Tag Archives: social media

State Library of Queensland recruiting Digital Designer

(25 May 2018) As Digital Design Officer you will support the day to day marketing and promotion of SLQ and its programs through a range of activities. This role will also actively assist with exploring new communication channels, new audience bases and new ways to use more traditional forms of communication. Responsibilities expand across web, […]


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Scholars win Public Policy Research Fund for critical news literacy research

(4 May 2017) The Public Policy Research Fund of the Central Policy Unit, Hong Kong Baptist University has  awarded a grant of HK$492,982 to four HKBU scholars for their project entitled “Investigating Hong Kong Students’ Critical News Literacy in the Age of Social Media”. The cross-disciplinary research team comprises Dr Kelly Ku and Dr Lisa […]


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NTU hiring senior librarian for business library and for new media group

(2 December 2016) Nanyang Technological University Libraries invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in its Business Library.  The successful candidate will provide tailored professional services and information support to students and staff in the Banking & Finance Division by developing, managing and providing access to specialized information resources, and to ensure […]


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ASA task force issues report on evaluating public communication in tenure and promotion

(22 August 2016, Washington, DC) Increasingly, social scientists use multiple forms of communication to engage broader audiences with their research and contribute to solutions of the pressing problems of our time. Yet, in academia, it is unclear whether these efforts to communicate with the public should count when colleges and universities are evaluating scholars. To […]


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“A Case of Academic Social Networking Sites Usage in Malaysia” offered for free access

Is Academic Social Networking the New Wave of Student-Teacher Communication? (June 2016) Social networking tools have become an integral part of our daily lives. Recently, Academic Social Networking Sites (ASNS) have attracted global users, proving a useful tool for academic research activities. But there still seems to be some resistance among users as some researchers […]


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Social media in libraries

(26 August 2015) A recent paper by Taylor & Francis shows that over 70% of libraries surveyed are using social media tools, and 60% have had a social media account for three years or longer (with 30% of librarians posting at least daily), writes stephanielibrarystudies blog. The National Library of Australia is cited as a library that knows […]


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A LITA guide to marketing with social media

(16 December 2013, Chicago)   “Marketing with Social Media: A LITA Guide,” published by ALA TechSource, offers to-the-point advice for getting up to speed with the world of social media. Ideal for newbies ready to get serious about marketing with social media, as well as practitioners on the lookout for ways to improve existing efforts, this […]


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Survey shows that social media has graduated to academia

(7 June 2013) A new survey of colleges across Scotland shows that social media, and particularly YouTube, has firmly entered the learning environment as teaching and learning tools, with its use growing significantly year on year. In the 2012 ETNA (Enhanced Training Needs Analysis) survey, carried out by the Jisc Regional Support Centre (RSC) in […]


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Wiley trials alternative metrics on subscription and open access articles

(20 May 2013) John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has launched a trial of Altmetric, a service that tracks and measures the impact of scholarly articles and datasets on both traditional and social media. The six month trial will run on a number of subscription and open access journals published by Wiley including Advanced Materials, Angewandte […]


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HKBU co-organises Workshop on Social Media, Regulation and Freedom of Expression: A Comparative Perspective

(15 May 2013) The workshop “Social Media, Regulation and Freedom of Expression: A comparative perspective”, organised by the Department of Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University and the Centre for Journalism Studies at the Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) with the support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (Taiwan), will address the key […]


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