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Altmetrics & Academic Social Media: Research Workflow & Networked Scholarship

Creating a Research Workflow

There is definitely a need for users to manage multiple accounts for different tasks when creating a research workflow.

Quick Activity:

Use (or your favorite mindmapping tool) to draw your workflow.

Networked Participatory Scholarship

Networked Participatory Scholarship defined:

"Scholars’ participation in online social networks to share, reflect upon, critique, improve, validate, and otherwise develop their scholarship." (Veletsianos & Kimmons, 2011)

A Representation of a Personal Research Portal by Israel Peña-López

Academic scholarly social media tools are being incorporated into faculty and student personal research environments & workflows.

In this research/learning model, users collect, organize & evaluate information drawn from different information streams as well as creating their own virtual presences &  “exporting” their scholarly output

Citation: Peña-López, I. (2010) “The Workings of a Personal Learning Environment (I): the infrastructure” In ICTlogy, #83, August 2010. Barcelona: ICTlogy.

Content from Dr. Peña-López's blog is posted under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 license.

VIDEO: The research workflow revolution: the impact of Web 2.0 and emerging social networking tools

2011 talk by Bill Russell, Communications Director of Emerald Publishing.