The Connected Researcher:Networking and collaboratingwith social media          (Susan Smith)       and Sarah Nicholas and...
Aims and objectives of session to show ways in which you can build an  effective and supportive online network to look a...
Social Media “The online technologies and practices that  people use to share opinions, insights,  experiences and perspe...
Outline of session Networking Disseminate and Communicate Collect and Review The Joined-Up Connected Researcher
Social Media All tools and resources mentioned today are  listed at  http://tinyurl.com/ConnectedResearcher
Tweet this session Log in to your Twitter account Compose a tweet by clicking on   , or    in the tweet box Use the has...
Follow tweets on this session
#CR13
Introductions What are you hoping to gain from the  session?
 What social media tools have you used  already and which are your favourites?
Why use social media? Idea of ‘connected’ researcher is nothing new  - Researchers have always exchanged and  disseminate...
Social media and researchers Use of social media becoming more  widespread amongst researchers  - Social Media : a guide ...
Your online presence/ digital             footprint The majority of us have an ‘online  presence’ or ‘digital footprint’ ...
What is your digital footprint? In pairs or groups of three search for one  of your group/pair on Google – find out as  m...
Online presence considerations Can use social media to take control of  your online identity Lots of tips available (e.g...
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One of five presentations from the first week of a social media for researchers workshop, delivered as part of Cardiff University Graduate College's workshop programme.

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2013 Connected Researcher 1 Introduction

  1. 1. The Connected Researcher:Networking and collaboratingwith social media (Susan Smith) and Sarah Nicholas and Joe Nicholls and Lucy Collins
  2. 2. Aims and objectives of session to show ways in which you can build an effective and supportive online network to look at a range of social media tools To discuss issues associated with social media and researchers in detail (focus of next week)
  3. 3. Social Media “The online technologies and practices that people use to share opinions, insights, experiences and perspectives” (Cann et al, 2011)1 Today will focus on a range of tools and practices which enable you to build an online network1 Cann et al. 2011. Social Media: a guide for researchers. Available at: http://ht.ly/3TWiR
  4. 4. Outline of session Networking Disseminate and Communicate Collect and Review The Joined-Up Connected Researcher
  5. 5. Social Media All tools and resources mentioned today are listed at http://tinyurl.com/ConnectedResearcher
  6. 6. Tweet this session Log in to your Twitter account Compose a tweet by clicking on , or in the tweet box Use the hashtag #CR13
  7. 7. Follow tweets on this session
  8. 8. #CR13
  9. 9. Introductions What are you hoping to gain from the session?
  10. 10.  What social media tools have you used already and which are your favourites?
  11. 11. Why use social media? Idea of ‘connected’ researcher is nothing new - Researchers have always exchanged and disseminated information -Researchers have always built a network of peers Range of social media tools to facilitate and support existing behaviours and practices - easy and free to use
  12. 12. Social media and researchers Use of social media becoming more widespread amongst researchers - Social Media : a guide for Researchers published in February 2011 by RIN - Digital Researcher Days run by Vitae at the British Library -In-house university training e.g. Warwick’s 23 things for the Digital Professional
  13. 13. Your online presence/ digital footprint The majority of us have an ‘online presence’ or ‘digital footprint’  Institutional – e.g. information on university webpages  Professional – e.g. LinkedIn profile  Social media - e.g. Facebook, Twitter
  14. 14. What is your digital footprint? In pairs or groups of three search for one of your group/pair on Google – find out as much as possible about 1 each other 10 mins What do you find?
  15. 15. Online presence considerations Can use social media to take control of your online identity Lots of tips available (e.g. Online Research identity blog post) Use ‘official’ channels as well as social media e.g. university websites, ORCA Google scholar citation profiles

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