The Digital Tools for Research programme aims to introduce Early Career Researchers to the use of social media at all stages of the research lifecycle.
Beginning on Monday 28th May with three core modules to be completed by Friday 20th July:
- Publishing on the web
Tools covered: blogs
- Online identity
Tools covered: Academia.edu
Tools covered: Twitter, Lanyrd
Following the core modules participants must choose two optional modules to complete by Friday 28th September:
- Collaborative working
Tools covered: GoogleDocs, Dropbox.
- Creating/sharing multimedia
Tools covered: Prezi, SlideShare, YouTube.
- Current awareness
Tools covered: GoogleReader, citation and journal alerts, iTunesU
- Getting organised
Tools covered: Delicious, Zotero, Mendeley.
- Open Access
Tools covered: WRAP, Creative Commons, Open Access journals
Sign-up to take part at http://digitalresearcher.wikispaces.com/Registration