We’re coming round to our annual assessment here at AoBBlog. Spurred by JSTOR Plants and their blog post on Social Media we’re sharing our thoughts. And if you have better thoughts we’d welcome them as a comment on this post. In our case we have three social networks we target: Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Facebook [...]
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Social media: A free guide for researchers – download a copy and send it to a colleague.
The social web isn’t just limited to blogs, Facebook and Twitter. Slideshare is a great place to look for presentations on all sorts of things. I’ve been particularly impressed by this presentation about how to give a PowerPoint presentation. STEAL THIS PRESENTATION! View more presentations from @JESSEDEE.
There’s thoughtful post up at Civil War Memory by Kevin Levin, Can You Afford Not To Use Social Media? Some of his thoughts are similar to discussions we had about what would be possible with AoB Blog. Some less so. Firstly Kevin Levin is very upfront about the importance of communication through social media. The [...]
At the suggestion of Alan Cann and AoB’s managing editor David Frost I’ve been working on a new section for the website. Up on the menu bar above there should be a Bibliographies option. It’s part of our move into Mendeley. Mendeley is a desktop application and website that helps with research support. On the [...]
MJMobbs has a demonstration of something you will be seeing more of in the future. Augmented reality is now easier to create with EZFlar. Clearly augmented reality is going to be a huge disappointment if it means dragging reality in front of your desktop webcam. However, mobile devices capable of playing similar files will become [...]
Emailing large files can be a pain. There’s often a size limit on the file you can send out and another on the mailbox receiving the email. If the recipient has a limited size for the inbox, then sending a big file could fill up the account causing other emails to bounce. So how do [...]