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A scientific collaboration tool built on the facebook platform

Steven D Bedrick, Dean F Sittig
2008 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
We describe an application ("Medline Publications")written for the Facebook platform that allows users to maintain and publish a list of their own Medline-indexed publications, as well as easily access  ...  Furthermore, the system has the capability to present the user with sets of other users with similar publication profiles.  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge the beta-testing help of David Dorr, Adam Wright, and Joshua Richardson. This work was funded in part by NLM Training Grant T15LM007088.  ... 
pmid:18999247 pmcid:PMC2656030 fatcat:nrfwnp6gzjb4zjwsngbbf2tbhe

Does Your Lab Use Social Media?: Sharing Three Years of Experience in Science Communication

A. K. Pavlov, A. Meyer, A. Rösel, L. Cohen, J. King, P. Itkin, J. Negrel, S. Gerland, S. R. Hudson, P. A. Dodd, L. de Steur, S. Mathisen (+2 others)
2018 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
We thank the staff of the World Meteorological Organization and the National Geographic for collaborations. The @oceanseaicenpi initiative was supported by the Fram Centre (TRIMODAL project)  ...  We also thank the communications department at NPI for their support and encouragement. We thank the many photographers who have contributed with photos and stories.  ...  Both Twitter and Instagram platforms were initially chosen for the @oceanseaicenpi initiative, while a Facebook account was created a few months later (see the section titled "Our tools").  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-17-0195.1 fatcat:miec3mnppzhm7b5lc75szr2ixq

New tools for a new age: An evolution or revolution in higher education?

Roslyn Gleadow, Melissa Honeydew, Allie Ford, Bronwyn Isaac, Kirsti Abbott
2015 F1000Research  
In this paper we describe how digital technologies can be used to enhance collaboration and student engagement in a large, multicampus undergraduate science unit.  ...  Four innovations developed and implemented over a period of eight years are described: use of electronic whiteboards, on-line discussion forums, social media and blogs.  ...  We also acknowledge the support of the Faculty of Science, eEducation, eSolutions and the Faculty of Science at the Clayton campus, and the School of Science in Malaysia for renovating our teaching spaces  ... 
doi:10.12688/f1000research.7533.1 pmid:26925225 pmcid:PMC4712776 fatcat:asw53jit3rbsnca3wh56hit634

Adopt a Bacterium – an active and collaborative learning experience in microbiology based on social media

Marco Aurélio Floriano Piantola, Ana Carolina Ramos Moreno, Heloísa Alonso Matielo, Natalia Pasternak Taschner, Rafael Ciro Marques Cavalcante, Samia Khan, Rita de Cássia Café Ferreira
2018 Brazilian Journal of Microbiology  
The formative assessment is based on posting information on Facebook ® , and the summative assessment involves presentation of seminars about the adopted theme.  ...  network as a tool in Microbiology undergraduate education, improving student learning and encouraging students to participate in collaborative learning.  ...  Acknowledgements To students of biomedical and health sciences (2014/2015), that participated in the research. To teachers, postdoc fellows and graduate students who collaborated with this project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bjm.2018.04.005 pmid:29728341 pmcid:PMC6175964 fatcat:mzyjshhqvvamjn6hygsddjensi

Facebook's Potential for Collaborative e-Learning

Francesc Llorens Cerdà, Neus Capdeferro Planas
2011 Revista de Universidad y Sociedad del Conocimiento  
Social networking sites are platforms that facilitate information sharing, interaction and collaboration among their users.  ...  Today, Facebook ( is probably the most palpable example of environments known as 'social networks' or 'Web 2.0' .  ...  out and the conclusions drawn by the group. o Performing an assessment of the platform and a self-assessment of the group's work, specifically developing a tool for assessing the collaborative environment  ... 
doi:10.7238/rusc.v8i2.963 fatcat:yy53vzvjqndornmig2z4qhy3wy

Social Awareness Tools For Science Research

Tamara M. McMahon, James E. Powell, Matthew Hopkins, Daniel A. Alcazar, Laniece E. Miller, Linn Collins, Ketan K. Mane
2012 D-Lib Magazine  
As a result, an element of trust exists for the user within social networking tools, and recommendations and collaborations are built upon this trust.  ...  Social networking tools, on the other hand, rely much more extensively on the human element, such as "friending" someone on Facebook, sending a tweet on Twitter, or adding someone to a Google+ circle.  ... 
doi:10.1045/march2012-mcmahon fatcat:rrnxh6x6x5fyjgntpffia5c3de

Social Media: A Tool for Open Innovation

Matthew Mount, Marian Garcia Martinez
2014 California Management Review  
Utilizing a multiple case study design, this article examines its application across the entire innovation process.  ...  It proposes a range of organizational and technological adaptations that managers can implement to ensure they realize the innovative benefits of social media application. (  ...  Users accessed the Codigital platform to openly collaborate, edit, and vote on each other's ideas.  ... 
doi:10.1525/cmr.2014.56.4.124 fatcat:tzcp47un2nfxzpbxlxpo5pe4oi

