Crossmedia and Research Tools


Citation Tools | Wikis/blogs/collaboration | Picture editors | Other types of visuals | Image collections | Publishing | Audio/Video | Odds and Ends



Citation

www.easybib.com/
citationmachine.net/
www.bibme.org/

Research tools

www.ipl.org/
www.itools.com/research/
digitalresearchtools.pbworks.com/
www.loc.gov/rr/tools.html
www.archives.gov/research/tools/
www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/www-vl/

Collaboration and Presentation Tools

pbworks.com/ - Wikis
www.wikispaces.com - Wikis
Google docs - create online documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more
www.zoho.com - create online documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more
edublogs.org/ - Blogs
prezi.com/
mashable.com/2008/.../forget-powerpoint-online-presentations

General

sixrevisions.com/tools/15-free-tools-for-web-based-collaboration/
www.zoho.com/
writeboard.com/

Picture editors

www.picnik.com/
www.photoshop.com/
www.pixlr.com/
picasa.google.com/
www.phixr.com/
www.shrinkpictures.com/ - shrink images online
pixenate.com/
aviary.com/

Effects

www.befunky.com/
www.funphotobox.com/
www.dumpr.net/
make3d.cs.cornell.edu/ - make 3-d
www.loonapix.com/


Other types of visuals

Word Clouds

www.wordle.net/
www.abcya.com/word_clouds.htm

Posters

bighugelabs.com/motivator.php - Motivational posters
www.glogster.com/ - http://edu.glogster.com/register/
www.blockposters.com/ - pixel by pixel

Mindmaps – Graphic organizers

bubbl.us
www.mindmeister.com/
www.graphic.org/
my.hrw.com/nsmedia/intgos/html/igo.htm


Make logos and animated gifs

cooltext.com/
gickr.com/
www.logoyes.com/logocreator.php
www.flamingtext.com/
www.logoease.com/
www.gifninja.com/
www.3dtextmaker.com/

Other Visuals

www.mytradingcards.com/
bighugelabs.com/deck.php
bighugelabs.com/
ingproject.com/ - screenshots
www.xtimeline.com/ - timelines

Image collections and creation

sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/
sketchup.google.com/
goanimate.com/
www.aniboom.com/shapeshiftermain/
www.cartoonstock.com/directory/b/botany.asp

Collections - botany images

botany.si.edu/PlantImages/
images.botany.org/
plants.usda.gov/gallery.html
www.botany.org/plantimages/
www.georgian.edu/pinebarrens/index.htm

Publishing

Slideshare.net
voicethread.com/
www.lulu.com/
issuu.com/
www.scrapblog.com/
mashable.com/2008/09/16/online-scrapbooking/ 
www.smilebox.com/scrapbooks/
www.mixbook.com/online-scrapbooking
www.yearbookmagic.com/

Podcasting

gabcast.com/
audacity.sourceforge.net/

Odds and Ends

blogs.region4.nycenet.edu/communities/smartboard/archive/category/2328.aspx
cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/
www.slideshare.net/tmether/free-web20-tools-for-really-cool-schools
www.srebonlineteachers.org/Cool_Tools_For_Teaching_Online.pdf
cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/50+Ways

 

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last modified April 27, 2010