Networking: Social Networking tools
Networking Exchange ideas and information Facilitates finding information – “Social media  made me a better researcher b...
Networking Build communities of practice across  disciplines and institutions Effective networkers may be more likely to...
Social/Professional         networking toolsOnline version of in-person networkingRaise your profile and help develop yo...
Social/Professional         networking toolsAll the tools covered today help with networking e.g. Twitter, blogsFora for...
Social/Professional Networking Tools           Purpose?           Content?           Public/private
Examples http://brighton.academia.edu/TaraBrabazon http://www.linkedin.com/in/drkellypage Linked in - TED Group
Other social/professional        networks
Things to consider Think about your digital footprint and  online identity Consider privacy settings – Personal can  bec...
Try it out Have a look at a tool of your choice See links under Social Networking sites on  Diigo list
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2013 Connected Researcher 2 Network

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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 2 Network

  1. 1. Networking: Social Networking tools
  2. 2. Networking Exchange ideas and information Facilitates finding information – “Social media made me a better researcher because I find things out a lot quicker…. - the network discovers and filters and discusses” Wassall in Cann et al ( 2011)Cann et al. 2011. Social Media: a guide for researchers. Available at: http://ht.ly/3TWiR
  3. 3. Networking Build communities of practice across disciplines and institutions Effective networkers may be more likely to be offered more opportunities e.g. find research collaborators, have work published, invited to present at conferences
  4. 4. Social/Professional networking toolsOnline version of in-person networkingRaise your profile and help develop your web presenceConnect with researchers in your field
  5. 5. Social/Professional networking toolsAll the tools covered today help with networking e.g. Twitter, blogsFora for collaboration and themed discussionsEnable resource discovery
  6. 6. Social/Professional Networking Tools  Purpose?  Content?  Public/private
  7. 7. Examples http://brighton.academia.edu/TaraBrabazon http://www.linkedin.com/in/drkellypage Linked in - TED Group
  8. 8. Other social/professional networks
  9. 9. Things to consider Think about your digital footprint and online identity Consider privacy settings – Personal can become public with Facebook Personal and private – combine or keep completely separate? Create useful groups/connections within your networks
  10. 10. Try it out Have a look at a tool of your choice See links under Social Networking sites on Diigo list

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