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Social Media and Social Networking: the Media Zoo Workshop


The amazing Mobbs team delivered a useful session of the Graduate School Media Zoo workshop on Social Media and Social Networking in the research world on Thursday 4th Feb. Resources discussed with particular interest included netvibes - the personalised homepage site; delicious - for bookmarking webpages of interest; and RSS feeds - see the previous entry on this blog.

Attendees expressed interest in finding out more about specific technologies, so watch this space for details of new workshops on these topics coming up in the near future!

The next workshop, on Second Life: a virtual research environment will take place on Tues 23rd February at 4pm in the Graduate School Reading Room.

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