In alignment with the Governor’s directives, the state’s library buildings are closed. The New Jersey State Library is adhering to these restrictions and is closed for requested items until further notice. We will begin featuring titles from our print collections when the Library re-opens. In the meantime, please explore our extensive electronic resource collections, including eBooks on EBSCOhost.
Our featured eBook is Managing the Digital You: Where and How to Keep and Organize Your Digital Life
Managing the Digital You: Where and How to Keep and Organize Your Digital Life is a much-needed guide for those struggling with how to manage and preserve their digital items. Starting with a values assessment, this book helps readers identify what items are important to them personally so that they can effectively prioritize their time and effort. Covering multimedia, correspondence, legacy planning, password protection, photos, non-digital documents, financial and legal documents, and even social media archiving, this comprehensive text addresses how to get started and how to develop a plan for managing existing and future items.
- Value assessment exercises to help readers identify what is a preservation priority to them personally
- Best practices for managing digital financial and legal documents
- How to save things from multiple devices, as well as social media sites
- Recommendations for scheduling maintenance activities and automating backup
- Guidelines for creating a personal management plan so that users are prepared to handle new and existing documents, photos, and other digital material for ongoing access
After reading this short primer, readers will be ready to:
- better organize and identify what they already have in a digital form,
- have a personal plan for knowing what to discard and what to retain,
- know how to digitize papers, photographs, voicemail,
- preserve email and social media postings, and
- set up a workable long-term file naming and organizational structure.
To view this title, and other titles in this collection, start with the New eBooks Research Guide.
eBook access is restricted to New Jersey State employees and Thomas Edison State University staff and students.
EBSCO eBooks are available in PDF and ePub formats. You can read them online and download them to many devices. Not sure how to do that? Grab your State Library borrower’s card, and see this guide to checking out and downloading EBSCO ebooks, and this guide to reading EBSCO eBooks on your mobile devices.
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See the New Books Blog page to view additional titles.