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Advanced Twitter for Discovering and Promoting Research

Overview

Participants who are using already familiar with Twitter’s basic functions will gain an understanding of the more advanced features, as well as additional tools that can be used to enhance the experience. They will also acquire knowledge on how to use Twitter for discovering and promoting research.

Content

  • Discovering research & keeping up to date using Twitter
  • Twitter analytics
  • Twitter 3rd party tools: Storify, Buffer etc.
  • Disseminating and promoting your own research
  • Twitter & altmetrics
  • Tips for increasing your followers and impact on Twitter

Participants who don’t already have a Twitter account are asked to sign up for one in advance of the session. Participants should already be familiar with using basic functions on Twitter e.g. sending a tweet, using a hashtag etc. (if not, we recommend you attend our Twitter Workshop for Absolute Beginners, Sept 26th 2017).

Attendance at this workshop / presentation may satisfy the CPD requirements of some professional bodies; a certificate of completion can be supplied upon request.

Date:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
Information Skills Room
Library:
Health Sciences Library
Presenter:
Michelle Dalton
Categories:
Research

Event Organiser

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Michelle Dalton

Scholarly Communications Librarian

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