November 2011 archive

Nov 28

Scoop.it

Scoop.it

Scoop.it is an online tool that allows you to create a public collection of articles from the web.  All you do is define a topic (e.g. electronic textbooks) and whenever you see something related to that topic, you click on a little bookmarklet in your browser and the item is added to your Scoop.it page …

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Nov 18

EGARC’s YouTube Channel

EGARC YouTube

One of the great things about EGARC is its collection of approximately 12,000 audio and video items in over 60 languages; many of these items are full-length feature films on DVD.  All KU faculty, staff and students are welcome to check out DVDs in our collection for free.  Simply browse our online catalog, and come …

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Nov 11

PDF to Word Converter

PDF to Word

Have you ever had a PDF that you wished you could edit in Microsoft Word?  Nitro PDF Software has a free online application that allows you to convert PDF files to Word documents with all of its formatting in tact.  Simply select the PDF you want to convert, enter your e-mail address, and let them …

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