Tech to make the most of #NCLA17: Google Slides Q&A

Today’s guest author is Samantha Harlow, Online Learning Librarian at UNCG Libraries and Chair of NCLA’s newest section, the Distance Learning Section! When presenting at conferences, engaging audience members through active learning and participation is key! At the 2017 NCLA conference, there are many presentations with co-presenters, as well as presenters using slide shows (PowerPoint, […]

Free Friday: Infographic Design is for Everyone

  In this installment of Free Fridays, let’s take a look at Piktochart.  This tool makes it easy to quickly design professional looking banners, reports, infographics, and presentations. Piktochart offers hundreds of templates that can be customizable with lots of icons, shapes, and designs that can be used.  The tool also allows you to change […]

Free Friday: Messaging Made Easy

Imagine a world with fewer emails flying into your inbox each day — Slack can help with that! Slack is a free (with premium options) instant messaging tool that does so much more. Slack breaks team messaging into Channels, that can be public or private, and direct messages for one-on-one communication. Each Channel can be […]

Free Friday: Time to Get Organized!

For this installment of Free Friday, we want to highlight one of the tools in our members only list, a personal organization tool called Cozi. Cozi is a flexible tool that you can access for free as an app and website. It helps you manage your busy life with a shared calendar, shopping lists, to […]

Advocating for Usability Webinar

We kicked off our 2015-2017 biennium webinar series with a great one on usability and user experience. Thanks to Daniel Pshock & Sarah Arnold of UNC Chapel Hill for sharing their wisdom! You can find the recording online here. Their slides are up on TNT’s slideshare: Advocating for Usability: When, Why, and How to Improve User […]