While raising ethical concerns, monitoring Twitter and other social media may anticipate disease outbreaks faster than traditional data-gathering methods.
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Join us for a “Keeping Current with Social Media” workshop, Friday, 4/6/12
Dr. Margaret “Meg” Chisolm is an advocate for use of Twitter in demystifying psychiatry, and connecting with patients. She is conducting a pilot study on using it in med school.
Social media can be a powerful tool in research. We offer a few examples, and links to the thoughts of other bloggers.
The prevalence and use of social media is expanding with Facebook being the most popular such site. How should libraries respond to this? EHSL offers some thoughts on our experience in this area.
A sampling of the content found by searching Twitter topic “#healthliteracy”.
Today the Utah State Library offered a two-hour presentation on “Social Media and the Law” by Randy Dryer, a social media attorney, which I attended. At the beginning of his talk, he asked how many libraries had a social media policy. Only a handful, including myself, raised their hands. Dryer then went on to briefly …Read More »