360 view and map tour of Kimberlin experiments

Some “work in progress”. We’re experimenting with 360 degree photography and ultimately hope to provide 360 virtual tours of LLS spaces. Here are a few of our initial experiments which you’ll find on our Google listing, Google Maps and in some cases Google Streetview. Let us know what you think and what maps or tours we ought to feature?

Kimberlin Library, the Library Lawn and Eric Wood Learning Zone

Use your cursor to change your field of view, or follow the navigation arrows up the steps and into the Library to see inside Reception

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Internal view of The Deck

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External links:

Visit our Google Maps listing (takes you to external site)

Streetview (soon to be ShowMyStreet) listings:

Inside Kimberlin Library


Tech’ top tips – #23. Getting to grips with Google – part 2

This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT).

Usage rights Tool in GoogleWhen searching for images using Google, use the Tools button to access the Usage rights options. Usage rights refers to way in which images are licensed for re-use or otherwise, helping you to avoid breaches of copyright law.

Of course there’s no substitute for reading the terms and conditions and license requirements when searching and using images from the Internet; but the Usage rights tool is a good starting point when sourcing images for that all important presentation!

Tech’ top tips – #22. Getting to grips with Google – part 1

This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT).

Did you know that you can use a few techniques to make your Google searches more accurate? Limiting your searches can help to weed out the superfluous information and help you search like a professional – here’s a few examples:

Technique Show me Link to results
Using “speech marks” we can tell Google to only return search results that contain the exact phrase with the words in the order they are typed. Search with speech marks Searching with speech marks
Alternatively, if you want to search for a number of words but you don’t mind in what order they appear use the ‘+’ symbol. Search with the + sign Searching with the + sign
Finally, if you know that you need to find a particular page or phrase on a specific website, use the site search tool. This will restrict Google to searching only within the specified website. Search a specific site Search a specific website

Click the links above to see how the three variations of the same search return different results.