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Social Media for Researchers: Information session and academic panel discussion

Calendar: UCD Library


Presentation: 10:00-11:15
Social Media for Research Impact: publicising, discovering, engaging

Presenter: Michelle Dalton, Scholarly Communications Librarian, UCD Library

Social media are becoming increasingly important as tools for publicising your own research, for discovering new publications and ideas, and to engage in discussions with other researchers. This presentation will introduce a selection of popular and useful services for academics and researchers.


Developing a Social Media Strategy
Scholarly & Social Networks and Profiles
Google Scholar Citations
Blogging & Video
Personal websites
Altmetrics and tracking your social media impact


Panel Discussion: 11:15 - 11:50

Our panel discussion explores how social media has helped/can hinder current academics' professional and career development featuring:

  • Dr Selena Daly, Lecturer in ‚ÄčItalian Studies at UCD School of Languages, Cultures, and Linguistics @selenadaly
  • Dr Shane Bergin, Lecturer, UCD School of Education @shanedbergin
  • Liam Cleere, Senior Manager, Research & Reporting & Analytics, UCD Research 
  • Moderator: Naoimh O'Connor, Research Careers Manager, UCD Career Development Centre


Location: O'Brien Centre for Science H2.22


Who should attend?

This course will be of interest to academic staff and researchers in any discipline.

Date: Wednesday, 22nd February 2017
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Michelle Dalton
Registration: Registration has closed.

Michelle Dalton, Scholarly Communications Librarian

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