Library and Educational Uses of

Google's Picasa and Voicethread


Picasa

Free photo editing and uploading software.

Library Uses:
Blog
Publicity
Voicethread
Webpages
Web albums
Publish to Library’s facebook page
Slideshows
Any project that needs pictures
Other Educational ideas:
Picasa in Education Wiki

VoiceThread:

[Free] multimedia collaborative sharing online website (and App).

VoiceThread Universal - interface specially designed for screen-reading software
http://voicethread.com/universal/

Library Uses:
Tours of the library (Brockport's use of Voicethread in a Libguide
Book displays and information/archival information
Book discussions
Tutorials

Search for library in the voicethread "browse" box to discover other creative ways librarians have used voicethread.


Rename all pictures (if desire)
Basic Editing:
Redeye
Lighting adjustment – show café picture
Crop
Straighten a crooked picture – Archives Photo
Effects: Sharpen – Juv collection photo
I’m feeling lucky – Photo of 44

Google Web Albums – Upload
Blogs – Simple publish to blog.
Facebook