Transcript of Blogs, Twitter, wikis and other web-based tools
Blogs,Twitter, wikis and other web-based tools and technologies: opening workshop, 27th May 2011 Impact on your career? Who are you online? Why should you be online? Question 1: What is my purpose in using this type of tool or technology? Question 2: What type of content will I be publishing using this type of tool/technology? Question 3: Who is my intended audience? Question 4: Should I be using this tool/technology only for personal reasons? Question 5: What are the types of security/privacy settings for this tool/technology? Question 6: If this tool/technology does not permit security/privacy settings, is it appropriate for my purpose? Question 7: Will other people I work with be comfortable if I use this tool/technology to communicate my work? Question 8: If I want to be anonymous how will I protect my identity from being discovered? Question 9: If a potential/current employer found this content, what would s/he think of my work? Question 10: How will I protect the content I have posted so that other people do not misuse it? Question 11: If I am commenting on/responding to someone else's content, what impact could that have? Question 12: How can I ensure that I keep my identity linked to my other online activities, and that it is not confused with someone else? Question 13: Do I want to keep my professional profile separate from my personal profile? IPR and copyright: tips this is guidance, not legal advice 1. Link to other people's content, don't copy it into your content 2. Keep a copy of agreements from publishers on file 3. If confidential/unpublished/restricted data, check with supervisor/ethics committee before posting 4. Use CC licences to give permission of re-use. Consult IPR team if you want to give data re-use permissions. 5. Consider the reliability of hosting service, and ensure you have back-ups of all content 6. Be cautious about how much personal data you share publicly on any social media site 7. Display procedure for handling complaints about your content, and monitor comments/other people's posts 8. Don't post content that could cause you or another person embarrassment, commercial loss or distress. Employers check social media sites . . . Why use social media for research communication and collaboration? Knowledge Opportunities Innovation Debate Networking Employment Publishing Public communication How will people know who I am? Author identifier schemes http://vimeo.com/24042646 http://www.jisc.ac.uk/news/stories/2008/12/web2rights.aspx DiscussionFull transcript
a.Where can you be found online now?
b.What are your concerns about online identity?
c. What could you do to protect yourself? By the end of the workshop, you should:
have set up a blog
be able to identify legal and ethical
issues relating to online communication
understand the impact of creating an online identity on your career
know how to set up an online research identity, using an author identifier scheme (ResearcherID)