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Get Noticed: Managing your scholarly career in an age of metrics, social media, and open research is a Course

Get Noticed: Managing your scholarly career in an age of metrics, social media, and open research

Ended Jan 15, 2019
8.0 credits

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Tuesday, January 15
8:00am - 5:00pm
Newman 124 (Athenaeum)
Instructors: Ginny Pannabecker (vpannabe / vpannabe@vt.edu), Anita Walz (arwalz / arwalz@vt.edu), Philip Young (pyoung1 / pyoung1@vt.edu), Gail McMillan (gailmac / gailmac@vt.edu), Erin Smith (erinsmth / erinsmth@vt.edu), Peter Potter (pjp33 / pjp33@vt.edu), Corrine Guimont (gcorinne / gcorinne@vt.edu), Andi Ogier (alop / alop@vt.edu), Edward Lener (lener / lener@vt.edu), Rachel Miles (ramiles / ramiles@vt.edu) Inga Haugen (ihaugen / ihaugen@vt.edu)

Description:

This session is designed for busy faculty who want a jump-start in developing skills, mastering tools, and learning approaches related to sharing their work and extending their impact. VT librarians and publishing experts will present a variety of tools and methods to:

(1) Start out with sharing in mind - leverage your rights as an author; planning ahead for open; and tools for collaboration and projects;

(2) Share your work - publishing trends and venues; archiving and preservation options;

(3) Get Noticed - building and managing your online presence; posting, linking, and promoting your work;

(4) Demonstrate your impact - tools and methods to track and explore engagement with your work, and

(5) Tell your story - communicating the work you do.

Attendees will have the opportunity to set and refine individual goals for their workshop participation and beyond. Hands-on time and assistance will be included to make tangible progress in attendee-identified areas. Time will also be allocated for attendees to discuss common problems and solutions.

*Optional Pre-work or Post-work will be available for attendees to earn up to 4 additional NLI hours to make the 12-credits needed for NLI computer refresh*

Examples of Pre / Post Work Activities – info on participating in pre / post work options will be sent to registered participants 1 week in advance:

(a) Pre: Online Presence Inventory - 2 hours NLI credit

(b) Pre or Post: Commentary on a reading via Hypothes.is - 1 hour NLI credit per reading*

(c) Pre or Post: Create an ORCID profile with a bio, one or more publications, and additional content as desired - 1 hour NLI credit

(d) Pre or Post: Claim and begin to curate your Google Scholar profile - 1 hour NLI credit

(d) Post: Reflection on session and personal plan for next steps - 1 hour NLI credit

(e) Post: Develop 2-3 Tweets or other social media post drafts to communicate the work you do, targeting specific audiences

 

Workshop Outcomes:

(1) Start out with sharing in mind - identify options to leverage your rights as an author; plan ahead for open; and tools for collaboration and projects

(2) Share your work - explore publishing trends and venues; archiving and preservation options for data, publications, and other project components

(3) Get Noticed - discuss methods and platforms for: building and managing your online presence; posting, linking, and promoting your work

(4) Demonstrate your impact - try out tools and methods to track and explore engagement with your work

(5) Tell your story - develop your message to communicate the work you do


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