40 Plus New Tools and Gadgets for Library Webmasters

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Frank Cervone
Chicago State Libraries

Darlene Fichter
University Saskatchewan

List of helpful tools for library webmasters...

Accessibility check
wave.webaim.org

HTML Table Creator
www.spectrum-research.com/V2/projects_table_generator.asp

visual thesaurus
www.visualthesaurus.com

Fancy Zoom
http://www.cabel.name/2008/02/fancyzoom-10.html

Uni-Form
http://sprawsm.com/uni-form/
Do it yourself, build a form. Well structured, semantic, accessible and usable forms

feed.informer
http://feed.informer.com/

php list
www.phplist.com/
open source newsletter manager

textexpander
http://www.smileonmymac.com/TextExpander/
How can I code twice as fast as you?

Crowd Science
crowdscience.com
By surveying a small number visitors with carefully constructed questionnaires, Crowd Science Demographics is able to build comprehensive profiles that give publishers a deep understanding of their audience.

fusestats web analytics
http://www.fusestats.com
Gives you a visual clue at where people are looking on your site.

Read it Later
http://www.ideashower.com/ideas/launched/read-it-later
Firefox extension

Top Posts Widget
http://www.postrank.com/publishers


Google Friend Connect for Site
http://www.google.com/friendconnect


Firefox plugin for screen shots
Fireshot


Filejuicer
http://echoone.com/filejuicer/
(not free)

XnView
Allows you to exchange from all types of formats to others.

Visual Tools

colorpicker
http://www.colorpicker.com

Color Wizard
http://www.colorsontheweb.com/colorwizard

Create a font from your own handwriting
http://www.yourfonts.com


Lovely charts
http://www.lovelycharts.com


XML/SWF Charts
www.maani.us/xml_charts/index.php


Mind Mapping Tools

http://bubbl.us

http://www.mindmeister.com

scriptaculous

www.xcavator.net
upload an image, and based on that image, it will search other sites to find similar image

Review Basics
http://www.reviewbasics.com

Virus Total
http://www.virustotal.com

Chunk it
http://www.tigerlogic.com/ChunkIt/

http://net.tutsplus.com
http://www.noupe.com












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