Northeast Ohio Regional Library System

Dealing with Digital Distractions: Ideas and Recommendations for Libraries
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern
Communication, Essential Technology Skills and Personal Organization
Event Description
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.
Learning Objectives:
  • 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 worked in libraries for nearly a decade and now consults and trains librarians. She regularly researches and writes for librarians, educators and parents. Carrie has published 5 books, with two coming out in 2022 including a new book co-authored with two school librarians with ABC-CLIO: Advocating Digital Citizenship: Resources for Library and Classroom. In 2021 she received an Outstanding Reference Title award from the Reference & User Services Association of ALA. Carrie is the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, a mission-based company that has educated tens of thousands of students, parents and educators in digital citizenship. Her company’s curriculum and work can be found in multiple states and countries. Carrie is a sought after trainer, former TEDx speaker, adjunct instructor and loves to teach others.
Online via Zoom
Contact Person
Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in learning more about Dealing with Digital Distractions
Competency: Communication, Essential Technology Skills, Personal Organization

Non-Member Cost:      $40
NEO-RLS Bronze Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE
NEO-RLS Individual Member Cost:  $20

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