Join LILRC for Digital Efficiency: 21 Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Organizing Your Digital Info

Librarians, archivists, and information professionals are experts at organizing, describing, and making accessible tremendous amounts of information. Still, our personal and professional information workflows often leave something to be desired. This session will provide attendees with 21+ tips, tricks, and tools for managing the ever-increasing body of digital information we’re expected to process and access.

Join LILRC on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 10:30AM-12:30PM at the Farmingdale Public Library for this presentation from Jeremy Caplan, Visiting Professor of Interactive and Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.  He will provide information professionals with the essential skills needed to be more efficient and pro-active professionals on top of the latest technologies in their respective fields.

By the end of this program, participants will:

  • Learn five email management strategies: inbox zero, batching, filtering, automating, and boomerang
  • Know four easy, quick, and inexpensive ways to back up digital files
  • Understand how and why to use Evernote and Google Reader
  • Understand how and why to use paper with digital to-do lists
  • Have guidance on the latest new sites and tools

About the Presenter

Jeremy Caplan is a Visiting Professor of Interactive and Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism. He is also a Ford Fellow in Entrepreneurial Journalism at the Poynter Institute. In addition to contributing to Time Magazine on subjects ranging from business innovation to consumer technology, Caplan writes for The Wall Street Journal’s Digits. He was previously a Wiegers Fellow at Columbia Business School, where he completed his MBA, and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at the Columbia Journalism School, where he earned an M.S. in Journalism. Caplan lectures widely on digital media, social networks, and entrepreneurial journalism and provides pro-bono journalism training and advising services to nonprofits and charitable organizations. He lives in New York City.


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