COOL TOOLS

Customize your Google
Personalize your favorite search page with iGoogle. Choose themes for the search bar at the top of the page, and then select modules for the rest of your home page (such as weather, mail, news, Google calendar, Sudoku, etc.).

Practicing world-wide business on the world wide web
The Global Business Strategy Simulation helps students of business learn how to participate in a global economy. Players from around the world compete with each other by creating a brand for their company and measuring their financial performance by earnings per share, return on investment, stock price appreciation, and credit rating.

Textbooks for rent
Rising textbook costs have been in the news for a while, so it’s no surprise that textbook rentals (such as CampusBookRentals.com) are becoming more popular. Now institutions around the country are joining the movement to rent books to students. Does your bookstore rent textbooks yet?

Stitch multiple images into stunning panoramic campus shots
We’re very impressed with the results of PTGUI, a panoramic photo stitching software that is available for both Mac and Windows platforms. How easy is it? The software allows you to take photos of your subject without worrying about consistent camera angle or level. It then stitches the images together seamlessly with wonderful results.

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