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Draft of a quick informal presentation for METRO in NYC. Focus on time-management and productivity tools. Social media coordination for professional development and continuing education for …

Draft of a quick informal presentation for METRO in NYC. Focus on time-management and productivity tools. Social media coordination for professional development and continuing education for librarians

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  • 1. Pecha Kucha Exploring Digsby as a PIM tool Presented by Stephanie L. Gross, MLS METRO Thursday, March 11th, 2010
  • 2. What do I organize?  SocialMedia  Instant Messaging (IM & Chat)  Email
  • 3. Social Media  Facebook  LinkedIn  MySpace  Twitter
  • 4. Instant Messaging  Digsby has built-in Meebo widget  Also provides for Google/Yahoo, etc. Chat  Trillian and Pidgeon on hormones
  • 5. Personal Use  So far, not for mobile reference @ YU  Main interest: Keeping abreast of edu-tech trends and technology [SLG]  Alternate with Google Reader AND  RSS feeds to email  Listservs: Copyright, electronic reserves (not on s/media sites)
  • 6. Mission: Develop a following  Organizational blog (e.g. Blogger)
  • 7. Be a critical follower  Twitter microblog most popular  Follow “mavens”  Blogs, listservs, wikis  No pressure to converse with all  Answer occasional email query or Twitter DM (Direct Message)  Post answers on LinkedIn
  • 8. Digsby on the Desktop  My morning coffee “buzz”
  • 9. Digsby on Facebook  On Profile Page
  • 10. Notifications on Facebook  Remember to edit out “noise”
  • 11. Digsby Sidebar on Desktop Hover & Click on desired contacts
  • 12. Keeping up with edu-tech  Twitter Feeds
  • 13. Be “uber-organized” elsewhere  Twitter Lists
  • 14. Bookmark useful URLS  Delicious or Faviki
  • 15. Be visually consistent  TwitBacks : Electronic e-card
  • 16. Share professionally  AJL Wiki
  • 17. Wiki maintenance  Cool picks, addendum, etc.
  • 18. Instant messaging and Chat  Remember “Netiquette”  Chat to touch bases for quick consult.  Use email for longer discussions.  IM useful for working with groups. Helpful for keeping in touch with members (NYLM 430+). Personal touch.
  • 19. Time Management  Know when to use Digsby & when NOT to  Literature (Mashable 2010) suggests the more we multi-task, the worse we become  Alternate between email alerts & RSS feeds and Digsby.  Set aside time during day/week.
  • 20. Be a “Shareaholic”  Social media as “Virtual Consortium”
  • 21. Retaggr e-Card  Card or page