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2collab London Online web2.0 after the buzz

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2collab London Online web2.0 after the buzz

  1. 1. The Story Scientists harness Social Media for their research! London Online - Web 2.0 After the Buzz December 2008 www.2collab.com
  2. 2. 2 Scientific Content 1.0
  3. 3. 3 Tools
  4. 4. 4 Collaboration & Interaction Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kataz8822/385886775/in/set-72157594488144553
  5. 5. 5 2collab Power research productivity through collaboration Discover new sources, people, groups, discussions Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gonzales2010/8632116/sizes/o
  6. 6. 6 Connect identify new collaboration opportunities, specialists
  7. 7. 7 Share privately with your research group, or with everyone
  8. 8. 8 Current use of social applications Faculty of tomorrow (people currently aged 25-44, published 1-10 articles) are already embracing social applications to aggregate and share scientific and technical information
  9. 9. 9 Noise reduction! Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/snsweb/2717947956/sizes/o/
  10. 10. 10 Privacy - Security - Trust Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeisgoing/2393416468/sizes/l
  11. 11. 11 It’s all about people and it’s about me - Connect with users that share same interests, who participate in exciting discussions, who published or bookmarked relevant articles for your research
  12. 12. 12 2collab – profile your research
  13. 13. 13 It’s all about relevance What resources are others sharing in your research field What words are they using to describe those resources
  14. 14. 14 research productivity …share - Install the browser button and with one click capture all article metadata
  15. 15. 15 research productivity …discover What other groups are researching my field? And what are they sharing and discussing?
  16. 16. 16 research productivity …share 3 types of groups: Open public group - visible and open to join for everyone Closed public group – visible and permission based joining Private group - only visible to invited members
  17. 17. 17 2collab Power research productivity through collaboration Advance research via experts • Increase visibility/ discoverability of own published papers, express and discuss current interests • Connect readers with authors and vice versa • A gateway to who’s citing me and my papers
  18. 18. 18 Research 2.0 into the future Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/eole/380316678
  19. 19. 19 Web 2.0 after the buzz Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cdm/37279987/sizes/o
  20. 20. 20 Impact in the next 5 years? In 5 years, over 50% of respondents see social applications playing a key role in shaping nearly all aspects of research workflow
  21. 21. 21 The way up! Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dyeworks/3034622299/sizes/l
  22. 22. 22 Questions? www.2collab.com blog.2collab.com Fabian Kersten London Online - Web 2.0 After the Buzz December 2008

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