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KASL District I Workshop March 2012                        Tools for                  Managing Professional               ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “share your ideas” by Flickr User Britta                     ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                        Video online at:                  http://www.youtube.com/      ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                     Source: “MS Library 2.0 Summit Birds of a                         ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “Balance...” by Flickr User mind on fire                      ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “information hydrant” by Flickr User                   Will L...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “information overload” by Flickr User                    verb...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                        Source: “Seamless Train” by Flickr User                  DaveFa...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “The Road” by Flickr User Stuck in                  Customs u...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “Bricks” by Flickr User Esparta under a                      ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “Outtake - Nooo! [Overwhelmed]” by                   Flickr U...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “Yellow Arrow” by Flickr User Ian                  Muttoo und...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “Jubilant Winners Enjoy Success” by                   Flickr ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “Tip Jar at Huckleberry” by Flickr User                     M...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                     Source: “Google Lego 50th Anniversary                  Inspiration...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                     Source: “Google Lego 50th Anniversary                  Inspiration...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                    Source: “Hands Across the World” by Flickr                  User Bu...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “Go” by Flickr User Peet Reed under a                        ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  5 Tips
KASL District I Workshop March 2012 1. Information overload has always been present. It’s not new.                        ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012 2.You’re never going to be able to keep up with everything.                           ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012 3. “These things are TOOLS to serve you & help you. Don’t let them manage you. Manage ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012 4. Learn the art of skimming links and articles to “maybe” save for later. “trash and ...
KASL District I    Workshop    March 2012         27 instant messages                                                76 em...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  6 Resources
KASL District I  Workshop  March 2012libraries.                              literacy.alltop.com                          ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  2. Free Tech for Teachers                  http://www.tk421.net/libra...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  3. School Library Monthly Blog                      blog.schoollibrar...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                       4. Open Culture                  http://www.openculture.com/
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                      5. Mashable & Lifehacker                  www.mashable.com & www....
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                   6. Google...                  www.google.com                   I’m n...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  6 Sets of Tools
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                      1. Notetaking Tools                  Evernote (www.evernote.com) ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                2. Bookmarking Tools    Diigo (www.diigo.com), Delicious (www.delicious...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012           3. Information Dashboard            iGoogle (www.google.com/ig),NetVibes (ww...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                                 Text                      4. Saving to Read Later     ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                    5. Online File Storage                  Dropbox: www.dropbox.com & ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Bonus 6. Online Social Networks                      Twitter (www.twi...
KASL District I Workshop                   Additional Tools March 2012              • Google Reader (reader.google.com)   ...
KASL District I Workshop                    Additional Tools March 2012              • PBWorks (www.pbworks.com)          ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “share your ideas” by Flickr User Britta                     ...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                         Video online at:                  http://vimeo.com/35873217   ...
KASL District I Workshop                    Further Resources March 2012              •   “Being Wired or Being Tired: 10 ...
KASL District I Workshop                    Further Resources March 2012              •   “Coping with Information Overloa...
KASL District I Workshop                    Further Resources March 2012              •   The Information Diet: A Case for...
KASL District I Workshop March 2012                  Source: “Question” by Flickr User Stefan Baudy                       ...
KASL District I Workshop                            Contact me March 2012              Presentation Information: http://bi...
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Managing Professional Information Overload (KASL District I version)

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This presentation was given at the Kansas Association of School Librarians District I Workshop in March 2012. This version is targeted at school librarians, but most people in any profession would benefit from the information found in this session. Please see the last slide for the presentation resource page.

