Using Outlook and Calendly for Calendar and Appointment Management

In October 2021, the Digital Commons hosted an online workshop titled “Calendar Like a Pro” as part of our Professional Productivity series. The session was recorded and highlights have been made available on the Digital Commons YouTube channel, and embedded below. In Part 1, Corbette Doyle, senior lecturer in organizational leadership, shares how she uses calendaring… Keep reading

Using Websites and Social Media to Enhance Your Professional Digital Presence

In September 2021, staff from the Vanderbilt Communications and Marketing team led an online workshop for the Digital Commons titled “Web & Social Media” as part of our Digital Presence series. The session was recorded and highlights have been made available on the Digital Commons YouTube channel, and embedded below. In part 1 (below), Jaclyn… Keep reading

Email Management Strategies for Professional Productivity

In October 2021, the Digital Commons presented an online workshop titled “The Care of Feeding of Email” as part of its Professional Productivity series. The session was recorded and highlights have been made available on the Digital Commons YouTube channel, and embedded below. In part 1 (below), Robert Talbert, professor of mathematics at Grand Valley… Keep reading

Understanding and Enhancing Your Research Impact Metrics

In September 2021, staff from the Digital Scholarship and Communications team at the Vanderbilt Libraries led an online workshop for the Digital Commons titled “Understanding and Enhancing Your Research Impact” as part of our Digital Presence series. The session was recorded and highlights have been made available on the Digital Commons YouTube channel, and embedded… Keep reading

Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Wikipedia through Student Assignments

Brooke Ackerly and Kristin Michelitch, both political science professors here at Vanderbilt University, are editing a forthcoming special issue of the journal PS: Political Science and Politics focused on Wikipedia, the systematic knowledge gaps and biases it has, and efforts by university faculty to address those issues through student initiatives. In that issue, they reflect on their… Keep reading