Thursday, May 24, 2012

Free Tools to Create Infographics

Wouldn't it be great if you could design professional looking infographics for your library? If only you were a REAL designer, right? Well, you might just be in luck! Take a look at what you can do with these free sites. allows you to "tell stories with data."  Don't just talk about it! Here's a great example: is another amazing tool you can use to create infographics.  Why not share your next LibQual results through a graphic?  I just love this idea.

Also- check out this free tutorial on creating infographics from School Library Journal.

Many thanks to my tech-geek colleague, Ken Fujiuchi, for sharing these sites with me. Thanks, Kenny!

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Create a Meme!

This idea comes from Katie Bertel, one of our librarian interns. She created clever marketing posters using the Meme generator (  This is a fun way to use popular culture and the possibilities are endless.  Check out the site and see what you can create. (Note: I think this would make a great student contest-- providing the proper guidelines are in place.)