Google Chrome Extensions

Chrome allows the ability to customize your experience with your browser by providing a number of extensions via the “chome web store” ( which can be used in a variety of ways. At the LibTech 2019 Conference (, Olivia Moris of Metronet demonstrated several of the ones she uses daily. These are all free and readily available. Pick one and try it out for yourself!

Boomerang – allows you to decide when to send an email. Also can let you know if the email has been sent has not been addressed

Clockify – timer

Pocket – storage container for things you want to read later; downloads articles on whatever device you are using to read later

Rescue Time – tracks how long you stay on a tab

Stay Focusd – set timer allowed for sites

ToDoIst – a to do list

News Guard – verified news sources for credibility

Screencastify – create a free screen cast; 10 minute limit per video

Panic Button – Hide all your tabs at once with one single button and restore them later.

And many, many more, found here: