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Search Managers

Bookshelf Managers

Citation Managers

RSS Readers


Search Managers

OCPL Catalog Search Bar in Your Browser
While viewing this webpage, you can add OCPL Search to your browser's search bar.
[Instructions - PDF]

 

WorldCat Mobile
WorldCat enables you to search for books, music, videos, articles and more in libraries near you. Now, you can easily search WorldCat using an iPhone app or the mobile version of WorldCat.

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Bookshelf Managers

GoodReads
See what your friends are reading. Keep track of what you've read and organize your book lists into shelves. Join a book club to discuss your favorite books, and more.

LibraryElf
Library Elf is a personal reminder service for library users. Avoid library overdues with email alerts. Also offering text message alerts for holds.

LibraryThing
LibraryThing catalogs your books online, easily, quickly and for free.

Shelfari
Create a virtual shelf to show off your books, see what others are reading, and discover new books.

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Citation Managers

BibMe
Fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. An easy way to build a works cited page.

CiteMe Facebook App
A Facebook app that creates formatted citations in APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, or Turabian style for books and other items found in WorldCat.

CiteULike
CiteULike is great for managing and discovering scholarly references.

Zotero
Zotero is a Firefox extension that helps you manage, cite, and collect research sources. It runs in your Firefox web browser and offers a range of research organizing tools. Consult the Quick Start Guide for tips and screencasts on how to get started using Zotero.

TextMarker
A Firefox browser add-on that highlights text online within your browser window. Then copy and paste as you wish.

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RSS Readers

RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feeds are a convenient spam-free way to track new materials, news, or other content that is updated periodically. To read the material delivered in a feed, you need an RSS reader or news aggregator. Some RSS readers are web-based. Others are installed on your computer. Some are free, and some are fee-based. Here are a few to choose from:

 

Bloglines

FeedDemon

Google Reader

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

RSS Owl

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Last updated: April 27, 2010