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Episode 7 of BiblioTech: Information overload

Take your life back from e-mail, Google Reader and Twitter!


Welcome to BiblioTech – the podcast about emerging technologies for academics. Your host is Rochelle Mazar, an Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Every month you can listen in as Rochelle talks about what’s new in technology and what academics should be paying attention to. It’s hard to keep up all of the new software, tools and gadgets. That’s where Rochelle comes in.

Episode 7 – Information overload

Feeling overloaded? With the amount of information being thrown at us on a daily basis, it is no wonder. Emails, phone calls, blog posts, tweets, articles – is your heart rate rising yet?

There are some simple ways to make sure it does not keep you awake at night. by implementing a few rules, you feel less burdened by all of the info grabbing at your attention on a daily basis. (Running time: 16:31 mins).


If you’d like to get in touch with Rochelle about something you heard in the podcast, please
leave a comment at the bottom of this page.

This episode features the following Creative Commons music and sound effects:

  • How it begins (theme music) by Kevin MacLeod, Incomptech
  • Do they have e-mail in heaven? – By Jim Terr, Music Alley
  • Twitter tweetin – By the Fump, featuring Carrie Dahlby, Music Alley
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