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  • 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

    101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

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    The 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication research project is collecting data through a survey until February 10 2016. What exactly is this project about and why should you take the time to fill out the survey to help provide data?
  • Thumbs up for your references with CiteULike

    Thumbs up for your references with CiteULike

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    CiteULike, the social bookmarking tool for academics is an easy way to save references you discover online without leaving your browser. But it is more than just a way to collect your references thanks to its social features.
  • Put a Pin in It: Academic Pinterest

    Put a Pin in It: Academic Pinterest

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    Pinterest might seem to be no more than a place to collect pretty pictures to plan events, but this aspirational social network has many more applications, including those useful from a science communication perspective.
  • Gerard van Westen on Impactstory

    Gerard van Westen on Impactstory

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    Impactstory is the altmetrics provider most focused on researchers. Gerard van Westen agreed to share his thoughts and experiences with the service.
  • Plumb your altmetrics data with Plum and PLoS

    Plumb your altmetrics data with Plum and PLoS

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    Last week we looked at Impactstory, this week we finish off the overview of the main altmetrics providers on the market with a closer look at Plum Analytics and PLoS Article Level Metrics.
  • 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.
  • Blogging Nuts and Bolts

    Blogging Nuts and Bolts

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    There are many resources and tools out there when it comes to blogging. What works best for you is often a case of personal preference. Here is a list of the various resources you might want to consider when building your blog.
  • Level Up Twitter

    Level Up Twitter

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    Now that you're on Twitter and have found your feet, how can you take it to the next level? By using power tools! Use Twitter more efficiently and make it less overwhelming.