About Crystal

Crystal Renfro is a Graduate Engineering Librarian at Kennesaw State University. She, along with her two co-bloggers (Mary Axford and Elisabeth Shields) are interested in starting conversations with other librarians and academics interested in Personal Knowledge Management topics. Crystal teaches a workshop on Productivity Tools for Graduate Students at the Kennesaw Sturgis Library.

Links Roundup #38: Privacy, Wi-fi, Digital Research & Timeline Tools and Mindfulness

Privacy Tips for Online John Mason of the bestvpn.com recently posted a nice list of 19 actions that we can easily incorporate in our online activity to better protect our privacy in his Online Privacy Guide. Boost Your Home Wi-Fi … Continue reading

Links Roundup #37: Learning to Learn, Tools, OneNote and NaNoWriMo

Learning to Learn Resources I recently ran across a review of a very successful MOOC that Engineering Professor Barbara Oakley created on Coursera called Learning to Learn: Powerful Mental Tools to Help You Master Tough Subjects.  I have the course … Continue reading

Links Roundup #36: Browsers, Email , Life’s Purpose, Mindmapping and a New Science Desktop Library

If you are like me, you sometimes wonder if the web browser of choice (especially when it is crashing on you!) is the still the best choice.  PC Magazine comes to the rescue with their latest article:  The Best Web … Continue reading