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Both software programs are loaded on PCs #1 & 2 in the Reference Dept. (2nd Floor). Please ask at the Reference Desk for assistance!


A great tool for planning and organizing written work!

Inspiration is for visual mapping, outlining, writing and making presentations. Brainstorm ideas, structure your thoughts and visually communicate concepts to strengthen understanding with the diagram and map views. To take notes, organize information, and structure writing for plans, papers and reports, use the integrated outline view to focus on main and supporting ideas and to clarify thinking in written form. With the presentation manager, transform your diagrams, mind maps and outlines into polished presentations that communicate ideas clearly and demonstrate understanding and knowledge.

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Ghotit screenshot


Ghotit is a powerful English spelling and grammar checker for people with dyslexia, disgraphia and other writing difficulties. Ghotit is an add-on to Microsoft Word so it will automatically load when Microsoft Word loads. You will most likely see the Ghotit access option on the right hand side of the screen. Ghotit offers the following: context and phonetic spell checker, grammar and punctuation checker, text-to-speech, and integrated word dictionary.

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