October 2011 Archives

More Apps

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Bonnie Swogger has a post over at the Undergraduate Science Librarian blog on her favorite iPhone apps for research and collaboration. Some, but not all, of these have come up in our "Life Could be Easier: On the Go" series, so I encourage you to check it out. She also has an older post on iPhone apps for scientific literature that may be of interest to some of you.

E-books at the U Libraries

Did you know that the U Libraries has thousands and thousands of e-books available?

You can link into them via searching MNCat just like finding print books. When you find an e-book of interest simply click on Online Access and then Open Source in New Window to read the e-book.

Do you want to know if our e-books can be read on your iPad, Kindle, or Nook?
Do you want more details about the scope of our e-book collections?

Our E-Book Collection information page is linked here: http://www.lib.umn.edu/howto/ebooks

To do and reminder help

Do you like to use your email in-box as a to do list? Do you want to send yourself email reminders about things to do? Do you tire of looking at email you want to save and read later?

For any of these you might find nudgemail helpful. ProfHacker describes nudgemail as "a no-cost reminder service that allows you to send an email message to yourself at a set date and time in the future."
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/send-yourself-a-text-message-reminder/36208

I've been trying nudgemail lately and like how I can clear out my inbox and still be reminded about things to do. Will I still like it when all those emails bounce back to me? Time will tell...

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