Webinar resources developed for the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative (SJRLC). See http://www.sjrlc.org/CE/webinars/keepingup.shtml and http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/howtokeepup for webinar details.
Transcript of "How To Keep Up with (almost) Everything"
the magnificent 7: tips on how to keep up with (almost) everything<br />presented by buffy hamilton, ed.s.<br />south jersey regional library cooperativefebruary 17, 2010<br />http://theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/howtokeepup<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/professorcooper/4268368596/sizes/o/<br />
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effective information filtering is the key <br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/verbeeldingskr8/3638834128/sizes/o/<br />
today’s goal: to show you ways to effectively filter information flow and feel successful at doing so<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/cliff_robin/2878031282/sizes/l/in/set-72157603484845012/<br />
tips for focusing your attention effectively and efficiently<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/3195053131/sizes/l/<br />
1<br />walk before you run: master one or two tools at a time<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/slopjop/828388505/sizes/l/<br />
2<br /> commit to thirty minutes a day for “reading” of your choice <br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/librarianbyday/2806744990/sizes/l/<br />
Q: From where do you primarily get your professional information/reading?<br />Print journals<br />Print Books<br />Websites<br />Blogs<br />RSS Feeds<br />Other<br />
3<br />find the right people and sources to follow in your network, aka “strategic following”<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/alesk/356136498/sizes/l/<br />
grow your network slowly and methodically<br />
how do you find people to follow without spending hours of time finding the best and brightest minds?<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/theseanster93/2525458824/sizes/l/<br />
use a feed aggregator to capture your favorite RSS feeds and deliver streams of information to your fingertips<br />5<br />Image attribution: http://www.flickr.com/photos/john_lustig/2537864746/sizes/l/<br />
organize<br />discover<br />share<br />Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/byrion/2971014479/sizes/o/<br />
Q: Do you use google reader?<br />yes<br />no<br />