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3 Reasons Why Twitter May Be An Older Person's Best Friend

3 Reasons Why Twitter May Be An Older Person's Best Friend | Information Science | Scoop.it
Much has been made of the fact that social media often keeps us from getting out into the world and forming real relationships, but what if you can't get out into the world? What if your health keeps you homebound and Facebook doesn't work because yo...
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The Impact of Open Access and Social Media on Scientific Research | Journal of Participatory Medicine | Online Networked Learning

The Impact of Open Access and Social Media on Scientific Research | Journal of Participatory Medicine | Online Networked Learning | Information Science | Scoop.it

K. Thomas Pickard:

"Traditionally, research papers undergo peer review before publication. Two trends, open access and social media, are changing the peer review process.

E-patients must be aware that traditional peer review applies different criteria and methods than review through social media outlets. Although still developing, these review processes may affect the evaluation of research quality."


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University Presses & Libraries Turn to Pinterest to Promote Books

University Presses & Libraries Turn to Pinterest to Promote Books | Information Science | Scoop.it

Open Culture has its own embryonic Pinterest page. But, more importantly, university presses are making widespread use of Pinterest to promote new book titles. Likewise, academic libraries are using their Pinterest pages to promote events and help fund major capital improvements. For libraries and archives, a major ongoing mission is to keep the collections visible. It’s not easy to let the world know about your one-of-a-kind holdings, and Pinterest potentially offers a great way to bring these materials to new and younger audiences.


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