ProQuest Quantum - 14_0227

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Published on February 27, 2014

Author: jeffreylancaster



"How Libraries Can Support the Social Side of Research" presentation for ProQuest Quantum on February 27, 2014.

"Using Twitter and Facebook to Connect with Customers" presented on October 7, 2013 by David Lee King. "Using Instagram and Pinterest to Connect with Customers" presented on October 14, 2013 by Danielle Salomon and Diane Schrecker.

RSS = Really Simple Syndication – a protocol to deliver content (e.g. feed://…) RSS Reader – a tool to parse and format RSS content (e.g. Feedly) feed://

if trigger then action . if [ post to facebook if [ check in at airport ] if [ RSS item starred if [ RSS item tagged ] then [ then [ post to twitter ]. email Mom ]. ] then add to [ draft post ]. ] then add to [ googledoc ].

if trigger then action . if then post to facebook if . post to twitter then check in at airport if . email Mom then RSS item starred if . add to draft post then RSS item tagged . add to googledoc

A good guide to what apps you should know/use

Unique identifiers for researchers to cross-reference publications, activities, etc. John Smith vs. J. Smith vs. John D. Smith vs. J. D. Smith vs. JD Smith vs. … Wang Kim vs. W. Kim vs. Kim Wang vs. K. Wang … ResearcherID: J-6870-2012 ORCID: 0000-0003-0458-2127

Share research components to make them discoverable & citable; get metrics

Capture overall impact of a publication in blogs, tweets, mentions, news, etc.

Micro-credentialling for attendance, task completion, skills, expertise, etc.

Commenting for ANY website, w/ metrics, moderation, & easy implementation

Funding may no longer rely upon the government. Interested communities, engaged by social media presence, are key to raising money from the crowd.

Did you hear about something new today?  Yes, all of it was new  Yes, a handful of new things  Yes, just one new thing  Nope, I already knew all of this

What do you think has the most potential for your library?  Changing how we think about ‘social’  Building on what we already do well  Learning how to use new tools

What other ‘social’ services can you imagine meeting your library’s mission? [Post your answer to the chat box]

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