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Building pathfinders with screen capture tools
Information Technology and Libraries
  • Patrick Griffis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
12-1-2009
Abstract

This article outlines freely available screen capturing tools, covering their benefits and drawbacks as well as their potential applications. In discussing these tools, the author illustrates how they can be used to build pathfinding tutorials for users and how these tutorials can be shared with users. The author notes that the availability of these screen capturing tools at no cost, coupled with their ease of use, provides ample opportunity for low-stakes experimentation from library staff in building dynamic pathfinders to promote the discovery of library resources.

Keywords
  • Information organization; Library resources – Directories – Design
Language
English
Identifier
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6017/ital.v28i4.3232
Publisher Citation
Griffis, P. (2009). Building pathfinders with free screen capture tools. Information Technology and Libraries, 28, 189-190.
Citation Information
Patrick Griffis. "Building pathfinders with screen capture tools" Information Technology and Libraries Vol. 28 Iss. 4 (2009) p. 190 - 191
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/patrick_griffis/6/