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30th June 2017

Using social media to promote ornithological research and contribute to published articles’ altmetrics

Posted in: Altmetric, altmetrics, Facebook, Journal, journal metrics, scicomm, science communication, social media, Twitter

You can help drive your own articles’ altmetrics

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28th June 2017

The BOU – a personal perspective from the US

Posted in: BOU, BOU series, Community, IBIS, People, scicomm, social media, Twitter

The BOU educates and motivates members to engage with others

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13th December 2016

Conference tweeting: what is it good for?

Posted in: Conferences, scicomm, social media, Twitter

Can we do better as presenters and hosts to maximise our conference outreach?

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2nd March 2016

The #ornithology tag on Twitter

Posted in: hashtags, News, scicomm, science communication, social media, Twitter

Steve Dudley BOU   When @IBIS_journal wanted to group its science content tweets, and encourage others to share their avian science tweets with us and others, we looked at the various options and the various hashtags already being used. We soon disregarded the #bird and #birds tags as far too general and science tweets would […]

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31st August 2015

Social media – bringing it all together

Posted in: blog, blogging, communications, Facebook, scicomm, science communication, social media, Twitter

What you need to know about social media

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