Library Trends cfpThere is a call for papers for a special issue of Library Trends: Information literacy beyond the academy: towards policy formulation. It will be edited by Dr John Crawford, Glasgow Caledonian University. It calls for papers in areas such as information literacy in “career choice and management, employability training, skills development, workplace decision making, adult literacies training and community learning and development, public libraries, school and further education, lifelong learning and health and media literacies.” Proposals of no more than 300 words to be sent by 15 January 2010 to John Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Author guidelines at http://www.press.jhu.edu/journals/
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As you know, SlideShare is one of the best ways for you to get the most out of your presentations. With SlideShare you can make connections, increase the reach of your presentations, view presentations you didn’t have the opportunity to attend, and market your work on the Internet utilizing inventive, interactive solutions.
Discover all the ways in which you can utilize it to market your previous projects, or to promote your current work.
There are a number of ways to use these tools, but there’s no need to reinvent the wheel, learning by trial and error! Here are 10 great ways to make SlideShare work for you.
Start here, and then let your imagination run wild!
1. Get Down and Up Load
SlideShare can be used with a number of different file types. Not only can you upload your PowerPoint presentations to SlideShare, it can also interact with files from OpenOffice, Adobe .pdf files and more!
2. Share and Share Alike
SlideShare will allow you to share your work with millions of clients and colleagues across the Internet. It can also be a powerful, private distribution tool, allowing you to share presentations discreetly on intranets and networks as well as on private sites.
3. All Access Pass
SlideShare makes organizing easy. Use it to download, flag, search and categorize your own work and 1000’s of other online presentations.
By combining SlideShare’s tools with your podcasts you can increase the reach of your audio content and better target your listening audience.
5. Sound Off
Add audio to your slides to create webinars, slide cartoons – even music video style presentations!
6. Meet and Greet
The social applications of SlideShare allow you to make new friends with similar interests as well as new professional contacts.
7. Join the Movement
On SlideShare, you can join groups and establish yourself as an expert in your field, or curate collections of presentations and start a group of your own!
8. Catch Up
In addition to using SlideShare to promote your own work, it can also be a great portal for discovering and viewing countless presentations by some of the best minds in your field.
9. Get Connected
Customize your SlideShare widgets and add them to emails, social sites, and blogs where you can drive traffic to your presentations.
SlideShare allows programmers and developers to customize applications and create presentation mashups!
About the Author: Scott Schwertly is an epic storyteller. Today, he owns and operates Ethos3 Communications, a Nashville, TN-based presentation boutique providing professional presentation design and training for national and international clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to branded individuals like Guy Kawasaki.
He may live in Nashville, TN with his wife and three dogs, but he calls San Diego home – the place of his beloved San Diego Chargers. Scott has a B.A. and M.B.A. from Harding University.