Angry Sandwich 2: The Wrath of Pastrami by Sakurako Kitsa
Angry Sandwich 2: The Wrath of Pastrami by Sakurako Kitsa
"Thanks, I Needed That!" Web 2.0 Tools for Getting Things Done

Explore a fantastic collection of free, helpful web-based tools that increase your productivity, including file converters, PDF makers, online file storage/sharing, list makers, URL shorteners, research aids and reminder services.


General Resources

  • DiRT: Digital Research Tools Wiki - http://digitalresearchtools.pbwiki.com/
    Created by academic librarians, this rich resource offers myriad tools to help researchers work "more efficiently or creatively." Especially cool is the organization, which begins with the user answering "I want to..."
  • Web Tools 4 U 2 Use - http://webtools4u2use.wikispaces.com/
    Phenomenal collection of Web 2.0 resources for school library media specialists. Features an introduction to each topic, ideas for use in the media center, links to tutorials and further information, and "Five to Test Drive" / "More to Explore" in each category.
  • Teach Web 2 - http://teachweb2.wikispaces.com/
    Collaboratively generated reviews of Web 2.0 tools and their potential uses for education. Each tool is reviewed using a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) and classroom ideas and examples are often provided.
  • 100 Tools for Every Learner - http://www.collegeathome.com/blog/2008/06/10/100-helpful-web-tools-for-every-kind-of-learner/

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