File management is an essential part of staying digitally organized, but it can also quickly become overwhelming. If you’re not sure where to start or you’d like to brush up on your digital organization skills, presenter Katie Wolf, Science and Technology Librarian at Fordham University Libraries, will discuss key conventions and useful tips for getting those pesky files sorted. With a few foundational principles and some guiding rules of thumb for file naming, folder structure, and version control, you’ll have all the basic tools you need to make sure that your files start out organized and stay organized.
Learn how to create a data document for easy file organization
Understand essential file and folder naming and structure conventions
Understand version control necessities and preferred file formats for long-term file management