[LISdocstudents] LISdocstudents Digest, Vol 5, Issue 1

Jeffrey DiScala jeffdiscala at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 16:55:16 EDT 2013


I use Mendeley for now, and I like it well enough. (I also use it as a
citation manager and for annotations, so that makes it doubly useful.
Eventually I plan to create a more in-depth website for myself outside of
Mendeley, but all in good time.

http://www.mendeley.com/profiles/jeffrey-discala/

Jeff


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> Hello everyone,
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>
> I'm just thinking about setting up a website that can hold my CV, a list of
> publications, research areas etc.
> I realise that most institutions will have a research profile for their
> students or academic staff hosted on their site, but when you leave that
> organisation, it's gone.
>
> So I'm wondering if
> a.) Any of you have personal academic sites?
> b.) Do you use sites such as Academia.edu or Mendeley to create a
> profile/network?
> c.) Can you recommend a platform to use to set up a personal research site?
>  (Google sites? Something else?)
>
> What's the overall consensus on personal research/academic websites?  Is it
> worthwhile to set one up?
>
> Also, wondering about the use of ePortfolio tools... my University's
> careers office has one they are recommending to students.  It seems like a
> lot of work to set up and enter all the details... is it worthwhile?
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>
> Thanks for your feedback!
>
> Cheers,
> Nicole
> School of Information Management
> Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
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> From: Nancy Poole <nkpoole at uncg.edu>
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> Hi Nicole - I do not have a professional site up yet - but have several
> others (Medieval Mss etc) - and use WordPress. Free and easy to use.
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> Cheers
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> Nancy Poole
> Greensboro, NC
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> On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 8:16 PM, nicole marie gaston <
> nicolemgaston at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> >
> > I'm just thinking about setting up a website that can hold my CV, a list
> > of publications, research areas etc.
> > I realise that most institutions will have a research profile for their
> > students or academic staff hosted on their site, but when you leave that
> > organisation, it's gone.
> >
> > So I'm wondering if
> > a.) Any of you have personal academic sites?
> > b.) Do you use sites such as Academia.edu or Mendeley to create a
> > profile/network?
> > c.) Can you recommend a platform to use to set up a personal research
> > site?  (Google sites? Something else?)
> >
> > What's the overall consensus on personal research/academic websites?  Is
> > it worthwhile to set one up?
> >
> > Also, wondering about the use of ePortfolio tools... my University's
> > careers office has one they are recommending to students.  It seems like
> a
> > lot of work to set up and enter all the details... is it worthwhile?
> >
> >
> > Thanks for your feedback!
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Nicole
> > School of Information Management
> > Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
> >
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-- 
Jeffrey DiScala
PhD Candidate
iSchool, University of Maryland
jeffdiscala at gmail.com; discala at umd.edu
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