Hack the Research Process: Social Media Tools and Mobile Apps for Research and Publishing

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  1. 1. Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis Digital Initiatives, Cataloguing & Metadata Services Librarian The Alma Jordan Library The University of theWest Indies St. Augustine,Trinidad andTobago E-mail: Cheryl.Peltier-Davis@sta.uwi.edu Twitter:@cdtrini Blog: http://cybrariansweb.com Hack the Research Process: Social MediaTools and MobileApps For Research and Publishing Internet Librarian International (London) October 19, 2016
  2. 2. The University of the West Indies Overview Research Cycle Social MediaTools & Mobile Apps Toolkit for Research and Publishing
  3. 3. Established in 1948,TheUWI is the largest and longest standing higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean http://www.uwi.edu/index.asp
  4. 4. https://libraries.sta.uwi.edu/ajl
  5. 5. https://libraries.sta.uwi.edu/ajl/index.php/caribbean-resources/special- collections
  6. 6. Source:The UWICampus Libraries
  7. 7. Social MediaTools & Mobile Apps to Support Research Cycle & Publishing Source: http://socialknow-how.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/toolbox1.png
  8. 8. Popplet Google Alerts GoogleTrends UWIRD LinkedIn Google Scholar Coursera Microsoft Office Online Openoffice.org Google Docs Kickstarter
  9. 9. Google Alerts ( https://www.google.com/alerts Customize alerts by frequency, source, language, region, no. of alerts received per day, delivery destination and time of notifications.
  10. 10. UWIRD http://apps.uwi.edu/uwird/?tm=dft
  11. 11. Google Scholar https://scholar.google.com
  12. 12. Coursera https://www.coursera.org
  13. 13. Google Docs https://www.google.tt/docs/about
  14. 14. Kickstarter Indiegogo Fundly https://www.kickstarter.com Grow a perfect organic crop with 90% less water, no pesticides, no bugs, no weeds, year round, and 4X faster! Goal US $2,000 Goal achieved October 2016: 21 pledges received
  15. 15. Manage Data Dropbox (file storage, syncing, sharing, 2 GB free) Google Drive (file storage, syncing, sharing, 15 GB free) Review Primary/Secondary Resources (in-depth knowledge of topic) Academia.edu (platform for academics to share research papers, 43 million members) ResearchGate (professional network for scientists to share research and collaborate, 10 million members) Open Access Journals (Directory of Open Access Journals DOAJ) Diigo/FlipBoard/Pinterest/Evernote (Curation Tools) Citation Management (Mendeley, Zotero)
  16. 16. Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com
  17. 17. ResearchGate https://www.researchgate.net
  18. 18. Evernote (data curation) https://evernote.com
  19. 19. Mendeley (citation management) https://www.mendeley.com
  20. 20. ORCID ID Amazon CreateSpace Lulu Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing Press Caribbean Library Journal UWISpace Facebook Instagram Twitter WordPress CuePrompter Prezi Slideshare Figshare Skype YouTube Creative Commons License
  21. 21. ORCID https://orcid.org/register http://orcid.org/
  22. 22. Project Gutenberg Self Publishing Press www.self.gutenberg.org
  23. 23. UWISpace (open access publishing) http://uwispace.sta.uwi.edu/dspace
  24. 24. Facebook (promotion) www.facebook.com
  25. 25. Twitter http://twitter.com
  26. 26. WordPress.com (promotion) www.wordpress.com
  27. 27. Infographics Easel.ly Creately Piktochart Source: Leverage New Age Media (blog) http://bit.ly/1NX0QZa
  28. 28. Creative Commons License (protect copyright) License Chooser https://creativecommons.org CCL License Chooser
  29. 29. UWISpace (archiving/preservation) http://uwispace.sta.uwi.edu/dspace
  30. 30. Social MediaTools and Mobile Apps Evaluation & Review
  31. 31. Diigo/Scoop.it/Storify (curation tools) Doodle (scheduling tool) Survey Monkey /Polldaddy/Poll Everywhere (real time audience response mobile apps) TED - Technology, Entertainment, Design (global conferences/idea sharing) Wolfram|Alpha (computational knowledge engine) Zotero (citation management tool)
  32. 32. ThankYou! Cheryl.Peltier-Davis@sta.uwi.edu @cdtrini http://cybrariansweb.com