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NASA STI and Social Media (Scientific Technical Information)


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Kim Lyall (Chugach Industries at NASA Center for Aerospace Information) presentation at "Connecting with the Feds: Social Media, Collaboration, and Transparency" event sponsored by ALA FAFLRT, ASIST, and Catholic University School of Library and Information Science during the ALA 2010 Annual Conference June 2010 in Washington, DC. Video of this event available at

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NASA STI and Social Media (Scientific Technical Information)

  1. 1. NASA STI AND SOCIAL MEDIA Kim Lyall NASA Center for AeroSpace Information Operated by Chugach Industries, Inc. Operated by Chugach Industries  Inc Connecting with the Feds: Social Media, Collaboration, Transparency  CUA June 29, 2010
  2. 2. NASA Scientific and Technical  Information Published results of NASA sponsored  P bli h d  lt   f NASA  d  research Made available by CASI through two web  interfaces NASA Aeronautics & Space Database (internal) NASA Technical Reports Server (public)
  3. 3. NASA STI Variety of information products at:  V i   f i f i   d How do we increase awareness of NASA STI? Be where our users are!  On social media.
  4. 4. Social Media Collaboration Reviewed other federal agency social media  R i d  th  f d l    i l  di   policies GSA Library of Congress Collaborate within NASA Listing our sites on the NASA Connect portal Listing our YouTube channel on the main NASA  YouTube Channel to streamline permissions A  t   t li   i i
  5. 5. Twitter  Integrate NASA STI RSS feeds into our Twitter  stream Link NASA documents to timely and relevant  NASA events Provide customer service announcements such  as database availability Advertise information products and services d f d d
  6. 6. Facebook Integrate the NASA STI RSS feeds  I   h  NASA STI RSS f d   Use the Notes feature as a blog Answer questions via the Discussion Board Interact with users via the Wall
  7. 7. YouTube NASA produced/sponsored STI videos NASA  d d/ d STI  id Current awareness Database training tutorials
  8. 8. Stats as of June 3, 2010