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Thursday, November 3 • 3:35pm - 4:15pm
Why We Blog - Reshaping Research, Captivating Tales from Academic Bloggers

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Hear firsthand from ACI Scholarly Blog Index authors, leading academics in their field, on why they blog and the value and importance blogging plays in their academic role and scholarly communication. Blogging and microblogging enable new forms of interaction between authors and their readers. The next generation of college students are Internet savvy, but not all are information literate. How do faculty and librarians bridge students' information gaps and teach them information skills, beyond tweeting and texting, to think critically and be successful? Scholarly blogs are part of the solution and an aid to reshaping approaches to research. Panelists share background stories and insights on academic blogging.

Moderators
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Pat Sabosik

General Manager, ACI Scholarly Blog Index, ACI Information Group
Blogs, blogs, blogs! As the General Manager of the ACI Scholarly Blog Index I talk with faculty bloggers and librarians every day about the increasing importance of scholarly blogs in the chain of scholarly communication and as a discovery service for new research, scholarship, and academic trends. | I'm a former publisher and enjoy seeing how the world of scholarly blogs is unfolding on the academic landscape and also how ACI plays a role... Read More →

Speakers
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Chris Erdmann

Chief Strategist for Research Collaboration, North Carolina State University
avatar for Thomas Nadelhoffer

Thomas Nadelhoffer

Associate Professor of Philosophy, College of Charleston
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W. William Woolsey

Associate Professor of Economics, The Citadel



Thursday November 3, 2016 3:35pm - 4:15pm
Salon II, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401