesk.com/<br />“List of academic databases and search engines” <br />
  63. 63. Open access: Encyclopedia and Wikis<br />Encyclopedia.com is the premier online library and research Web site, Encyclopedia.com puts millions of articles from some of the world’s most authoritative and highly respected publications. A free online encyclopedia that features premier titles like The Columbia Encyclopedia, Oxford’s World Encyclopedia, and the Encyclopedia of World Biography.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.encyclopedia.com/<br />
  64. 64. Open access: Encyclopedia and Wikis<br />New World Encyclopedia designed for the general reader and is available online and is free to all people with internet access. <br /> <br />URL: http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Info:Main_Page<br />
  65. 65. Open access: Encyclopedia and Wikis<br />URL:http://www.scholarpedia.org/<br />http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/<br />
  66. 66. Open access: Encyclopedia and Wikis<br />URL: http://www.eoearth.org/eoe/about<br />
  67. 67. Open access: Encyclopedia and Wikis<br />URL: http://wikidoc.org/index.php/Main_Page<br />
  68. 68. Open access: Encyclopedia and Wikis<br />Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free-contentencyclopedia project based on an openly-editable model.<br />URL: http://www.wikipedia.org/<br />
  69. 69. Open access: Encyclopedia and Wikis<br />Wikispecies is a wiki-based online project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation. Its aim is to create a comprehensive free content catalogue of all species and is directed at scientists, rather than at the general public.<br />URL: http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page<br />
  70. 70. Open access: Encyclopedia and Wikis<br />CollegeWikis.com is the leading group messaging and information platform for students by students. Since its launch last year, CollegeWikis has become the group messaging platform of choice for over 50,000 students in more than 200 colleges, with over 600,000 topics.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.crunchbase.com/company/collegewikis<br />List of encyclopedias by branch of knowledge<br />List of online encyclopedias<br />
  71. 71. Open access: ebooks<br />Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print) is a service from Google that searches the full text of books that Google scans, converts to text using optical character recognition, and stores in its digital database. The service was formerly known as Google Print when it was introduced at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2004.<br /> <br />URL: http://books.google.com/books<br />
  72. 72. Open access: ebooks<br />Project Gutenberg, abbreviated as PG, is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks."Founded in 1971 by Michael S. Hart, it is the oldest digital library.Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domainbooks. The project tries to make these as free as possible, in long-lasting, open formats that can be used on almost any computer.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page<br />
  73. 73. Open access: ebooks<br />AskSam is the ideal application organize your information. AskSam is a different kind of database - a free-form database designed for users rather than programmers. It is free-form database, provided a fluid, flexible, and fast way to organize information. Dr. Mack McKinney created asksam for a better way to handle information.<br />URL: www.asksam.com/ebooks/<br />
  74. 74. Open access: ebooks<br />Bookyards goal/dream is to be "The Library To The World", in which books, education materials, information, reference materials, documents, and content will be provided freely to anyone who has an internet connection. Its mission objectives also is to provide the same information and content that one can receive at any large public library, and to provide it through the world wide web.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.bookyards.com/<br />
  75. 75. Open access: ebooks<br />Wikibooks (previously called Wikimedia Free Textbook Project and Wikimedia-Textbooks) is a Wiki hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation for the creation of free contenttextbooks and annotated texts that anyone can edit.<br />URL: http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page<br />
  76. 76. Open access: ebooks<br />BookRags is an educationalwebsite that provides summaries and study guides for literary works. Based in Hamden, Connecticut, US,the website is a subsidiary of Ambassadors Group.<br />URL: http://www.bookrags.com/<br />
  77. 77. Open access: ebooks<br />The Internet Archiveis a non-profit digital library with the stated mission: "universal access to all knowledge."It offers permanent storage and access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, music, moving images, and books. The Internet Archive was founded by Brewster Kahle in 1996.<br />URL: http://www.archive.org/details/texts<br />
