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5 Lynda.com Courses You Didn’t Know You Needed

Have you used Lynda.com before?  If not, prepare yourself – it’s a tad addictive. I was lucky enough to be introduced to Lynda during my undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois (courtesy of our generous library system, of course.  Yay libraries!)  I used it primarily to learn web development skills like HTML/CSS, accessibility coding, […]

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An exhibitor teaches new crafting skills to a young girl at Maker Fest 2017.

Sneak Peek: 3rd Annual Maker Fest

What is a maker? Makers are people just like you and me—people with ideas and imaginations and favorite hobbies. The only requirement to becoming a maker is to act upon your creativity in order to bring the fruits of your imagination to life! With the right tools and collaboration with other like-minded people, mere ideas […]

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Become More Efficient with Productivity Apps: Part 5

By now, we know that productivity it is when your time, energy, and attention converge to create or produce your desired outcome. Remember, there is no one-size-fits-all way to be productive and everyone’s productivity goals will vary. When used correctly and frequently, the right app will help you accomplish tasks and goals more productively. But […]

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Become More Efficient with Productivity Apps: Part 4

In the past weeks, we learned that productivity it is when your time, energy, and attention converge to create or produce your desired outcome. Remember, there is no one-size-fits-all way to be productive and everyone’s productivity goals will vary. When used correctly and frequently, the right app will help you accomplish tasks and goals more […]

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