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Managing Technostress: How to Stay Calm and Carry On Despite Technology

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Date(s) - 09/11/2014
All Day

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As the speed of innovation in our society increases, it has become harder to keep up with the computers and devices we see in our patrons’ hands. At the same time, libraries must also be on the forefront of this innovation, bringing digital materials and services to those patrons.

This environment creates a special kind of stress: technostress. In this webinar, we’ll explore technostress and its effects on our bodies and minds.

Participants will:

  • Define technostress and understand when it is happening
  • Learn techniques to manage technostress in daily life and on the job
  • Learn techniques to help patrons deal with technostress – without losing your cool 
    Original broadcast date August 13, 2014

Instructor Bio ~ Cari Dubiel

Cari Dubiel is the Computer Services Manager for Twinsburg Public Library. She has a bachelor’s in English and creative writing from Hiram College and a master’s in library science from Kent State University. Cari has been reading since she was 2 years old and isn’t planning on stopping anytime soon. Her freelance writing has appeared in various places on the web, including her own site, caridubiel.com. She is also an avid gamer and bassoon player.