When: Thursday, Feb 02 | 2:50 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: MTCC 206B

Days: Thursday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Technology. Subjects: Collaboration, Communication, and Technology.


In today’s busy world, there are a variety of communication tools, but what is the best communication tool for your team? Communication between one or two colleagues is simple but what happens when an entire team needs to be informed or collaborate on a project? Email can work in these situations, but often we are inundated with messages and these get ignored or buried in our inbox.

Enter Slack. Slack is a great communication and collaboration tool for teams. This session will highlight the various features of Slack, and show how it is used at McMaster University Library. A demonstration will be given to show how simple it is to use.

– What Slack is and how it works
– How Slack can be customized for more complex tasks
– Tips and tricks to start using Slack effectively in your team