Harnessing the Power of iGoogle Presentation

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Harnessing the Power of iGoogle: : 

Harnessing the Power of iGoogle: Save Time by Using iGoogle Kate Bessey Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange (CMLE)

iNtrodution to iGoogle : 

iNtrodution to iGoogle Customizable homepage, accessible with any internet connection Combines multiple accounts, interests, and gadgets into one location…

Sample iGoogle page : 

Sample iGoogle page

Gadgets : 

Gadgets Mini applications for things like email, blogs, news, calendars, etc… Take up the vast majority of the iGoogle page iGoogle is set up so that you can have columns of gadgets

Gadgets I can’t live without! : 

Gadgets I can’t live without!

Gadgets I love! : 

Gadgets I love!

Hear all the latest, in one place! : 

Hear all the latest, in one place!

Library news : 

Library news CMLE’s Blog! Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/linnybinnypix/1189018851/

Library & book gadgets : 

Library & book gadgets Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/linnybinnypix/1189018851/

One click… : 

One click…

iGoogle tutorial : 

iGoogle tutorial http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pbf0dlESX8E

The wide, wide world of themes : 

The wide, wide world of themes Sadly, Justin Bieber has his own theme. Some appropriate, and some… questionable.

Choosing & adding gadgets : 

Choosing & adding gadgets Two ways of searching Results Select the one you want! 1. 2. 3. 4.

Organize your gadgets : 

Organize your gadgets Gadgets can be easily moved iGoogle pages are arranged in columns You could have one column for library “stuff”, one for fun “stuff”, and one for general news Mine is organized so that my favorite gadgets are at the top!

Taking it to the next level… : 

Taking it to the next level… Libraries and individuals can create their own Google gadgets You can get started by going to http://code.google.com/apis/igoogle/ Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/horiavarlan/4792500691/

Thank you! : 

Thank you! Any questions? Comments? Kate Bessey kmbessey@stcloudstate.edu Find me on Facebook or Twitter Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/1482848501/

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