Google Docs is a free resource that allows you to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations which are stored online and always available.
Google Docs is a great way to organize research, notes, class documents and group projects. You can even download the files to your computer in Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint file format.
Madison College provides all students with their own storage space on the network, referred to as the home directory, or H Drive. The H Drive:
PrintFriendly is an online service that allows you to take the text from any site and create a printer-friendly version. Just copy and paste the URL from the page you'd like to print, and PrintFriendly produces a simple text and images version. It also makes it easy to delete ads or images you would not like to print. Try it today!
OneNote is a program that is part of Microsoft Office that allows you to take notes and save them for later- no need to print! The library's computers provide access to OneNote to students. In a document or on a website, navigate to print as usual, but choose "Send to OneNote" under the printer option. The program allows you to save text, images and other content and save the file for later.
Zotero is a free downloadable extension for the Mozilla Firefox internet browser which helps you gather and organize your research. You can capture article information from the internet, organize articles into collections and create bibliographies.
It would be useful for students who would like to keep their research organized in one place both during and after their time at Madison College, and is helpful for larger research projects.