Using Social Media to Enhance the Visibility of Open Content

Open Access Week 2012
Brian Kelly will be giving a series of presentations across the UK during Open Access Week on how social media can be used to enhance the visibility of research papers hosted in institutional repositories.

The week begins with a 60-minute talk on “Open Practices for the Connected Researcher” which will take place on Tuesday 23 October at the University of Exeter as part of its series of Open Access Week events.

Brian will give a 30-minute talk entitled  “Open Practices and Social Media for the Connected Researcher“  on Thursday 25 October at the University of Salford as the featured invited presentation for the University’s celebrations for Open Access Week.

Finally Brian Kelly and Ross Mounce, a PhD student and Open Knowledge Foundation Panton Fellow at the University of Bath, will launch the social media programme for researchers with a 60-minute session entitled  “Open Access and Open Practices for Researchers“.

The slides to be used in the presentations will be available with a Creative Commons CC-BY licence. In addition the slides for the presentation at the University of Exeter are available on Slideshare.

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  1. Should be more open research papers available to the masses and not hoarded.

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