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Managing Remote Projects Effectively with an Action Dashboard

Managing Remote Projects Effectively with an Action Dashboard

Abstract During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the College’s library, learning center, & archives and the office of institutional research & training (OIRT), along with all departments of our college, shifted to working from home (WFH) during the...

How to Build an Academic Portfolio Using Notion

How to Build an Academic Portfolio Using Notion

How are you currently tracking and sharing your scholarly activities? To be clear, when I say scholarly activities, I mean activities like presentations, publications, and other publically visible examples of contributions to academia in your field / areas of...

How to Increase Your Productivity with Stream Deck

How to Increase Your Productivity with Stream Deck

Lately I'm using a new (to me tool) called the Elgato Stream Deck to help me increase my work from home productivity and to explore educational use cases and I'm absolutely loving it. Check out this short demo video where I walk you through how I'm using it: Have you...

Notion for Academics: Style Your Fields

Notion for Academics: Style Your Fields

Today we’re continuing our Notion for Academics Video Series, Create a Daily Journal in Notion, with our second training video in the series – Style Your Fields. In this video, you’ll learn how to style your day fields for visual interest and organization. Creating a...

Notion for Academics: Start with a Table

Notion for Academics: Start with a Table

Today we're continuing our Notion for Academics Video Series, Create a Daily Journal in Notion, with our first training video in the series - Start with a Table. In this video, you'll learn how to create the basic table you'll use to enter everything you'd like to...

Notion for Academics: Creating a Daily Journal in Notion

Notion for Academics: Creating a Daily Journal in Notion

Today we're excited to share our latest video series: Creating a Daily Journal in Notion. In this video series, we walk you step by step through the process of creating a daily journal in Notion to track pretty much just about anything in an easy to set up format that...

Working from Home: How We Managed Our Team Remotely with Technology

Working from Home: How We Managed Our Team Remotely with Technology

Citation Rysavy, M.D.T. & Michalak, R. (2020) Working from Home: How We Managed Our Team Remotely with Technology, Journal of Library Administration, 60:5, 532-542. Abstract During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the College’s library and the office of...

Notion for Academics: Adding columns with checklists to a Toggle List

Notion for Academics: Adding columns with checklists to a Toggle List

Have you ever tried dragging columns into a Toggle List within Notion? If so, you know that they don't remain as columns which can be super frustrating. In this quick video, we walk you through how to create columns and convert them to a Toggle list so you can...

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