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Hundreds of Free Science eBooks for Teachers and Students


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Find, Research, Cite, Link and Curate with the Excellent Google Research Tool

Find, Research, Cite, Link and Curate with the Excellent Google Research Tool | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Daniel Compton's curator insight, April 2, 2014 12:28 PM

 

Good Google Drive feature

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 2, 2014 12:38 PM

This is one of my favorite tools. It pulls up images too and with the new image editing tools it is so easy to put in a nice picture. 

Deborah Welsh's curator insight, April 2, 2014 6:31 PM

You do have to log into your Google account to see this content, but it's a worthwhile step. 

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The Top 10 Free Web Tools (As Chosen By You) - Edudemic

The Top 10 Free Web Tools (As Chosen By You) - Edudemic | Ed Tech | Scoop.it
There are a lot of web tools out there. Many of which are free or, at the very least, freemium. In other words, you can do a free trial to see if you like it. With so many to choose from, it’s tough to figure out which ones work best, are popular, are well supported, …

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Learning with iPads - suggested free Apps

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Convert Any Blog, Web Page or Document Into an eBook with EbookGlue Conversion API

Convert Any Blog, Web Page or Document Into an eBook with EbookGlue Conversion API | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

 

 


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ghbrett's curator insight, September 30, 2013 10:55 AM

Recommended by other Curators, especially @Robin Good!

Sharon Bakar's curator insight, March 4, 2014 10:59 AM

Very useful!

Pamela D Lloyd's curator insight, March 5, 2014 4:19 PM

Writers interested in converting a document or a blog into an ebook may find this useful.

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Collect and Organize Live Web Content Snippets Into Dynamic Collections with Wepware

Collect and Organize Live Web Content Snippets Into Dynamic Collections with Wepware | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Louise Quo Vadis's curator insight, February 24, 2014 1:09 PM

I like this a lot, but it is only good for the Chrome browser. Check it out.

wanderingsalsero's curator insight, February 25, 2014 5:09 AM

I can see where this could be very useful to a business owner wanting to aggregate content for his/her customers.

Nine0Media's curator insight, February 25, 2014 9:30 PM

Great for #ContentCuration #WebConsultants 

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Capture Any Content from the Web and Organize Into Boards with ScissorsFly

Capture Any Content from the Web and Organize Into Boards with ScissorsFly | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, February 24, 2014 8:12 AM

Looks promising and pretty for curation.

Nine0Media's curator insight, February 25, 2014 9:31 PM

Very cool! #WebConsultants #WebDesign

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, August 15, 2014 2:25 PM
About ScissorsflyIn the spirit of freedom and creativity, we designed Scissorsfly. For the first time ever, you will be equipped with something that frees your imagination to creatively collect and organize everything you love on the web, and share them with friends.

Scissorsfly originates from an open hackathon hosted at LinkedIn, when Sillicon Valley tech talents from places like Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, or CMU, MIT, Stanford, Berkerly came to play. We won the championship with the idea called ClipIt, which becomes the magic scissors at your hand today. 

Web 1.0 gave you static webpages. Web 2.0 gives you interactions and collaborations with the web and the world. Scissorsfly will give you not only that, but also the initiative to tailor the web at will. It will be an experience beyond the long lasting web 2.0...

Finally, you can run wild with these scissors.
Their MissionCollecting and organizing information is really important to us. However, it could be painful from time to time. We built Scissorsfly for you to enjoy the process.
TeamWe are an early stage startup based in Mountain View (CA) and Chicago (IL). Our team is small and close-knit, with both strong engineering (e.g. Google, Yahoo!, Linkedin, eBay) and research (e.g. security, data mining, machine learning) backgrounds. For anything interesting, drop us a line at support@scissorsfly.com.
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An Introductory Guide to Content Curation

An Introductory Guide to Content Curation | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, January 17, 2014 12:38 PM

Thanks Robin for sharing this Curation guide on your scoop.it site. 

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, January 23, 2014 3:25 PM

A very useful guide from one of the Pioneers in Content Curation

Bookmarking Librarian's curator insight, April 1, 2014 10:35 PM
Content curation
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A Flipped-Up Twitter Feed with Only The Good Stuff In It: Vellum

A Flipped-Up Twitter Feed with Only The Good Stuff In It: Vellum | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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siobhan-o-flynn's curator insight, April 28, 2014 8:17 AM

ok - I'm in - developed by @nytlabs

Stephen Dale's curator insight, May 9, 2014 7:29 AM

Vellum acts as a reading list  for your Twitter feed, finding all the links that are being shared by those you follow on Twitter and displaying them each with their full titles and descriptions. 

This flips the Twitter model, treating the links as primary and the commentary as secondary (you can still see all the tweets about each link, but they are less prominent). 