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Managing Professional Information Overload (KASL District I version)

  1. 1. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Tools for Managing Professional Information Overload Heather Braum Technology Librarian Northeast Kansas Library System hbraum@nekls.org
  2. 2. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “share your ideas” by Flickr User Britta Bohlinger under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ QU6Ea
  3. 3. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Video online at: http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=CXFEBbPIEOI Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=CXFEBbPIEOI
  4. 4. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “MS Library 2.0 Summit Birds of a Feather Lunch Tables” by Flickr User msulibrary1 under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ 4vwfx
  5. 5. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Balance...” by Flickr User mind on fire under a CC License, http://goo.gl/JeFB7
  6. 6. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “information hydrant” by Flickr User Will Lion under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ tEsq4
  7. 7. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “information overload” by Flickr User verbeeldingskr8 under a CC License, http:// goo.gl/hwqo4
  8. 8. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Seamless Train” by Flickr User DaveFayram under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ 3cAAB
  9. 9. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “The Road” by Flickr User Stuck in Customs under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ jBtd8
  10. 10. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Bricks” by Flickr User Esparta under a CC License, http://goo.gl/yHtis
  11. 11. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Outtake - Nooo! [Overwhelmed]” by Flickr User andreas.thor under a CC License, http://j.mp/fWk7Gx
  12. 12. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Yellow Arrow” by Flickr User Ian Muttoo under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ BFtmz
  13. 13. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Jubilant Winners Enjoy Success” by Flickr User c.a.muller under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ewc1h
  14. 14. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Tip Jar at Huckleberry” by Flickr User Muy Yum under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ DHU3Z
  15. 15. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Google Lego 50th Anniversary Inspiration” by Flickr User manfrys under a CC License, http://j.mp/bFy036
  16. 16. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Google Lego 50th Anniversary Inspiration” by Flickr User manfrys under a CC License, http://goo.gl/P3FoU
  17. 17. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Hands Across the World” by Flickr User Building Unity 1000 Families under a CC License, http://goo.gl/TUfAJ
  18. 18. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Go” by Flickr User Peet Reed under a CC License, http://goo.gl/oXux5
  19. 19. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 5 Tips
  20. 20. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 1. Information overload has always been present. It’s not new. Source: “Scrolls” by Flickr User Hc_07 under a CC License, http://j.mp/i31UZV
  21. 21. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 2.You’re never going to be able to keep up with everything. Source: http://bit.ly/i4pGx5, 2/23/11
  22. 22. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 3. “These things are TOOLS to serve you & help you. Don’t let them manage you. Manage them. Remember you are a human being not a human doing.” --Bobbi Newman, www.librarianbyday.net Source: “080116Meineke_021” by Flickr User Miz Ginger Snaps under a CC License, http:// j.mp/gB1VMJ
  23. 23. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 4. Learn the art of skimming links and articles to “maybe” save for later. “trash and treasure” Source: “Accessory 1” by Flickr User Urban Woodswalker under a CC License, http://j.mp/ eXD4p9
  24. 24. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 27 instant messages 76 email listserv messages 4 text messages 14 social network messages 17 phone calls 825 RSS feed updates 98 work emails 30 pages from a book 52 personal emails 5 letters 127 social network 11 pieces junk mail status updates 1 periodical issue 1 hour of television 3 hours of radio 5.You’re not alone in this struggle.stats from “Being Wired or Being Tired: 10 Ways to Cope with Source: “my scared cat” by Flickr User PaoloInformation Overload” Sarah Houghton-Jan, Ariadne, July 2008, Margari under a CC License, http://j.mp/http://j.mp/10Dc2 gcFR70
  25. 25. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 6 Resources
  26. 26. KASL District I Workshop March 2012libraries. literacy.alltop.com alltop.comkidslit. books.alltop.com alltop.comeducation. my.alltop.com alltop.com 1. Alltop www.alltop.com