  78. 78. Open access: ebooks<br />Digital Book Index provides links to more than 148,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 120,000of these books, texts, and documents are available free, while many others are available at very modest cost.<br />http://www.digitalbookindex.org/index.cgi<br />
  79. 79. Open Access: Educ’l Video sites<br />Academic Earth is an organization founded with the goal of giving everyone on earth access to a world-class education. A high quality educational content available online for free as the answer to the barriers to achieving a world class education.  It is also a user-friendly educational ecosystem that will give internet users around the world the ability to easily find, interact with, and learn from full video courses and lectures from the world’s leading scholars. <br /> <br />URL: http://academicearth.org/<br />
  80. 80. Open Access: Educ’l Video sites<br />URL: http://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u/<br />
  81. 81. Open Access: Educ’l Video sites<br />ResearchChannel was founded by a consortium of leading research and academic institutions to share the valuable work of their researchers with the public. ResearchChannel is now available to nearly 38 million satellite and cable television subscribers and our Web site is visited by 2 million visitors each year. The channel is also available on more than 80 university-and school-based cable systems in the United States and in other countries. ResearchChannel is headquartered at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.researchchannel.org/prog/<br />
  82. 82. Open Access: Educ’l Video sites<br />TeacherTube is a video sharing website similar to, and based on, YouTube. It is designed to allow those in the educational industry, particularly teachers, to share educational resources. The site contains a mixture of classroom teaching resources and others designed to aid teacher training.<br />URL: http://www.teachertube.com/<br />
  83. 83. Open Access: Educ’l Video sites<br />TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with the annual TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and the TEDGlobal conference in Oxford UK, TED includes the award-winning TEDTalks video site, the Open Translation Program, the new TEDx community program, this year's TEDIndia Conference and the annual TED Prize.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.ted.com/<br />
  84. 84. Open Access: Educ’l Video sites<br />YouTube EDU is a “volunteer project sparked by a group of employees who wanted to find a better way to collect and highlight all the great educational content being uploaded to YouTube by colleges and universities“.The new section, launched last March 26, 2009, contains videos on university lectures, seminars, documentaries, video references, lessons, and other videos that areeducational by nature. YouTube EDU simply aggregates all the educational videos uploaded to YouTube.<br />URL: http://www.youtube.com/edu<br />
  85. 85. Open Access: Educ’l Video sites<br />Yovisto is an academic video search engine specialized in academic content. Yovisto's search index is based on the combination of automated content based video analysis with user generated collaborative annotation (collaborative tagging, discussions, and comments). In difference to traditional video search engines, Yovisto enables pinpoint access within video data by providing fine-granular, time-dependent metadata. <br />URL:http://www.yovisto.com/ <br />
  86. 86. Open Access: Educ’l Video sites<br />Discovery Channel(formerly The Discovery Channel) is an Americansatellite and cableTV channel (also delivered via IPTV, terrestrial television and internet television in other parts of the world), founded by John Hendricks and distributed by Discovery Communications. It provides documentary programming focused primarily on popular science, technology, and history, similar to that of the National Geographic Channel and History.<br />URL: http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/<br />“List of video hosting websites “<br />
  87. 87. Open Access: OPAC<br />
  88. 88. Open Access: OPAC<br />LibraryLink is a one-stop resource center for Filipiniana resources. It aims to provide one search engine or point of entry for researchers and students who are doing research on Filipiniana.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.librarylink.org.ph/<br />
  89. 89. Open Access: OPAC<br />http://portal.bsu.edu.ph:1050/webopac/main?siteid=1<br />URL: http://libraries.slu.edu.ph/<br />
  90. 90. Open Access: OPAC<br />http://ilib.upb.edu.ph/<br />
  91. 91. Open Access/source: VLE, CMS, LMS<br />URL: http://moodle.org/<br />
