ThinkFree Office Online

Here is another free, online office-like application that looks and feels like Office. A basic account is free. You just need to create a username and password–just like you would for a free email account.

Here are some details from the ThinkFree site:

With ThinkFree Office Online you can :

  • Create Microsoft Office-compatible documents from the Web.
  • Open and edit your Office documents anywhere and anytime.
  • Create powerful Web presentations using a familiar interface.
  • Add flickr photos to your documents.
  • Post ThinkFree documents directly to a blog.
  • Convert your existing documents to PDF format, simply use the Save As PDF
    function in the File menu when saving your document.
  • Save your documents in ThinkFree Office Online. You can create, read and revise your documents anytime and anywhere you want. If you save your documents in a secure Web storage account provided by ThinkFree Office Online, you can access and edit them at school, home, work or anywhere else you can think of.
  • 30 MB of free storage.

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Give ThinkFree a try, and post your comments below. We will be interested to see what staff think.

About Lori Reed

Lori Reed, coauthor of Workplace Learning & Leadership: A Handbook for Library and Non-Profit Trainers, is a learning and communication strategist with more than twenty years experience in learning and development. A 2009 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and a 2010 "One to Watch" for paralibrarians, Lori graduated cum laude from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication. Lori is a certified Synchronous Learning Expert and a North Carolina Master Trainer and has traveled across North America speaking about libraries and training.

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