Social media produced by federal agencies could be arriving at an archive or federal repository near you, reveals a recent draft bulletin from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
Today we are excited to introduce a new version of AHA Today. We’ve simplified the design to make it easier to discover and share content and to follow the topics you care about. Here are just a few new features of the site:
- Related tags. Find topics related to the article you are reading.
- Shortened URLs. Generate a bit.ly link and share an article without leaving the page.
- Social media streaming in the comments. See what readers are saying about the article you are reading in the comments.
How is the web, particularly social media properties like Twitter, changing the way scholars communicate and form connections with each other? When I first started considering this question after the AHA annual meeting in New Orleans, I had been talking with bloggers and self-described “Twitterstorians” who had expressed concern over the lack of live-tweeting etiquette at conferences and meetings. Intrigued, we responded by crowdsourcing a “Dos and Don’ts of Live-Tweeting” list, but quickly realized that we needed to have a much broader conversation about ethical web practices and the future web environment for scholars.