  92. 92. Open Access/source: VLE, CMS, LMS<br />Sakai is a community of academic institutions, commercial organizations and individuals who work together to develop a common Collaboration and Learning Environment (CLE). The Sakai CLE is a free, community source, educational software platform distributed under the Educational Community License (a type of open source license). <br /> <br />URL: http://sakaiproject.org/<br />
  93. 93. Open Access/source: VLE, CMS, LMS<br />URL: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/COSE/<br />URL: http://bodington.org/<br />
  94. 94. Social media: Blogs<br />Bloggeris a blogstorage service that allows private or multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries.It was created by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003.The service itself is located at www.blogger.com. Generally, the blogs are hosted by Google at subdomains of blogspot.com. Until May 1, 2010 an FTP service allows pages edited through Blogger to be published to other hosts. If this service ceases, all blogger blogs will be hosted by Google, though domains other than blogspot.com may be used. Rank number 7 in Alexa. <br /> <br />URL: www.blogger.com/<br />
  95. 95. Social media: Blogs<br />WordPress is an open sourceblog publishing application powered by PHP and MySQL which can also be used for content management. It has many features including a plugin architecture and a templating system. Used by over 2% of the 10,000 biggest websites, WordPress is the most popular blog software in use today.<br />It was first released in May 2003. As of September 2009, it was being used by 202 million websites worldwide.<br />www.wordpress.com/<br />
  96. 96. Social media: Blogs<br />Blogista.com is a Philippine Based Blog website that focuses on whats happening in the Blogista Community.<br />http://blogista.com/<br />
  97. 97. Social media: Blogs<br />i.ph is the latest innovation from DotPH, the Philippine Domain Registry. The domain name for individuals, i.ph is a comprehensive, easy-to-use solution for people who want a presence on the Internet. i.ph packages range from just a domain and personalized mailbox to full-featured blogging and photo gallery capabilities with webhosting.<br />http://i.ph/<br />
  98. 98. Social media: Site &Blogs<br />Weebly is an online, free, widget-based Web site creator. It uses a widget style format, allowing users to create pages with only a few clicks by dragging and dropping different page elements (images, text, or interactive content, etc.) onto a page and filling in the content.It competes with WebStarts, Yola, Jimdo, Webs, uCoz, Wix, and other web hosting and creation sites . It was named by Time Magazine as number four of the fifty best websites of 2007. <br />http://www.weebly.com/<br />
  99. 99. Social media: Blogs<br />http://www.livejournal.com/<br />http://www.bloglines.com/<br />
  100. 100. Social media: Blogs<br />http://www.vox.com/<br />http://www.xanga.com/<br />https://www.blogger.com/start<br />http://www.typepad.com/<br />
  101. 101. Social media: Social network & awareness<br />Facebook is a social networkingwebsite that is operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. Users can add friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves. Additionally, users can join networks organized by workplace, school, or college. The website's name stems from the colloquial name of books given to students at the start of the academic year by university administrations in the US with the intention of helping students to get to know each other better. Rank number 2 in Alexa.<br />http://www.facebook.com<br />
  102. 102. Social media: Social network<br />Eduspaces is considered as one of the world's first and largest social networking site dedicated to education and educational technology. Launched in 2004 and with over 20,000 members.<br /> <br />URL: http://eduspaces.net/<br />
  103. 103. Social media: Awareness, List serv & SDI<br />Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the author's profile page and delivered to the author's subscribers who are known as followers. It is sometimes described as "SMS of the Internet.<br />URL:htt://.twitter.com<br />
  104. 104. Social media: Awareness, List serv & SDI<br />Plurkis a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send updates through short messages or links, which can be up to 140 text characters in length. Users can respond to other users' updates from their timeline through the Plurk.com website, by instant messaging, or by text messaging. Plurk is very popular in Taiwan, Philippines, Indonesia and the United States. <br /> <br />URL: http://www.plurk.com/<br />
