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Posthumous Posterous: the importance of the exit strategy

I this post I discuss the imminent closure of the Posterous blogging service, and the wider topic of what happens to your data when a tool you rely on is killed off (or, perhaps, you grow out of it and want to move elsewhere). I’ll take a look at the export options for various major online tools that researchers may be likely to use, and suggest a few things to check for when you’re starting out (or if you’re already knee-deep in published content).

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New Workshop: Follow research activity with social media

Graduate School WorkshopsKeeping up to date with the research activity of others in your field is crucial for all researchers.

This brand new workshop introduces ways to make the information you need come straight to you! Even if you already use social media, this session will introduce you to alerting services, RSS feeds and research relevant websites which you can quickly and easily monitor without hassle.

Highly relevant and extremely valuable workshop for all research students.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 from 16:00 to 18:00

T-Pod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus, University of Northampton

Book at http://socmedia2nov12.eventbrite.co.uk/