Date(s) - 05/22/2019
2:00 pm CDT - 3:00 pm CDT
Huge volumes of email are a fact of office life, yet it threatens to overwhelm our work. Is there a way to get email under control short of mass deleting your entire inbox? Yes, there is! In this fun and engaging class, participants will learn how to:
- Clear out inbox backlog, no matter how large
- Identify different types of actionable email and respond accordingly
- Create an efficient organizational structure to their email client
- Reliably locate archived email
- Celebrate the joys of an empty inbox!
Doug Crane is the Director of the Palm Beach County Library System. He started in Palm Beach as a children’s librarian in 1998 and soon moved his way up the organization. He was appointed system library director in 2014 and has led the system to numerous awards, including an Urban Library Council Innovation Award. The Public Library Association recruited him as their first podcast speaker in 2015. He is also the author of the articles “May I Ask You a Question – Lessons Learned from Interviewing Public Library Leaders,” published in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue of Public Libraries; “Overcoming the Email Blues,” published in the December 2017 issue of Learning Exchange, the Newsletter of the Learning Round Table of the American Library Association; and “Efficient Librarianship: A New Path for the Profession,” published in the Nov/Dec 2017 issue of Public Libraries. He currently serves as the Chair of the State Library Council of Florida and is Past President of the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN).
Competency Index for the Library Field: Essential Library Competencies
Skill Level: Introduction & Beyond Basic