Category Archives: social media

Pinterest: cupcakes, and… careers?

Lately I have been experimenting with how Pinterest could be used for our Careers service. Pinterest is the hot new social networking trend, with a reputation for content mostly including cupcakes, recipes, and home interiors. Participants “pin” images they find/like from across the web onto “boards” … Continue reading

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Academic social-networking tools

I attended an in-house best practice session on academic social-networking tools, including Postgraduate Toolbox; Research Gate; and Academia.edu, as i was interested to see how they could be useful for our postgrad students looking for a career.   Postgraduate Toolbox: provides … Continue reading

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Thing 4, or, I am a completist, this can only end badly

Current awareness: Twitter, RSS, and Pushnote Twitter and RSS feeds: I joined twitter way back in September 2007, to use the then widget as a cool way of embedding quotes into myspace, haha.  I started to use it a bit … Continue reading

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