2022 Cool Tools Café Roundup by Chi Song
Chi Song is the Web Services Librarian at the Thurgood Marshall State Law Library in Annapolis, Maryland, and one of the recipients of the LIT-SIS grants to attend the AALL Annual Meeting in Dever.
The Cool Tools Café is one of my favorite programs at the Annual Meeting and Conference because I always learn something new – whether that’s being introduced to an emerging technology or learning how my colleagues have utilized an existing technology to meet their library’s needs.
The lightning round at the beginning of this year’s session featured:
Calendly – online appointment scheduling software;
PowerNotes – browser extension to capture and organize sources, citations, and other information;
Workflowy – organization, notetaking, and outlining app;
Tango – browser extension/desktop app for documenting workflows, including screenshots;
RescueTime – time management software;
Timely – time tracking software;
Screencastify – video creator;
LibWizard (Springshare Platform) – feedback and assessment tools (e.g., forms, surveys, quizzes, and