Andy Tattersall

Andy Tattersall is an information specialist at the School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield. His role is to scan the horizon for Web and technologies opportunities relating to research, teaching and collaboration and maintain networks that support this. He has a keen interest in new ways of working by employing altmetrics, Web 2.0 and social media but also paying close attention to the implications and pitfalls for using such advances. @andy_tattersall

Questions to Ask When Choosing New Research Tools

Academia has become increasingly reliant on third-party tools and technologies to carry out research processes. Andy Tattersall suggests a series of straightforward questions researchers should ask themselves before choosing a new technology for use in their research.

1 year ago
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Book Review: Social Media for Academics

Reviewer Andy Tattersall welcomes ‘Social Media for Academics’ as a balanced and thoughtful guide for academics that outlines the wheres and whys of how to start with an online presence and how to avoid getting it wrong from the start.

3 years ago
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Repair effort

Peer Review Has Problems. Let’s Fix Them

In a conclusion to his two earlier articles on post-publication peer review, Andy Tattersall argues that while new ways to measure scholarly value may not be perfect yet, it’s still high time to start introducing them more widely.

5 years ago
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A Guided Tour of Post-Publication Review Sites

Andy Tattersall continues his discussion of post-publication peer review and provides an overview of the main tools and sites, from publisher platforms to independent forums, offering some kind of comment, discussion or review system for scholarly content.

5 years ago
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Peer review

Let’s Dissect Post-Publication Peer Review

Andy Tattersall looks at the shortcomings and opportunities of post-publication review online and picks apart the differences between reviewing, discussing and commenting in a scholarly context.

5 years ago
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