Social Media for the Social Sciences

Supporting the ALISS Web 2.0 workshop

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Social Media for the Social Sciences

This blog supports the ALISS Web 2.0 workshop at the University of Bristol.

Specifically the session on Social Media for the Social Sciences, by Paul Ayres, from Intute: Social Sciences who also produce the Intute Virtual Training Suite, a set of tutorials covering Internet research skills.

The slides from the presentation are available online and are also below:

It includes sections on

The links to all the websites mentioned in the presentation are available via Delicious.


The exercises are intended to let you get to grips with the various tools mentioned in the presentation. It is assumed that you will have access to a web-based email account to register for some of these services.

  • There is one exercise per service
  • Plus an advanced exercise for each
  • And a blog related exercise for each
  • You can start to add to your blog by following the rest of the exercises

… or you are welcome to explore the links available through this blog.


Written by Paul Ayres

March 18, 2009 at 12:37 pm

Posted in a welcome