Dealing With Digital Distractions: Ideas and Recommendations for Libraries
Library managers and staff have many demands and distractions. This presentation will help cut through the noise and suggest both technical and non-technical solutions for better balance at work. You’ll learn about different software and apps that can help. Attendees will also learn more about how to deal with email stress, creating boundaries and routines and more.
Through this webinar, you will learn:
- More about prioritizing tasks
- Tech-solutions for tech distractions
- Effective project and time management digital tools
- Communicating with colleagues and others to better create healthy boundaries
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead is the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, a mission-based company that teaches digital citizenship to tens of thousands of parents, students, and educators across the world. Before starting Digital Respons-Ability, Carrie worked for about a decade in public libraries. Carrie regularly writes, speaks and researches on digital citizenship and education. She is the author of several academic books including: Digital Citizenship: Teaching Strategies and Practice From the Field (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019) and Becoming a Digital Parent: A Practical Guide to Help Families Navigate Technology (Routledge, 2020) and the The 3Ms of Fearless Digital Parenting: Proven Tools to Help You Raise Smart and Savvy Online Kids (Skyhorse Publishing, 2021). Her latest book for librarians, Advocating Digital Citizenship: Resources for the Library and Classroom is out in fall 2022 and she has another title to be released in early 2023 by the International Society for Technology in Education. She is also an adjunct instructor and in 2021 won an Outstanding Reference Source Award from the American Library Association for one of her books. Carrie is also a mother who applies what she teaches with her own family at home in Utah. Experience in art and design allows her to employ visionary strategies to enrich progress and enhance advancement for students.