Airtable Basics to Bring Your Work to Life!




Hernandez, Gabrielle

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Texas Digital Library


Airtable is a relational database that makes all your program’s data actionable. All your data is synced across all your workflows which allows updates to happen in real time without the hassle of manually updating information. As digital librarians, our work is constantly changing and our time is extremely valuable. Airtable can help us track our ever growing list of innovations, projects, data, and roles. In this demonstration, participants will learn the basics of Airtable to help bring their spreadsheets and workflows to life by structuring, syncing, and storing data in a way that fits each of our unique needs. It can also help organize our workflows by creating processes that can be shared with your entire team. With a few basic skills, you can create a sustainable way to let Airtable do the heavy lifting freeing up your time and mental load allowing for a healthier work life. By the end of the presentation, participants will: *Have a better understanding of Airtable *Learn the basic structure and commands of Airtable *Receive hands-on practice on how to create relational databases


TCDL 2023 Session 3F, Thursday, 5/18/2023, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | Moderated by Colleen Lyon, University of Texas at Austin | Demonstration | Technology & Software Development