Vellum puts a spotlight on content, making it easy to find what you should read next.

Pankaj Jindal's curator insight, May 12, 2014 8:43 AM

Test  4

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Find, Research, Cite, Link and Curate with the Excellent Google Research Tool

Find, Research, Cite, Link and Curate with the Excellent Google Research Tool | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Daniel Compton's curator insight, April 2, 2014 12:28 PM

 

Good Google Drive feature

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 2, 2014 12:38 PM

This is one of my favorite tools. It pulls up images too and with the new image editing tools it is so easy to put in a nice picture. 

Deborah Welsh's curator insight, April 2, 2014 6:31 PM

You do have to log into your Google account to see this content, but it's a worthwhile step. 

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Access Broken URLs and Dead Web Pages with Resurrect for Firefox

Access Broken URLs and Dead Web Pages with Resurrect for Firefox | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Robin Good's curator insight, March 9, 2014 11:52 AM



Resurrect Pages is a free Firefox Add-on that allows you to instantly find archived and cached copies for any dead page or broken URL.


Specifically, Resurrect searches through these cache/mirrors:

  • CoralCDN
  • Google Cache
  • Yahoo! Cache
  • The Internet Archive
  • MSN Cache
  • Gigablast
  • WebCite


Free to use.


Try it out now: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/resurrect-pages/ 





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Curate Your Browsing Experience with OneTab for Google Chrome

Curate Your Browsing Experience with OneTab for Google Chrome | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Farid Mheir's comment, March 31, 2014 11:58 AM
@Gonzalo Moreno : sorry I do not know if this exists for other browsers.
Farid Mheir's comment, March 31, 2014 11:58 AM
@Gonzalo Moreno : sorry I do not know if this exists for other browsers.
Gonzalo Moreno's curator insight, March 31, 2014 12:01 PM

Para multitaskers compulsivos, como yo, tener 100 pestañas abiertas a la vez es inevitable, con la consecuente ralentización del ordenador.
De momento sólo existe para Chrome, pero esta herramienta es la solución definitiva!
:D

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Create Standard eBooks Easily from Any Google Drive Document with Liber.io

Create Standard eBooks Easily from Any Google Drive Document with Liber.io | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Giuseppe Bonanno's curator insight, March 11, 2014 5:15 AM

Un interessante strumento per la cura di contenuti in formato eBook, direttamente da Google Drive.

Debbie Alston's curator insight, March 18, 2014 8:47 PM
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Raquel 's curator insight, March 30, 2014 4:28 AM

porque não?

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A Curated Collection of The Best Search Engines Organized Around Your Needs

A Curated Collection of The Best Search Engines Organized Around Your Needs | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, June 17, 2014 7:59 AM

Good reference list. I didn't realize there were so many search engines.

Pushpa Kunasegaran's curator insight, June 19, 2014 7:58 PM

This is an excellent resource!

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, August 14, 2014 5:22 PM

For more resources on Social Media & Content Curation visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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Capture, Permanently Archive and Download Any Web Page for Free with Archive.is

Capture, Permanently Archive and Download Any Web Page for Free with Archive.is | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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jspellos's curator insight, February 22, 2014 10:25 AM

Great tool to quickly save web pages, including social media pages with hashtags.  Don't forget to grab the bookmarklet and move it onto your browser, too!

Alison Hewett's curator insight, February 28, 2014 4:01 PM

This could be handy to use with students looking at how internet based media can change and a story be altered. use this tool to preserve current ate of a story at a particular day/time.

Josette Williams's curator insight, June 23, 2014 1:42 AM

I love the idea of this site-Archive Is-archive any site permanently and access it later. Thanks Robin Good.

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Online Free MOOC: How To Be an Effective Digital Curator

Online Free MOOC: How To Be an Effective Digital Curator | Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Robin Good's curator insight, January 10, 2014 1:24 PM



Though it started on January 8th, you are still very welcome to sign up for this online free course on content curation, organized by Sam Burrough and Martin Couzins that will last for the next two weeks.


Here the key topics covered:


  • Why do we need curators?
  • What is digital curation?
  • What’s the difference between aggregation and curation?
  • Do you know your audience?


  • Passion for your topic
  • Practical ways to manage and filter information flows
  • Tools for curation


From the official course page: "This course would suit anyone who is looking to understand more about curation and wants help to get started. It’s aimed at people in marketing, internal or external communications, learning and development and anyone who wants to share their passion for a topic with the world."


Free for everyone.


Sign-up now: http://www.curatr3.com/portfolio-item/how-to-be-an-effective-digital-curator/ 





Lori Wilk's curator insight, January 10, 2014 4:04 PM

This is a great opportunity