Social Media, Research and library Support slides now available

Now available online slides from last week’s ALISS conference.

So what is the Real Impact of Web 2.0 on Researcher Workflow?  Anna Drabble Head of Digital & Product Development, Emerald.
This paper presents the findings of new research conducted by Emerald and UCL and other partners.  

#LadyGaGa’sBreakfast : Social Media as a Curator’s Tool
Jeremy Jenkins, British Library

Using web tools to collate and share information with your learners and researchers Presentation on web 2.0 social media by Sarah Oxford (@Sarahbrarian)
Academic Liaison Librarian (Education)  . This is a really good example of a network created by a subject librarian. Using netvibes.

 dvocating Professional Social Networking to Academics 
Presentation by Paula Anne Beasley & Linda Norbury, Subject Advisors (College of Engineering & Physical Sciences) Library Services, University of Birmingham. This paper talks about the design and omplemnentation of a seminar designed to teach and encourage academic staff to use web 2.0 tools.    

 Guiding researchers to the web tools they need: The rationale behind a Web tools for researchers’ guide
Presentation by Miggie Pickton, University of Northampton . Useful example of a guide created for researchers which presents a listing of stages in the research process eg literature review, disseminatring and suggests web 2.0 tools that they might use. 

Accessibility and Inclusion – RSC West Midlands  
An introduction to the work of the service with regard to web 2.0, social media and digital accessability by Alison Wootton

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ALISS is a not-for-profit unincorporated professional society. It is an independent group which was formed in April 2005 by the former committee of (Aslib Social Science Information Group and Network)
The aim of the group is to; Provide opportunities for networking and self-development offer a forum for communication create a network of cooperation and a forum for discussion about emerging issues in social science librarianship.

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