Altmetrics : The Tools

I gave a brief introduction on altmetrics or alternative metrics in a earlier posting and shared some literature talking about altmetrics as a metric for measuring research impact via social media mentions. But altmetrics is more than just social media mentions, it...

3 Video Editing Apps

Recently, I was asked to conduct a workshop on creating video and my immediate response was “I thought anyone is able to create a video using his/her mobile phone”. As mobile apps become more powerful and functional, so are video taking and editing apps....

Social Data for Research

A few months back, Twitter offered 6 research institutions access to their public and historical data under their #DataGrants program.  More than 1,300 proposals from over 60 countries were submitted.  With more than 500 million tweets per day, twitter data offers a...

Can I Use that Picture?

Can I use that picture? – This should be the question we should be asking before using any image for our presentation, blog posts, publication or other commercial or noncommerical purposes. With the Internet today, you can easily obtain images from websites,...
Skip to toolbar