Monthly Archives: July 2017

Libby’s Activity Tab

Libby, the library’s new app for Overdrive is here!  One of the great things about Libby is that you can keep track of your reading history with the Activity tab. To get to your activity tab, simply open the Libby app and tap on “Shelf.” This will take you to you loans page, and you’ll see some options at the top- Loans, Holds, tags, Activity.

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Tap on “Activity” on the right to access 2 sections called “For your Attention” and “Your Timeline.”The books under “For Your Attention” are books that have been returned. These notifications can be cleared by tapping Dismiss.

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The “Your Timeline” section keeps a complete list of titles that you’ve borrowed, returned, or placed on hold.

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If you wish to remove any of these titles from your list, you can swipe from left to right and tap “Remove.”

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This feature will be great for those of us who can’t quite remember if we’ve read a book or not or where we left off in a certain series. This is just one of the many great new features of Libby. For more info on Libby, visit the Help Page here: https://help.libbyapp.com/

 

 

 

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Outlook’s Quick Parts

Many times throughout the day I am sending the same information in email replies. I have discovered I don’t need to retype the information each time.  I can use Outlook’s Quick Parts instead.

Step 1: Getting Ready

Open the Microsoft Outlook and launch a new email.

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Step 2: Build your Quick Parts

Add your content to the body of the email.  This can be text, an image, or both.

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Step 3: Build your Quick Part

Select the Insert Tab at the top of Outlook

Highlight your information

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Give your response a name.

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You can add a description and when ready select OK.

Close and do not save the email you were using to create your Quick Part.

Select Quick Parts again to see your selected information.

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Step 5:

Now you can use your Quick Parts response when it is needed for a new email or a reply.

Launch a new email or select reply for an email in your inbox.

Select the Insert tab and place your cursor in the email where you would like the Quick Part to be entered.

Select Quick Parts from the Text group.

Locate and select the Quick Part from the gallery.

Select Send when email information is completed.

Hope this helps you as much as it has me,

Dee