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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.


Via University of Nicosia Library
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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."


Via HaBIc, Guus van den Brekel, Karen du Toit
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