Skip to main content

Research & Instruction Librarian Tool Quiver: Presenting

Google Presentation

As part of Google Drive, Google Presentations gives you the ability to put together a presentation, import an already created powerpoint, collaborate on creating a presentation, and offer feedback. You can comment on a shape or an entire slide to give context to your discussion or send an email notification by adding someone to a comment. They have a variety of templates, and you can access your presentation offline as well as when you're logged in.

Jing

Jing captures anything you see on your computer screen, as an image or short video, and lets you share it instantly. It does require an install, but also has a more robust sharing and storage option in comparison to other free software, as well as options to upgrade for relatively inexpensively. 

Prezi

Prezi is presentation software that is free and cloud-based.

Prezi is an effective presentation software choice when the ability to pan and zoom in and out emphasizes the particular kind of information or data being presenting.

Empressr

You can create an Empressr in minutes. And you don't even need to have experience with Flash in order to use it. Empressr’s intuitive features and tool tips help you select the text, images and multimedia (video and audio) assets you wish to use.  You can quickly import images from Flickr, Google, Yahoo and Photobucket. You can use your built-in webcam to capture images directly into your Empressr media library, shoot a still, or record video and audio such as voice overs or sound tracks.

Screencast-O-matic

One-click screen capture recording on Windows or Mac computers with no install for FREE!