With the advent of Social Media, well established principles of scholarly communication are changing dramatically. Science 2.0, Hamburg, 26–27 March 2014 will investigate how Social Media will change research and publication processes with a opening presentation by David Nicholas Trustworthiness and the role of social media in scholarly communications
Trust, Impacts and Workflows is the theme for the second morning of the UKSG conference and exhibition, Harrogate, 14–16th April 2014. The session will open with David Nicholas and Carol Tenopir of the University of Tennessee presenting the results of research sponsored by the Sloan Foundation: Trust and authority in scholarly communications in the light of the digital transition
Victorian Professions will be a dynamic collective biography of professional people found in the 1851 census. This prosopographical database will sample around 20,000 people, their antecedents and descendants, in eight towns harvested from a variety of sources, including public interaction with the project's own website.
In addition to data collection, the project will also review its methodology and usage. CIBER Research will be contributing by providing web analytics advice and research; in particular we will be evaluating the suitability of Universal Analytics and Tag Manager for non-profit and scholarly usage studies.
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