Social Scholar: 19 February – Using Social Media in Museums, Archives and Libraries

The next Social Scholar seminar will take place at 1pm on 19 February 2014 in room 246 (Senate House). This month we will be looking at how two different museums use social media and how this might be of interest to academics, archivists, librarians and other related staff members and students. We are delighted that we… Continue reading Social Scholar: 19 February – Using Social Media in Museums, Archives and Libraries

The ethics of Social Media publishing: a brief introduction for researchers

In December 2013 the Social Scholar looked into issues of ethics in regards to social media publishing. Anne Alexander (Cambridge) explored the dangers of ‘publishing’ online and suggested advice to avoid the potential pitfalls.  This ‘archive’ post summarises what Anne said, and contains the video footage. The video is available from the SAS website, YouTube, and iTunes.   

An Interview with Anne Alexander for the Social Scholar

The next FREE public lunchtime seminar session of the Social Scholar will be taking place in two days’ time (Wednesday 4th December, 1pm-2pm). For full details check out our previous blog post here [link].  In anticipation of what should prove an interesting and innovative discussion we asked this month’s speaker, Anne Alexander if she could… Continue reading An Interview with Anne Alexander for the Social Scholar

The Social Scholar Archive: Mark Carrigan sees blogs as a type of academic notebook to share

Mark Carrigan is a prolific blogger.  He’s just finishing off a part-time PhD in the Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick, but is also a research associate at the LSE’s Public Policy Group. He describes himself as a sociologist and an academic technologist.  In the second Social Scholar seminar Mark explained what use… Continue reading The Social Scholar Archive: Mark Carrigan sees blogs as a type of academic notebook to share

Social Scholar Forthcoming Event: The ethics of Social Media publishing: a brief introduction for researchers

The third FREE public lunchtime seminar of The Social Scholar will be held in room 246 of Senate House (University of London) at 1pm next Wednesday (4 December).  The seminar is open to all.  Here’s a brief run down of what you can expect.   Follow us on Twitter @SASNews using hashtag #socialscholar The ethics of Social… Continue reading Social Scholar Forthcoming Event: The ethics of Social Media publishing: a brief introduction for researchers