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Digital Researcher Workshop 2012

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Developing your online presence

***This workshop has now finished; thank you to all the researchers who participated! This workshop may be run again in the future. We will keep you updated.***

This introductory workshop aims to engage you with the uses of social media in supporting your research. This takes place on Wednesday 21st of March between 1.30 and 4.30 pm

The LDC in collaboration with Lawbore will be leading this session. Your facilitators for the day will be Neal Sumner, Emily Allbon and Ajmal Sultany.

This hands on session will give you the opportunity to learn more about the use of Twitter and blogging for your research; how to make use social bookmarking and referencing tools to work more effectively; and the best practices for interacting in social networks such as academia.edu and Linkedin. 

The workshop will provide an introduction and hands-on support in using a range of digital tools to support the research process, and provides an opportunity to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of developing a digital presence for your research.

As such we would request you to bring your own preferred digital device to the session, which can include (but not limited to) smart phone, tablet, or laptop.

Register your attendance by filling out this short form. You will be contacted with a confirmation and further details.

If there are particular aspects or questions you would like to cover in the workshop then please send them our twitter account at @CityLDC. Alternatively, you can contact the Ajmal at ajmal@city.ac.uk

Please note that places will be limited to 30, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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