The Secret Life of PowerPoint: Resources

Resources used for the June 2, 2009 Library Grand Rounds:


I. Presentation Styles 2009

TED icon TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. The annual conference now brings together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes). More than 400 TEDTalks are available online.


slideshare icon SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations. Individuals & organizations upload presentations to share their ideas, and connect with others. Anyone can find presentations on topics that interest them.


Mitchell book

Speaking About Presenting, Olivia Mitchell The Top 7 PowerPoint slide designs


Duarte bookReynolds book Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte
Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds


II. Posters

III. PowerPoint Art, Animation and Games

comic imagegame image PowerPoint Heaven

IV. Application Mock-up

Kris Jordan:  Jitter, an iPhone App


V.  New in Office 2007 PowerPoint

MS OfficeMicrosoft Office Online Templates
Example slide effects with instructions

Terberg video

Julie Terberg “Office Intervention: PowerPoint Make-over”
Office OnlineVideos Channel on YouTube