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Using Twitter™ to drive research impact: A discussion of strategies, opportunities and challenges

Using Twitter™ to drive research impact: A discussion of strategies, opportunities and challenges

Via Nader Ale Ebrahim, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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5 questions to ask yourself before starting a blog

5 questions to ask yourself before starting a blog | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
There are a myriad of ways that you can use blogging platforms to share your expertise or experiences, so it is important to think strategically about what you want to achieve and how blogging can help you develop as a researcher.
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The new metrics cannot be ignored – we need to implement centralised impact management systems to understand what these numbers mean

The new metrics cannot be ignored – we need to implement centralised impact management systems to understand what these numbers mean | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
By using the social web to convey both scholarly and public attention of research outputs, altmetrics offer a much richer picture than traditional metrics based on exclusive citation database infor...
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Four questions researchers need to ask before using the web to communicate their research

Four questions researchers need to ask before using the web to communicate their research | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Adopting new tools can open up more effective ways of working and communicating research. But the new terrain can be daunting. Andy Tattersall breaks down the complexity and poses four initial ques...
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Shorter, better, faster, free: Blogging changes the nature of academic research, not just how it is communicated

Shorter, better, faster, free: Blogging changes the nature of academic research, not just how it is communicated | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Academic blogging gets your work and research out to a potentially massive audience at very, very low cost and relative amount of effort. Patrick Dunleavy argues blogging and tweeting from multi-au...
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Some insights into the use of blogs in academia

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Social media's politics of circulation have profound implications for how academic knowledge is discovered and produced.

Social media's politics of circulation have profound implications for how academic knowledge is discovered and produced. | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
As social media and other new forms of media emerge as influential ways to communicate academic knowledge, David Beer argues academics may need to pay more attention to the politics of circulation ...
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Social Networking for Researchers

From conversations to collaboration
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Prezi from a talk I gave to researchers at Queen's University 

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Twitter for Researchers

A guide to why Twitter is relevant in the research environment, how it can be useful, and how to Tweet successfully. There's a link in the presentation to t...
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Study shows concern over use of social media data in research

Study shows concern over use of social media data in research | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
For researchers, social media is a veritable goldmine of opportunity. Every day, reams and reams of naturally occurring data are produced by users of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. At any given moment…
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Taylor & Francis Author Services - Tweet your research

Taylor & Francis Author Services - Tweet your research | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Tweet your research: a how to guide
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Social media presents a growing body of evidence that can inform social and economic policy.

Social media presents a growing body of evidence that can inform social and economic policy. | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Social media offers exciting data resources for researchers. But if this body of complex data and its subsequent analysis are going to positively impact public policy and services, governments may ...
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From Tweet to Blog Post to Peer-Reviewed Article: How to be a Scholar Now

From Tweet to Blog Post to Peer-Reviewed Article: How to be a Scholar Now | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Digital media is changing how scholars interact, collaborate, write and publish. Here, Jessie Daniels describes how to be a scholar now, when peer-reviewed articles can begin as Tweets and blog pos...
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Example of of how social media can aid academic writing

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How to get your research noticed online

How to get your research noticed online | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Academic conversations are increasingly taking place online, so how can you make sure that your research features positively in them?
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Our latest blog post offers practical advice on how to maximise the reach of your research.
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Emerald | How to disseminate your research via social media

Emerald | How to disseminate your research via social media | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Social media is prevalent in everyday life; in social settings, corporate environments and within the scholarly community.
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Five recommendations for using alternative metrics in the future UK Research Excellence Framework

Five recommendations for using alternative metrics in the future UK Research Excellence Framework | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Although many are excited by the possibilities for using alternative metrics to supplement research assessment, others are concerned about the ease with which the figures can be gamed. It is clear ...
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Academic tweeting: using Twitter for research projects

Academic tweeting: using Twitter for research projects | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Following the launch of the guide on using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities, we look at how Twitter can be used in research projects. Tweet about each new publication...
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Using Twitter for Curated Academic Content

Using Twitter for Curated Academic Content | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
With all the demands of academia, becoming an active curator on Twitter may sound appealing but just too onerous a task. To help ease such anxiety, Allan Johnson shares his own Twitter workflow and...
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How researchers can benefit from blogging and other social media

How researchers can benefit from blogging and other social media | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
I have been invited to give a session on blogging and social media at the University of Roehampton on Tuesday 6 May. The talk will discuss some of the benefits of blogging and the utility of other ...
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Blogs and Blogging: Becoming a Networked Researcher

The what, why and how of blogging as an academic researcher. Includes a link to a handout with instructions for both setting your own blog and subscribing to...
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Home - Social media for research - Library Guides at Newcastle University

Home - Social media for research - Library Guides at Newcastle University | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
Guide explaining how different social media tools can help at all stages in the academic research process.
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Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters

Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
People connect to form groups on Twitter for a variety of purposes. The networks they create have identifiable contours that are shaped by the topic being discussed, the information and influencers driving the conversation, and the social network structures of the participants.
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NatCen Social Media Research: What Users Want | SurveyPost

NatCen Social Media Research: What Users Want | SurveyPost | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
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Interesting blog looking at what social media users think about research that utilises social media

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Twitter and traditional bibliometrics are separate but complementary aspects of research impact.

Twitter and traditional bibliometrics are separate but complementary aspects of research impact. | Social Media for Researchers | Scoop.it
In a recent study, Haustein and colleagues found a weak correlation between the number of times a paper is tweeted about and subsequent citations. But the study also found papers from 2012 were twe...
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