Subject Librarian for the School of Psychology, Ian Clark, will be holding two Twitter workshops in January 2015. Here’s an explanation from Ian on what to expect:
Twitter is a really useful tool for the modern student and researcher. Due to its open nature, it enables individuals from across the globe to communicate and share knowledge. However, Twitter has a notoriously steep ‘learning curve’. It can take a while to both get the hang of using it effectively and to build a valuable network of contacts.
As well as connecting people and providing a space to keep up-to-date with the latest news and commentary, Twitter is a really useful tool for researchers as it can play an important role in publicising research. Previous studies have suggested that papers shared on Twitter are up to 11 times more likely to be cited than those that are not.
To help get you…
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