  105. 105. Social media: Awareness, List serv & SDI<br />Tumblr is a blogging platform that allows users to post text, images, video, links, quotes, and audio to their tumblelog, a short-form blog. Users are able to "follow" other users and see their posts together on their dashboard. Users can "like" or "reblog" posts from other blogs on the site. The service emphasizes customizability and ease of use.<br />URL: http://www.tumblr.com/<br />
  106. 106. Social media: Awareness, List serv & SDI<br />Yahoo! Groups is one of the world’s largest collections of online discussion boards and mailing list. Group messages can be posted and read by e-mail or on the Group homepage, like a web forum. Rank 3 in Alexa.<br />http://groups.yahoo.com/<br />
  107. 107. Social media: Awareness, List serv & SDI<br />Google Groupsis a service from Google that supports discussion groups, including many Usenet newsgroups, based on common interests. Users can also set up mailing list archives for e-mail lists that are hosted elsewhere.<br />http://groups.google.com/<br />
  108. 108. Social media: Real time services<br />Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free, while calls to both traditional landline telephones and mobile phones can be made for a nominal fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype has also become popular for their additional features which include instant messaging, file transfer and video conferencing.<br />http://www.skype.com/intl/en/<br />
  109. 109. Social media: Real time services<br />Yahoo! Messengeris an advertisement-supported instant messagingclient and associated protocol provided by Yahoo.<br />http://messenger.yahoo.com/<br />
  110. 110. Social media: Real time services<br />Google Talk (GTalk) is a free Windows web-based application for instant messaging and voice over internet protocol (VOIP), offered by Google Inc. The first beta version of the program was released on August 24, 2005.<br />http://www.google.com/talk/<br />
  111. 111. Social media: Real time services<br />Meebo is an instant messaging program which supports multiple IM services, including Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, AIM, ICQ, MySpaceIM, Facebook Chat, Jabber/XMPP, Google Talk, Myyearbook IM; it is based on the free and open source library libpurple created by the software developers of Pidgin. Meebo was founded in September 2005. Meebo also developed a version of Meebo for use on the iPhone and a native application that runs on Android mobile phones. <br />
  112. 112. Social media: Real time services<br />
  113. 113. Social media: Video orientations<br />TeacherTube is a video sharing website similar to, and based on, YouTube. It is designed to allow those in the educational industry, particularly teachers, to share educational resources. The site contains a mixture of classroom teaching resources and others designed to aid teacher training.<br />URL: http://www.teachertube.com/<br />
  114. 114. Social media: Video orientations<br />YouTube is a video sharingwebsite on which users can upload and share videos. Three former PayPal employees created YouTube in February 2005.In November 2006, YouTube, LLC was bought by Google Inc. for $1.65 billion, and is now operated as a subsidiary of Google. The company is based in San Bruno, California, and uses Adobe Flash Video technology to display a wide variety of user-generated contentvideo content, including movieclips, TV clips, and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video blogging and short original videos.<br />www.youtube.com<br />
  115. 115. Social media: Digital libraries<br />SlideShare is a business media site for sharing presentations, documents and pdfs. SlideShare features a vibrant professional community that regularly comments, favorites and downloads content. Content also spreads virally through blogs and social networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook and twitter. Individuals & organizations upload documents to SlideShare to share ideas, connect with others, and generate leads for their businesses. Anyone can view presentations & documents on topics that interest them. The site is growing rapidly with over 25 million monthly visitors.<br />http://www.slideshare.net/<br />
  116. 116. Social media: Digital libraries<br />MediaFire is a free file and image hosting web site that started in 2006 and is located in Harris County, Texas, United States. The domain mediafire.com attracted almost nine million visitors annually by 2008 according to a Compete.com study. Rank 64 in Alexa.<br /> <br />URL: http://www.mediafire.com/<br />
  117. 117. Social media: Digital libraries<br />Google Docsis a free, Web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, form, and data storage service offered by Google. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users. Google Docs combines the features of two services, Writely and Spreadsheets, which were merged into a single product on October 10, 2006. A third product for presentations, incorporating technology designed by Tonic Systems, was released on September 17, 2007. Data storage of any files up to 1GB. <br />