Social learning environments

Juan Carlos Torres-Diaz, Hector Gomez, Susana Arias, Alfonso Infante Moro, Carlos de Castro Lozano, Silvia Torres
2015 2015 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL)  
The plug-in is a piece of software built to provide the moodle platform with possibilities of facebook-style comments.  ...  this article presents a new training model that uses social networks integrated in a Moodle environment through a plug-in called Glesone.  ...  This tool at a later stage evolved, and Moodle´s appearance changed to a tool which looks similar to that of the social network Facebook.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icl.2015.7317992 fatcat:2jycn2h4tzaajclbtoi3kwsrxe

Creating health awareness: a social media enabled collaboration

Liette Lapointe, Jui Ramaprasad, Isabelle Vedel
2014 Health and Technology  
In healthcare, the context we study here, information dissemination is a key mechanism of creating awareness, a crucial factor in the early detection and prevention of diseases.  ...  In particular, we use a multiple case study analysis to examine how individuals and organizations use social media to collaborate to promote such awareness.  ...  We would like to thank the anonymous reviewer who suggested an conceptualized a version of Fig. 2 . Conflict of interest The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12553-013-0068-1 fatcat:7shkvxnxxrfqxkmqbhsaarlzsm

genSpace: Exploring social networking metaphors for knowledge sharing and scientific collaborative work

Christian Murphy, Swapneel Sheth, Gail Kaiser, Lauren Wilcox
2008 2008 23rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering - Workshops  
Biology & Bioinformatics to enable collaboration and communities Many computational biologists use geWorkbench, a platform for analysis and visualization tools for integrated genomics geWorkbench  ...  on what tools were previously used Expert Finder: identifies genSpace members who appear to be experts in using geWorkbench, a particular analysis tool, or a set of tools .  ...  Conclusion We have presented an approach to knowledge sharing that is based on social networking metaphors We have also presented an implementation called genSpace, built on the geWorkbench platform for  ... 
doi:10.1109/asew.2008.4686308 dblp:conf/kbse/MurphySKW08 fatcat:7xt3nn7t5bcw7phyt6y5rmen74

Social Networking Tools for Research scholars : An Overview [article]

Issac Arputharaj
2016 Figshare  
The use of social networks is a growing phenomenon, being increasingly important in both private and academic life. Social networks are used as tools to enable users to have social interaction.  ...  Social networking tools, reinforced by proliferation and advances in portable computing and wireless technologies have reshaped how information is produced, communicated, and consumed.  ...  It enhances the research of data via the Polaris platforms, and serves a community of 500,000 members with more than 30 million scientific publications from all over world repositories and publisher databases  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3394918 fatcat:yexxu7bofja47k6z7brahkimaa

Promoción del c-learning a través del uso de herramientas, software y entornos virtuales

Cristina Castillo Rodríguez, Sonia Ríos Moyano
2014 Historia y Comunicación Social  
In this paper a classification of certain tools and environments will be proposed so as to promote the acquisition of contents related to subjects of several disciplines as well as to foster a collaborative  ...  Collaboration in the teaching-learning process has increased more and more in the education environment.  ...  based on collaboration thanks to the use of Web 2.0 tools.  ... 
doi:10.5209/rev_hics.2013.v18.44330 fatcat:i3cicj7pxraxzdgxlnrcpomlae

Website Development - Website Development

Martin Tamke, Mette Ramsgard Thomsen, Ditte Dahl, Mathilde Marengo
2016 Zenodo  
web-based platforms including their planning and execution ● Chapter 3 - A report on the first 6 months achievements of the Innochain web based dissemination activities.  ...  and the individual ESR research projects to a broad public audience, the industry partners and other interested parties ● Social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook The aim of this  ...  Time frame The Innochain web based platforms have been built up in a two phase system.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3948494 fatcat:d4342shdkzhhnatnyj6ssicdlu

microBEnet: Lessons Learned from Building an Interdisciplinary Scientific Community in the Online Sphere

Holly M. Bik, David A. Coil, Jonathan A. Eisen
2014 PLoS Biology  
Leveraging social media to encourage communication and collaboration These activities have targeted audiences in three main categories: Facebook: The microBEnet Facebook page currently has 80 likes and  ...  After evaluating a few systems, we chose to focus our efforts on the Mendeley platform (see http:// microbiology-of-the-built-environment/), despite some dissatisfaction  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001884 pmid:24937755 pmcid:PMC4060986 fatcat:ahwutivx45bnjbd25nzxdzrd2a

Collaborative eResearch in a Social Cloud

Ashfag M. Thaufeeg, Kris Bubendorfer, Kyle Chard
2011 2011 IEEE Seventh International Conference on eScience  
For scientific projects which require large computing resources, one useful aspect of collaboration is the sharing of computing resources among project members.  ...  This paper introduces a framework for Social Cloud computing with a view towards collaboration and resource sharing within a scientific community.  ...  These diverse scientific platforms highlight the types of collaborative scientific scenarios possible in social networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/escience.2011.39 dblp:conf/eScience/ThaufeegBC11 fatcat:7v2euepj2zb4ldwwygqdbnai4a
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