How has my thinking changed in relation to Twitter use by academics? I bullet-point some ideas that can be taken if desired as tips or strategies by those academic colleagues who are new to Twitter.
New peer reviewed, open access article, published on 13 August 2017: Who is Actually Harmed by Predatory Publishers? at TripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society
Shouldn't calls for papers include licensing and access type information?
[Revised]. If there is content overload, whose responsibility is it to filter, and is filtering, as we have traditionally defined it, still really possible under the current infrastructures?
Where I write for the #citylis blog on #citymash, the libraries and technology unconference taking place on Saturday 13 June 2015.
The HEFCE metrics workshop: metrics and the assessment of research quality and impact in the arts and humanities took place on Friday 16 January 2015, 1030 to 1630 GMT at the Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick, UK. I have uploaded to figshare a dataset of 821 Tweets tagged with #HEFCEmetrics published during the day of the event.
I will participate in a one-day workshop hosted by the University of Warwick, as part of the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment. Friday 16th January 2015, Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick. Registration required.
I have finally published an archive of #transitions4 (2013) I collected more than a year ago, and that I have published a post on the Comics Grid blog summarising some data from my archives of tweets from comics conferences this year.
The Fifth International Comics and Graphic Novels Conference (#IGNCC14) took place in London 18- 20 July 2014. I have uploaded to figshare an .XLS file containing a dataset of Tweets tagged with #IGNCC14 (case not sensitive).
The 2014 Electronic Literature Organization Conference took place 17-21 June 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. I have uploaded to figshare an XLS file that contains an archive of the Tweets tagged with #elo14 (case not sensitive) that I collected during the period of the conference.
Looking forward to participating in the ACLAIIR AGM & Seminar 2014 in Cambridge on Open Access: “The future of academic publication?” (17 June 2014).
Join us in Cambridge for the ACLAIIR AGM & Seminar 2014, the topic of which is Open Access. We are pleased to welcome speakers from a variety of areas to give their perspectives on OA and its impact on the world of research, teaching and publishing.
Speakers: Ellen Collins (OAPEN UK); Daniel Pearce (CUP); Dr. Rupert Gatti (Open Book Publishers); Dr. Martin Eve (University of Lincoln); Dr. Ernesto Priego (City University, London); Dr. Jenny Bunn (University College, London)
Open Access is curently a hot topic across the globe due to its wide-ranging effects. Many policies and practices are in a state of rapid change, so we hope you will join us to keep up to date with this important subject and contribute to the debate.
The full programme including speaker profiles and registration form are available on our Events page. Please register by Monday 9 June to secure your place!
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Photos from the ideas jotted down by participants of the Higher Education Academy's Digital Humanities Summit, 7-8 May 2014, Lewes, UK, during the "Narrowing the Focus" session on 8 May 2014.