  118. 118. Social media: Digital libraries<br />Wikispaces is a hosting service based in San Francisco, California. Launched in March 2005, Wikispaces is owned by Tangient LLC and is among the largest wiki hosts, competing with PBworks, Wetpaint, Wikia, and Google Sites.<br />http://www.wikispaces.com/<br />
  119. 119. Social media: Digital libraries<br />Google Sitesis a structured wiki offered by Google as part of Google Apps. It was launched on February 28, 2008. It replaces Google Pages, Google's previous webpage creation service. Google Sites started out as JotSpot, a software company that offered enterprise social software.<br />
  120. 120. Social media: Digital libraries<br />Docstoc is the premier online community to find and share professional documents. Docstoc provides the platform for users and businesses to upload and share their documents with all the world, and serves as a vast repository of documents in variety of categories.<br />http://www.docstoc.com/<br />
  121. 121. Social media: Digital libraries<br />Scribdis a document-sharing website which allows users to post documents of various formats, and embed them into a web page using its iPaper format. Scribd currently has more than 50 million monthly users and more than 50,000 documents are uploaded daily.<br />http://www.scribd.com/<br />
  122. 122. Social media: Digital libraries<br />Wikimedia Commons(or simply Commons) is an online repository of images, sound and other media files.It is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation, from which uploaded files can be used across all Wikimedia projects in all languages, including Wikipedia, Wikibooks, Wikisource and Wikinews, or downloaded for offsite use. The repository contains over 6 million media files.<br />http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page<br />Try this also..<br />
  123. 123. Social media: Digital libraries ( Photos )<br />at maraming pang iba…<br />
  124. 124. Social media: Social bookmarking<br />For your literacy programs<br />Social Bookmarkingservices allow user to save link to web resources they want to remember or share. The link information is usually public and used in ranking and searching. Most sites offer additional facilities for tagging, commentary, and varying degrees of private data collection.<br />Connotea, citeulikeand BibSonomy are designed specifically for scholarly bookmarking.<br />Other bookmarking sites<br />Twitter, digg, reddit, stumbleupon, ybuzz, delicious, tweetmeme, mixx, fark, slashdot, friendfeed, clipmarks, newsvine.com, propeller, etc<br />
  125. 125. Social media: Social Cataloging<br />For add’l source of books info<br />social cataloging applicationis a web application designed to help users to catalog things—books, CDs, etc.—owned or otherwise of interest to them. The phrase refers to two characteristics that generally arise from a multi-user cataloging environment:<br /> 1. The ability to share catalogs and interact with others based upon shared items;<br /> 2. The enrichment or improvement of cataloging description through either explicit cooperation in the production of cataloging metadata or through the analysis of implicit data (eg., "People who like X also like Y").<br />Some of the more notable social cataloging applications include:<br />For Anime and Manga: MyAnimeList<br />For books: Anobii, BookArmy, Books iRead, Goodreads, LibraryThing, Shelfari, FiledBy, and Google Books' "My Library"<br />For computer and video games: MobyGames, The Backloggery<br />For data: Jumper 2.0<br />For devices: gdgt<br />For movies: Criticker, Flixster<br />For music: Discogs, Last.fm, Libre.fm and Rate Your Music<br />For scholarly citations: Bibster, CiteULike, Connotea, refbase<br />For places and products: KartMe<br />For authors: FiledBy<br />
  126. 126. Social media: Question & answer<br />http://wiki.answers.com/<br />http://askville.amazon.com/Index.do<br />http://answers.google.com/answers/<br />
  127. 127. So, thru Social media<br />Well, if you can’t still do this..<br />Become a member of E-International Scientific Research Journal Consortium (EIJRC ) and submit your institutional researches.<br />http://www.eisrjc.com/<br />
  128. 128. So, thru Social media<br />Open source/ commercial<br /> Social Media<br />VS<br />We can save money!! Do you agree with this?<br />Again, social media is just a remedy..<br />
  129. 129. Extras: other applications<br />Share <br />Widgets<br />Rss<br />Antivirus<br />Trendmicro housecall, Dr. Web, Avira, AVG<br />Reference manager<br />zotero<br />Pdf converter<br />Cute pdf<br />Open office<br />Cam studio for video presentation<br />MS 2007<br />http://www.cutepdf.com/<br />
  130. 130. Therefore <br />Lahatlibre!<br />Approximate lowest savings ( People ware & hardware ) is 300t<br />