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Managing the digital you : where and how to keep and organize your digital life  Cover Image Book Book

Managing the digital you : where and how to keep and organize your digital life / Melody Condron.


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 so they can effectively prioritize their time and effort. Covering multimedia, correspondence, legacy planning, password protection, photos, nondigital documents, financial and legal documents, and even social media archiving, this comprehensive book addresses how to get started and how to develop a plan for managing existing and future items. After reading this short primer, readers will be ready to better organize and identify what they already have in digital form; have a personal plan for knowing what to discard and what to retain; know how to digitize papers, photographs, and voicemail; preserve email and social media postings; and set up a workable long-term file-naming and organizational structure.--COVER.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442278875
  • ISBN: 1442278870
  • Physical Description: xiii, 149 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Getting started : finding your files, assessing value, and making a plan -- Naming, structuring, and organizing files -- Legal, financial, and medical documents -- Correspondence : email, SMS, and voicemail -- Digital photographs -- Other media : video, audio, genealogy, and problem files -- Social media, online sharing, and online accounts -- Non-digital materials -- Appendix A: Blank forms -- Appendix B: A short annotated bibliography of personal digital archiving resources.
Subject: Electronic records > Management.
Personal archives > Management.
Digital media.
Digital communications.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Kirtland Community College Library CD 974.4 .C66 2017 30775305517600 General Collection Available -

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