Oregon Virtual Reference Summit
The fourth Oregon Virtual Reference Summit was held a week ago. The focus of the conference was about providing online reference service in Oregon. Some of the sessions that were recorded and posted freely online include the following. Some of the resources mentioned throughout the conference are listed at: http://www.oregonlibraries.net/summit/2009/reads.
iPhones at the library reference desk
By Michael Baird, Oregon State University
http://www.oregonlibraries.net/videos/ovrs2009-michael (5 min)
Screencasting Tools for Reference
By Anna Johnson, Mt. Hood Community College
http://www.oregonlibraries.net/videos/ovrs2009-johnson (14 min)
FireShot — A Firefox extension that creates screenshots of web pages.
JING — Capture anything you see on your computer screen and share it instantly as an image or short movie.
Camptasia — A screen video capture program for Microsoft Windows, published by TechSmith.
Captivate (Adobe)Professional eLearning content with advanced interactivity, software and scenario simulations, quizzes, and other engaging experiences — no programming or multimedia skills required.
http://www.oregonlibraries.net/videos/ovrs2009-evamiller (67 min)