Tag Archives: Twitter

September MashDMU meeting

The September MashDMU meeting took place on Monday 17th September when a select number of colleagues gathered. Lynne provided an overview of the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group conference (CIG12) (reported in more detail on her blog). After the alphabet soup … Continue reading

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Revisiting Lanyrd

Lanyrd – the social conference directory – was introduced by Mitchell  at the very first #MashDMU meeting. I have been using it quite a lot recently, so I thought it was worth posting a reminder. Lanyrd enables you to: Identify … Continue reading

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Study on how to make your tweets more trustworthy

Mashable have blogged about a study, conducted by researchers from Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon University, which looks at  how to boost the credibility of your tweets and encourage people to take them more seriously.  One factor is whether the author … Continue reading

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Twit Amore

Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes Twit Amore http://twitamore.com/ – a tool to help you identify true love from your Twitter interactions…. Or maybe not! It is less a case of “Who do you love on Twitter?” and more “Who … Continue reading

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New resources via Phil Bradley

At today’s #MashDMU meeting, I presented a selection of resources included in a presentation given by Phil Bradley at Internet Librarian International 2011. The full presentation (with links to all the resources discussed), Phil’s latest discoveries, is available on Slideshare. … Continue reading

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Merry #ChrisMash

#ChrisMash was a half-day Mashed Libraries event held in London on Saturday 3rd December, organised by Gary Green & Richard Hawkins.  Although no DMU Library collegues were able to attend, the #ChrisMash blog documents what happened before, during and after … Continue reading

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Twapper Keeper: going, going….. (almost gone)

Twapper Keeper, a tweet-archiving utility discussed at one of our early meetings, is being shut down. It has been widely used within the UK’s HE sector – particularly for archiving tweets containing event hashtags at events aimed at the developer, … Continue reading

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Twitter becomes new frontier for data analytics

Research into measuring the influence of tweets has led to speculation about the use of tweet data analysis to predict the future.  In an article entitled Can watching Twitter trends help predict the future?, Mathew Ingram reports on analysts’ efforts to … Continue reading

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Twitter Tool: TwapperKeeper

Just created an archive of #MashDMU tweets using TwapperKeeper. TwapperKeeper allows users to archive tweets by hashtag, keywords, or person to easily share with others. Tweet

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Hashtags and Lanyrd

At Tuesday’s Lunchtime #MashDMU‘s meeting, after introducing Analogue Twitter, I talked about the use of hashtags, particularly to follow events.  I referred to What Are Hashtags (“#” Symbols)? and http://hashtags.org/. I then logged on to the social conference directory Lanyrd, … Continue reading

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Analogue tweets

And here are the analogue tweets from our analogue Twitter session: 12.00 Thank goodness I am going to learn about hash tags! 12.15 One hashtag to follow #savelibraries 12.20 Gosh, Lanyrd, something I know about already! 12.23 So that’s how … Continue reading

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Analogue Twitter

At yesterday’s Lunchtime #mashDMU, I introduced colleagues to analogue (or paper) tweets.  This is a concept I saw demonstrated at a conference last year by Timothy Collinson of the University of Portsmouth Library.  Using his template, I distributed  strips of … Continue reading

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