View any one of the nifty websites from our weekly collections. Each week we scour the web searching for nifty websites and online tools that will, hopefully, benefit our readers. Websites are discovered from a wide range of sources, covering all sorts of topics. If you want to be informed of new collections, subscribe to our RSS feed here, or join us on Facebook for a weekly notification. This week we feature online military records, web surfing with friends, collaborative word processing, website creation and an online/mobile study tool.
History is something that molds a society. Part of history is the people and environment of each time period. Some of the most detailed information regarding the past involves military records. Even the most minuscule bit of information can often be identified by military markings. Fold3 is a website which collects and stores military records. Continue..Read more about Fold3.
So you’ve found a great website with useful information, tools for using enhanced data, maybe even specific details which are pertinent to your research. Now you need to share them. In order to do that you’ll need to copy/paste the url and send it to someone. Along with it you’ll need to send some sort of message about where to click, what information to read, which menu to open and how to access the important data. Not so fast! Channel.me connects you and the person you want to share online information with and let’s you surf together simultaneously. Continue..Read more about Channel.me.
Flash cards are a tried and true method learning tool. StudyBlue is bringing that method to the digital age by incorporating that same technique into an online and mobile platform. Continue..Read more about StudyBlue.
Word processing is part of everyday tasking. On desktops there are many options, including Microsoft Word and OpenOffice Writer. For mobile devices apps such as QuickOffice Pro and Kingsoft Office fit the bill. Even Google Docs is an option for working in the cloud. Those in search of a real-time, easy to use, cloud based, collaborative, word processing solution need look no further than Sync.in from Cynapse. Continue..Read more about Sync.in.
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