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Handbook of Social Media for Researchers and Supervisors

Minocha, Shailey and Petre, Marian (2012). Handbook of Social Media for Researchers and Supervisors. The Open University.

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The goal of this handbook is to assist researchers and their supervisors to adopt and use social media tools in the service of their research, and, in particular, in engaging in the discourse of research. The handbook presents an innovative suite of resources for developing and maintaining a social media strategy for research dialogues.

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Copyright Holders: 2012 The Open University, UK
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Extra Information: The handbook has been released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported licence by The Open University, UK.
Keywords: blogging; cloud computing; copyrights; curation; digital etiquette; digital literacy; digital professionalism, digital scholarship; digital technologies; ethics in social media research; e-professionalism; knowledge transfer; mind mapping; Mobile Apps; personas; public engagement; researcher development framework; research dialogues; research discourse; RSS feeds; Second Life; sense making; social media; social networking; social software; VITAE; VITAE's RDF; Web 2.0; wikis
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 34271
Depositing User: Shailey Minocha
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2012 08:30
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 14:39
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