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University Library Digital Welcome Guide

This guide serves to welcome CSUSM Students and introduces them to library services available to them. It offers a variety of resources to support their learning as they prepare for finals and contains fun and engaging content!

Productivity Tools

Collaboration & Project Management

Collaboration Tools

  • Zoom - an online conferencing tool that students can use for things like group study sessions, group projects, and record their presentations
  • Teams - allows for instant text messaging, voice and video calling, file storing, sharing, collaborative editing, virtual meetings, and more

Project Management Tools

  • ToDoist - a task manager app that includes to-do lists and reminders
  • Basecamp - a way to manage projects and communicate with teams
  • Evernote - a note taking app that helps organize ideas and includes image capture and audio recording
Related: look at the IITS list of available software

Methods for Getting Things Done

  • Pomodoro - a timer based technique that incorporates breaks developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s
  • Burner List - a paper-based system designed to prioritize to-dos

Citation & Writing