7.5 Deciding which tool to use
Whether you are new to these tools or not, spending some time familiarising yourself with different ways to keep up-to-date may save you considerable time in the future. In deciding which tool to use, think about the answers to the following questions:
- Do I want everything coming into my mailbox?
- Where and how do I access these tools?
- What’s the best use of my time?
- Will these tools expose information sources I haven’t previously used?
The table below lists some pros and cons which may be useful for you to consider.
Table 3 Tools to keep up-to-date with information – pros and cons