  27. 27. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 2. Free Tech for Teachers http://www.tk421.net/librarylink/
  28. 28. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 3. School Library Monthly Blog blog.schoollibrarymedia.com/
  29. 29. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 4. Open Culture http://www.openculture.com/
  30. 30. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 5. Mashable & Lifehacker www.mashable.com & www.lifehacker.com
  31. 31. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 6. Google... www.google.com I’m not kidding Source: “Google Lego 50th Anniversary Inspiration” by Flickr User manfrys under a CC License, http://j.mp/bFy036
  32. 32. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 6 Sets of Tools
  33. 33. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 1. Notetaking Tools Evernote (www.evernote.com) & Google Docs (docs.google.com)
  34. 34. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 2. Bookmarking Tools Diigo (www.diigo.com), Delicious (www.delicious.com) & Pinterest (www.pinterest.com)
  35. 35. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 3. Information Dashboard iGoogle (www.google.com/ig),NetVibes (www.netvibes.com) & Alltop (www.alltop.com)
  36. 36. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Text 4. Saving to Read Later Instapaper (www.instapaper.com) & Read It Later (readitlaterlist.com)
  37. 37. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 5. Online File Storage Dropbox: www.dropbox.com & Google Docs (docs.google.com)
  38. 38. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Bonus 6. Online Social Networks Twitter (www.twitter.com) & Facebook (www.facebook.com)
  39. 39. KASL District I Workshop Additional Tools March 2012 • Google Reader (reader.google.com) • Livebinders (www.livebinders.com) • Feed My Inbox (www.feedmyinbox.com) • ifttt (www.ifttt.com) • Scoop.it (http://scoop.it/)
  40. 40. KASL District I Workshop Additional Tools March 2012 • PBWorks (www.pbworks.com) • Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the day • http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/ • Professional Listservs • Email Filters • Browser Add-ons
  41. 41. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “share your ideas” by Flickr User Britta Bohlinger under a CC License, http://goo.gl/ QU6Ea
  42. 42. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Video online at: http://vimeo.com/35873217 Source: http://vimeo.com/35873217
  43. 43. KASL District I Workshop Further Resources March 2012 • “Being Wired or Being Tired: 10 Ways to Cope with Information Overload” Sarah Houghton-Jan, Ariadne, July 2008, http://j.mp/10Dc2 • “Getting uncluttered with Evernote and Instapaper” from practically efficient blog, June 22, 2010, http://j.mp/c9SVt5 • [Video] Web 2.0 Expo NY: Clay Shirky (shirky.com) It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure. September 2008, http://j.mp/5OCWlH • “Inbox Zero”, Merlin Mann. Articles: http://j.mp/ifI6Wd and Video: http:// j.mp/Ok4MC • “Building and maintaining an online professional learning community”, Jayme Linton, Learn NC, http://j.mp/g0LnZz • “Twitter: Keeping Up With It All”, Richard Byrne, Free Technology for Teachers, February 24, 2011, http://j.mp/hSf37L
  44. 44. KASL District I Workshop Further Resources March 2012 • “Coping with Information Overload” Infopeople webinar by Sarah Houghton- Jan, May 2011, http://goo.gl/Ed2YS • The Shallows by Nicolas Carr, 2010 • Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, by John Medina, 2009 • “How to Keep Up with (Almost) Everything” Libguides, by Buffy Hamilton, http://goo.gl/amdqT • “What I’m Reading Online This Spring: Fountains of Information, Insight, and Inspiration”, by Buffy Hamilton http://goo.gl/dgvoK • “Happiness Through Personal Learning” by Marianne Lenox, from the 2011 WJ Trends in Training and Learning conference, http://goo.gl/343D0 • Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education by Will Richardson & Rob Mancabelli, 2011
  45. 45. KASL District I Workshop Further Resources March 2012 • The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption, Clay Johnson, 2012 • “Information Overload? There Has Always Been Too Much to Know,” (BigThink) http://goo.gl/irYaX • “The Joy of Quiet,” (NY Times) http://goo.gl/3SYcm • “The Solution to Information Overload,” (Steve Hargadon) http://goo.gl/ wSlLL • “Are we on information overload,” (Education Views) http://goo.gl/ZoQXK • “Coming of age with information overload” (Huffington Post) http://goo.gl/ 5un0R • “This is what a healthy information diet looks like,” (Lifehacker) http://goo.gl/ FPFMw • Evernote for Schools, http://goo.gl/95Qh6
  46. 46. KASL District I Workshop March 2012 Source: “Question” by Flickr User Stefan Baudy under a CC License, http://j.mp/XRqF2
  47. 47. KASL District I Workshop Contact me March 2012 Presentation Information: http://bit.ly/GKpcO9 • Links: http://j.mp/fXUlAm • Contact information: • Email: hbraum@nekls.org • Twitter: @hbraum • http://about.me/hbraum

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