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Your Digital Identity: Social Media & Online Presence


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COLA: Ph.D. and MFA Welcome Orientation
Friday, August 19, 2016

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Your Digital Identity: Social Media & Online Presence

  1. 1. RAFIA MIRZA @LIBRARIANRAFIA DIGITAL HUMANITIES LIBRARIAN RAFIA@UTA.EDU Your Digital Identity: Social Media & Online Presence COLA: Ph.D. and MFA Welcome Orientation Friday, August 19, 2016
  2. 2. Social Media & Online Presence • Social Media Explained • Manage your digital identity • Represent yourself online • Maintaining your rights Note: Some images included under Fair Use, all original content licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  4. 4. Image via
  5. 5. Image via Shannon at AddThis
  6. 6. Articles: • Getting started with Twitter • 10 Commandments of Twitter for Academics • ProfHacker: Tag Archives: Twitter • The Academic Advantages of Twitter Conferences and #: • Virtual MLA • Conference Season Is Here. Don’t Stink at Twitter. Discussions: • Defining terms: #altac • Introducing #critlib chats!
  7. 7. Conferences and #: • Virtual MLA & MLA twitter • Conference Season Is Here. Don’t Stink at Twitter.
  8. 8. Alt-Metrics What are Alt-metrics? Image: Altmetrics: Using Big Data to Measure Scholarly Impact by Elaine Lasda Bergman
  10. 10. “These are episodes in which distinct social worlds collide online, causing outpourings of drama.” The Internet of Words by Ted Striphas Context Collapse Image: Context Collapse via Glenn Zucman how “context collapse” was coined: my [danah boyd] recollection
  11. 11. Privacy Settings • How to Delete Yourself from the Internet • How to Manage Your Social Media Privacy Settings • Make Your Facebook Profile More Private in 6 Easy Steps
  12. 12. Disambiguation
  14. 14. There are a variety of platforms: “ResearchGate to locate peers (often in the sciences), to post work (often in the humanities and social sciences) and LinkedIn to search for jobs (in alt-ac fields).” Platforms Image: Online Communities, by Randall Munroe (xkcd) is lilicensed under CC-BY-NC. Institutional Repositories: • RESEARCH COMMONS Other Discipline or Topic related Repositories: • figshare • Mendeley • MyScienceWork • SSRN • HAL • arXiv • viXra • Quartzy • PLOS ONE • GITHUB
  15. 15. Digital Humanities on GitHub
  16. 16. Digital Humanities on
  17. 17. Resume Creating Your Web Presence: A Primer for Academics
  18. 18. Impact Challenge • “Upgrade your professional visibility by conquering social media • Boost your readership and citations by getting your work online • Stay atop your field’s latest developments with automated alerts • Lock in the key connections with colleagues that’ll boost your career • and Dazzle evaluators with comprehensive tracking and reporting on your own impacts.” Via ImpactStory
  20. 20. Poster Presentation: Dr. Laurel Smith Stvan’s Research Commons Profile
  21. 21. Copyright & Author’s Rights “The Author" by is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0
  22. 22. Thesis and Dissertation Information Dissertation
  23. 23. QUESTIONS? Rafia Mirza @librarianrafia Digital Humanities Librarian