Northeast Kansas Library System

TechSoup for Libraries: It's a Jing Thing

Earlier this week, Sharon Moreland blogged about the success the crew at the Northeast Kansas Library System has been having with Jing, a tool that allows you to capture content from a computer screen to create videos. It sounded so good that Cindi Hickey (at the State Library of Kansas) and I decided to try the tool out, too!

The Joys of Jing!

According to Liz (our system administrator), everything good comes from that is where she found Jing (  As the Web site says, "Use Jing to capture anything you see on your computer screen and share it an image or short movie."   You'll need to set up a free (limited use) account, which allows you to post stuff to

Free and open source software in libraries

Thanks to Jean Montgomery, from the Upper Peninsula Region of Library Cooperation in Michigan, for leading today's MaintainIT webinar, "Free and Open Source Software in Libraries". Thanks also to the many participants. It was great to hear about all of interesting free and open source software products being used in libraries.

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