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669. Social Media and Scholarship: The State of Middle-State Publishing

Tuesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Beacon A, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Alexander Reid, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

Speakers: Heather Duncan, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York; Matthew K. Gold, New York City Coll. of Tech., City Univ. of New York; Eileen Joy, Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville; Richard E. Miller, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick; Daniel Schweitzer, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

Responding: Alexander Reid

For brief statements, visit alex-reid.net after 15 Dec.

Session Description:

As our profession seeks to understand electronic publishing, the emergence of middle-state publishing (e.g., blogs, Twitter) adds another layer of complexity to the issue. The roundtable participants will discuss their use of social media for scholarship and how middle-state publishing alters scholarly work and the ethical and professional concerns that arise.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • The Profession – Research and Bibliography

  • The Profession – Publishing and Editing

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