IL2009: Information Overload is the Devil

Resource Author:  Sarah Houghton-Jan
Resource Date:  10/28/2009
Resource Name:  Librarian in Black
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This was a shared session, and my half was about dealing with information overload – which is the devil.  I stand by that assertion.  I also stand by my assertion that information overload does indeed exist.  Anyone who says it’s a myth clearly isn’t as busy as the rest of us, or hasn’t studied the history of information overload over the last century’s progress, and/or simply hasn’t invited enough inputs into his or her life to know what it’s like to want to cry when you open your feed reader or inbox.