Social Media for Scientists: Video Resources for Life Science Researchers

Social media phenomenon is truly taking off. You are clearly seeing this today with the Iran election protests coverage.

If you are a researcher today, you need to be connected with the rise of this form of publishing via Twitter, FriendFeed, YouTube, TED.com, Jove.com (Journal of Visualized Experiments), SciVee.tv, etc.

Now clearly information is going to be dispersed across various different websites and services catering to a niche area of research. Traditional publishers need to recognize this trend, support it and get into the business of being the curator of all this information.

Also check this out (post linked to below)

there are an increasing number of video sites and resources for scientists. They range from visualized experiments, to reviews of current research and events, to wacky and fun ‘kitchen science’

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