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  • Social Media Strategies for Academics

    Social Media Strategies for Academics

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    Join me and Professor Erik Kwakkel to learn how to create a succesful strategy for your social media activities in our Social Media for Academics workshop this November.
  • Let Medium Deliver the Message

    Let Medium Deliver the Message

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    What if you want to share an opinion too long for a tweet, but you don't want to commit to a blog? Medium might be the solution for you.
  • Altmetrics don’t equal social media

    Altmetrics don’t equal social media

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    One huge misconception about altmetrics seems to be that it is solely based on social media metrics. And while they are definitely a large part of what makes up an altmetric score, they are by no means the sole part or perhaps the most versatile.
  • Get Kudos For Your Work

    Get Kudos For Your Work

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    We all want recognition for our work. Find out how the Kudos service can help your science communication efforts and get your work seen and discussed by a larger audience.
  • Curating your stories through Storify

    Curating your stories through Storify

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    Digital storytelling is an important tool in science communication. One tool that can be used to tell the story of your research or capture an online discussion is Storify.
  • Bubbling about the ScienceOnline Leiden Unconference 3.0

    Bubbling about the ScienceOnline Leiden Unconference 3.0

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    Last Thursday I attended the ScienceOnline Leiden Unconference. The theme for this year's unconference was 3.0, or the merging ofoffline (1.0) with online (2.0), and how to get the next generation involved in science.
  • Cui Computo? Altmetrics and the companies that score them

    Cui Computo? Altmetrics and the companies that score them

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    In the past months, I've focussed on social media and scientific social networks, stressing how being active on there can help gain your work more exposure and increase its impact. But how do you then monitor this impact and what does it mean?
  • Tips and Tricks with Thijs Porck

    Tips and Tricks with Thijs Porck

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    Thijs Porck was the obvious choice for an interview about using Facebook as an academic. Earlier this year he was awarded the Humanities Faculty Teaching Prize, where his use of Facebook was specifically mentioned.
  • Workshopping (Social) Media

    Workshopping (Social) Media

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    Last Friday I attended the pilot of a new workshop presented by Erik Kwakkel and Hermen Visser on traditional and social media and how researchers can use them effectively to communicate their research.