Social media cse 2013 annual meeting


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Barbara Meyers Ford provides a foundation of what is going on in Social Media for scholarly publishers. Her panel includes Darrell Gunter of Gunter Media Group and Bill Jackson Assistant Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics of Medical College of Wisconsin

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Social media cse 2013 annual meeting

  1. 1. ViewingSocial MediaThrough Different LensesCSE Annual MeetingCommunicate Science EffectivelyMay 5, 2913Barbara Meyers Ford
  2. 2. Types of Social MediaSocial Networking Facebook, Twitter + 196 moreOnline Communities Support researchers across a number ofdifferent disciplines = 24+ websites providingplaces to share and track research
  3. 3. Online Communities, started in 2008 = “growingcommunity of ~ 2.5 million academics Yammer (launched in 2008) = freemium socialnetwork service; sold to Microsoft in 2012. Usedfor private communication within organizationsor between organizational members and pre-designated groups, making it an exampleof enterprise social software.
  4. 4. Data SharingDataCite, formed end of 2009, with goals: “To establish easier access to research data onthe Internet; “ Increase acceptance of research data aslegitimate, citable contributions to the scholarlyrecord, [and] support data archiving that willpermit results to be verified and repurposed forfuture study.”Source: DataCite website:
  5. 5. Social Bookmarking in STMCiteULike was launched Nov 2004,sponsored by Springer since Aug 2008 focuses on needs of researchers: assign reading priority make notes to an article label an article as ‘private’ upload a file assigned to an entry
  6. 6. Social Bookmarking in Science3 Connotea, developed by the NaturePublishing Group, went online December2004 ~ based on Delicious but withgreater range of functions to better serveunique requirements of academics essential functions integrated in ‘My Library’toolbox to create groups, label resources, beidentified as the author of an article
  7. 7. Social Bookmarking in Science BibSonomy, aims to integrate the features ofbookmarking systems as well as team-orientedpublication management. Opened in 2006, itdistinguishes between web link and publicationbook marks. Posts are stored in the BibTexformat and offered by the KDE group of theUniversity of Kassel, the DMIR group of theUniversity of Würzburg, and the L3S ResearchCenter, Germany.
  8. 8. Major Data Sharing SitesBioMart 45 databases on 4 continents; designed to be data agnostic and platformindependent, such that existing databases caneasily be incorporatedFigShare a repository where users can make all of theirresearch outputs available ina citable, sharable and discoverable manner.
  9. 9. Data Sharing Sites (continued) works to register well-constituted effortsdeveloping standards for describing andsharing biosciences experiments, ensuringthese resources are informative anddiscoverable, monitoring their: development, evolution and integration; implementation and use in databases; and adoption by data policies by funders and journals.
  10. 10. Social Bookmarking in Science Source: “Social Bookmarking in STM: Putting Servicesto the Acid Test.” Reher, Sabrina; Haustein,Stefanie. ProQuest Online 34, 6 (Nov/Dec2010): 34-42.