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A collection of articles, guides, videos and presentations on how academics can use Twitter
Curated by Salma Patel
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A review of ‘Twitter for Research’

A review of ‘Twitter for Research’ | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it
This is a round-up of the content, reaction and response to the Twitter for Research session I gave here in Cambridge last week. The session was attended by a relatively small audience of 30 (acade...
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Michael Seres's curator insight, March 25, 2013 5:46 AM

Fascinating insight that is well worth you reading.

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Twitter for Research Seminar – Fri 24 Feb

Twitter for Research Seminar – Fri 24 Feb | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it
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Connecting with What Is Out There!: Using Twitter in the Large Lecture

Connecting with What Is Out There!: Using Twitter in the Large Lecture | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it
(2011). Connecting with What Is Out There!: Using Twitter in the Large Lecture. Communication Teacher: Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 175-181.
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Trauma and PTSD researchers should tweet

Trauma and PTSD researchers should tweet | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it
Last week, I tried to compile a list of trauma and PTSD experts who are part of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) or affiliated societies. It turned out that we have on...
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Twitter and Academia | Navigating the ‘Twitterverse’: Creating an Alternate Academic Persona via Social Media

Twitter and Academia | Navigating the ‘Twitterverse’: Creating an Alternate Academic Persona via Social Media | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it

Launched in 2006, Twitter is still a relatively new form of digital and social media. While sites like Facebook were primarily created to share one’s life with family and friends via the web, Twitter enables users to share their opinions on a particular subject with anyone willing to engage in the conversation.

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Prezi: 10 ways researchers can use Twitter

Today Salma Patel considers 10 ways that researchers could use the micro-blogging tool twitter.

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Academic tweeting: your suggestions and tips collected | Impact of Social Sciences

We asked readers of the blog and our Twitter followers to submit their own tips and examples for academic tweeting, to accompany the guide on using Twitter in university research, teaching and impact activities that we launched yesterday. Here are some of the best suggestions. Add your tips in the comments section.

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Academic tweeting: finding the appropriate tweeting style for your project | Impact of Social Sciences

Following the launch of the guide on using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities, we look at three different tweeting styles and how you could use each when tweeting about your research project or academic blog.

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Do more tweets mean higher citations? If so, Twitter can lead us to the ‘personalised journal’; pinpointing more research that is relevant to your interests. | Impact of Social Sciences

The time-lag associated with citations and journal publishing means that such strategies are almost useless as a means of identifying relevant papers from current literature. Martin Fenner writes that social media, and Twitter in particular, stands to change all that providing almost instant, relevant recommendations: your own ‘personalised’ journal.

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Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | Impact of Social Sciences

Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | Impact of Social Sciences | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it

Following on from the lists of academic tweeters published earlier this month, we have put together a short guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities, available to download as a PDF or view on Issuu.

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Your Academic Twidentity: or more about Twiter and Academic Identity | GradHacker

Your Academic Twidentity: or more about Twiter and Academic Identity | GradHacker | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it

Here at Gradhacker, we’ve written about online identity and the use of Twitter before. In this post, I thought I’d tackle less of the “how to use Twitter” and move into the idea of leveraging the power of Twitter to improve your online presence and academic

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Twitter for Academics: Instruction Video

With trauma research as an example, you'll learn how to: 1) Create a Twitter account, 2) Follow interesting researchers and hashtags, 3) Join a Journal Club ...
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Top Twitter Tips for Academics

More and more academics are turning to Twitter to connect with their peers and promote their work, but how can academics get the most out of Twitter?
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How to start with Twitter when you conduct trauma research

How to start with Twitter when you conduct trauma research | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it
Last week I argued that academics studying psychological trauma should join Twitter because it helps & builds the research community.

This week I explain how to start with Twitter and I invi...
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10 Ways Researchers Can Use Twitter | Networked Researcher

10 Ways Researchers Can Use Twitter | Networked Researcher | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it

Today Salma Patel considers 10 ways that researchers could use the micro-blogging tool twitter.

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Your favourite academic tweeters: lists available to browse by subject area | Impact of Social Sciences

Your favourite academic tweeters: lists available to browse by subject area | Impact of Social Sciences | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it

In the run up to launching a Guide to Academic Tweeting, we asked you to recommend your favourite academics on Twitter. Over the last week we received over 500 suggestions across all the major subject areas, and discovered some great new Tweeting gems with your help. Here we present all the suggestions, broken down into five subject area lists. Please feel free to share with anybody new to Twitter, and have a browse to see if you can find your new favourite academic tweeter.

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Academic tweeting: building up your followers | Impact of Social Sciences

Academic tweeting: building up your followers | Impact of Social Sciences | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it

Following the launch of the guide on using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities, we look at some ways that those new to Twitter can build up their followers.

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Academic tweeting: using Twitter for research projects | Impact of Social Sciences

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.

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Support, engagement, visibility and personalised news: Twitter has a lot to offer academics if we look past its image problem | Impact of Social Sciences

Support, engagement, visibility and personalised news: Twitter has a lot to offer academics if we look past its image problem | Impact of Social Sciences | Twitter for Academics | Scoop.it

Academics are discovering that twitter is much, much more than a space on which to talk about the latest reality show. Mark Carrigan outlines what academics can get out of the social media service and why the academic twittersphere really is the most no different from presenting to an audience.

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