Category Archives: free applications

July 28th, 2017

On August 21, a large swath of the United States–from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina–will experience a total, solar eclipse. For those of us residing outside the path of […]

January 24th, 2014

How do you stay current with the literature in your field of study or research? If you find this a challenging prospect, our librarians have the tools to help. Staying […]

June 7th, 2013

One of the interesting and sometimes challenging aspects of our work in libraries is to match a library user with the texts that he or she will most want to […]

July 16th, 2009

If you can appreciate a fun, yet useful, web application, enhanced by dairy reference and whimsical cow graphic, then “Remember the Milk” is for you. This free application enables you […]

January 2nd, 2009

I generally like to start the New Year by revisiting my to-do lists. While many of mine take the form of assorted, recycled slips of paper attached to the office […]

March 26th, 2008

UW-Madison Libraries are sponsoring a student forum on issues related to Web technologies, copyright, and open access–essentially, how and why it all matters. Come hear keynote speaker Nelson Pavlosky, activist […]

February 27th, 2008

Have you ever desired your own search engine crafted to search just the sites you know, like and trust? If so, then give Rollyo a go. With Rollyo, you can […]

January 7th, 2008

What’s on your bookshelf? With LibraryThing, social networking meets your personal library. LibraryThing is a free (up to 200 titles) cataloguing application that enables you to document the contents of […]

December 4th, 2007

ScreenHunter offers free screen capture software to capture any part of a screen image, then print and edit the screenshot with annotations. Screenhunter also works well with Web capture and […]