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Social Way Of Reference Searching


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Social Way Of Reference Searching

  1. 1. Reference search in a social way By Wenxia Kang ——Social Network searching engines LOGO
  2. 2. Social Network & Web2.0 tools
  3. 3. Social Network & Web2.0 tools  Features  Creating together  Form online communities based on common interests  Make connections automatically through tags  We are not alone. We can turn to more people from different parts of the world for help or communication.
  4. 4. Social Network searching tools  More resources  Update in time  Search through Tags or people  Wikipedia  Diigo  Slideshare …
  5. 5. Wikipedia  Web-based, free-content encyclopedia  the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet.  written collaboratively by volunteers around the world  The Newest information and updated every minute and second  cover almost all topics of human knowledge
  6. 6. Wikipedia  provide links to guide users to related pages with additional information  low cost, open content to anyone and easy to get access  Put keywords here: Homepage:
  7. 7. More Wiki resources  1. esp for Physics  2.
  8. 8. Slideshare for PPT Homepage:
  9. 9. Slideshare Social Media Content Sharing Site Ability for you to share your presentations with others People can embed your presentations on their sites Create and get Slidecasts (slides combined with Podcast.) Upload PowerPoint, OpenOffice, PDF Homepage:
  10. 10. Slideshare——Group Functions Friending Favoriting Events Can find and contact others with similar interests
  11. 11. Slideshare Advantages: learn from others’ presentations find writers, find employees, find people for teleseminars, etc. free to get valuable and direct introduction materials
  12. 12. Slideshare Or search the keywords here You can browse the content by category and go into your field.
  13. 13. Diigo  Social bookmarking  Favorite your interested website Add your interested website here Home Page:
  14. 14. Diigo– Social Bookmarking  Its full name is “Digest of Internet Information, Groups and Other stuff”.  a Social bookmarking website which allows signed-up users to bookmark and tag web-pages  a powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community  be listed as one of the top 10 research tools by CNET (Computer Network) in 2006
  15. 15. Diigo  Accumulate your research topic or interested subjects  Find and connect with people having common interests
  16. 16. Diigo  a social way of searching  Find the most popular bookmarks on any subject  Subscribe to the most recent bookmarks by tags, sites, or users  Get recommended content  Get related content while browsing
  17. 17. Diigo ——You can search  based on Tag or key words  from “my bookmark” list  Or from the whole diigo  people with common interests based  Or accumulate the group of people while surfing Internet
  18. 18. Tips for reference searching  Get a common sense of your interested research topic through Wikipedia first, then go further…  Each slide of presentation contains several-years wisdom of the author. So try to use the to get the most elite sectors or your interested topic and different views from different presenters. Then go further.
  19. 19. Tips for reference searching  Use Diigo to:  Accumulate your research topics or interested subjects by Diigo and search resources of a specific topic when needed  Enlarge the group of people with common interests and search them and their accumulated resources when needed To form an effective and efficient social way of searching reference
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