Social media – bringing it all together
Over the last couple of years the BOU’s Steve Dudley has blogged on various aspects of social media, how researchers can get more from it for their research and career development and building a global online ornithological community. Here we bring all these articles together and will continue to add new items as and when they are posted.
#TheTweetingBird: Using science communication via social media to benefit your research and your career
Altmetrics: what are they good for? Do altmetrics contribute to citation rates in ornithology? | Tom Finch, Nina O’Hanlon and Steve Dudley’s AOSSCO17 poster
Using social media to promote ornithological research and contribute to published articles’ altmetrics
Making social media and the web work for you
How social are ornithologists? – Steve Dudley & Jen Smart’s IBIS paper
How social are ornithologists? – Steve Dudley & Jen Smart’s NAOC2016 poster
Let the BOU work for YOU . . altmetrics
Let the BOU work for YOU . . with blogging
Let the BOU work for YOU . . on social media
Social media is relevant to your research
The role of social media in ornithology – presentations from the BOU’s and RSPB Science’s #EOU2015 Round Table
The benefits of blogging about your research
What is Altmetric?
Twitter #masterclass 1 – #hashtags and retweeting
Twitter #masterclass 2 – Ditch those auto generated tweets!
Twitter #masterclass 3 – editing and structuring your tweets
Twitter #masterclass 4 – organise your incoming tweets
Twitter #masterclass 5 – Content is everything – even with only 140 characters
Twitter #masterclass 6 – #hashtag best practice
Twitter #masterclass 7 – Tweeting images – best practice
Twitter #masterclass 8 – Conference tweeting
Twitter #masterclass 9 – Twitter basics 1: terminology
Twitter #masterclass 10 – Twitter basics 2: replying to tweets
Twitter #masterclass 11 – Twitter basics 3: replying to tweets
Twitter #masterclass 12 – best practices
Which social media platform?
Conference tweeting: what is it good for?
What do you mean you ‘don’t know how to optimize your paper for SEO?!’
Twitter – building an online ornithological community
The global ornithological online community
Ornithological Twitterati, Tweetie-pies and #birdieluv
About the author
Steve Dudley, the BOU’s Senior Administrator of 17 years, is responsible for social media and communications.
Blog posts express the views of the individual author(s) and not those of the BOU.
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