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Social Media for Academics

Social Media for Academics

By: Diane Rasmussen Neal

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2012

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This book provides an overview of social media technologies in the context of practical implementation for academics, guided by applied research findings, current best practices, and the author’s successful experiences with using social media in academic settings. It also provides academics with sensible and easy strategies for implementing a wide spectrum of social media and related technologies - such as blogs, wikis, Facebook, and various Google tools for professional, teaching, and research endeavours. No other book exists that assists academics in learning how to use social media...

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Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0

Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0

By: Tara Brabazon

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 25-APR-2012

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Digital Dialogue and Community 2.0: After avatars, trolls and puppets explores the communities that use digital platforms, portals, and applications from daily life to build relationships beyond geographical locality and family links. The book provides detailed analyses of how technology realigns the boundaries between connection, consciousness and community. This book reveals that alongside every engaged, nurturing and supportive group are those who are excluded, marginalised, ridiculed, or forgotten. It explores the argument that community is not an inevitable result of communication....

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Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media

Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media

By: Cornelis Reiman

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

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Social media has an increasing role in the public and private world. This raises socio-political and legal issues in the corporate and academic spheres. Public Interest and Private Rights in Social Media provides insight into the use, impact and future of social media. The contributors provide guidance on social media and society, particularly the use of social media in the corporate sector and academia, the rising influence of social media in public and political opinion making, and the legal implications of social media. The Editor brings together unusual perspectives on the use of...

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Web 2.0 Knowledge Technologies and the Enterprise

Web 2.0 Knowledge Technologies and the Enterprise

By: Paul Jackson

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2010

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Whilst enterprise technology departments have been steadily building their information and knowledge management portfolios, the Internet has generated new sets of tools and capabilities which provide opportunities and challenges for improving and enriching knowledge work. This book fills the gap between strategy and technology by focussing upon the functional capabilities of Web 2.0 in corporate environments and matching these to specific types of information requirement and behaviour. It takes a resource based view of the firm: why and how can the knowledge capabilities and information...

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Tastenkürzel für Mac kurz & gut

Tastenkürzel für Mac kurz & gut

By: Philip Kiefer

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 22-APR-2014

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Tastenkombinationen sind überaus praktisch: Sie bieten einen direkten und schnellen Zugriff auf Programme und erleichtern so nicht nur die tägliche Arbeit am Mac sondern entlasten vor allem auch die Maushand. Statt zahlloser Klicks und vieler Mauskilometer kann man so noch einfacher und unkomplizierter mit dem Computer interagieren und jede Menge Zeit und Arbeit sparen. In Tastenkürzel für Mac - kurz & gut hat Mac-Spezialist Philip Kiefer alle Kombinationen von Tastenkürzeln zusammengefasst – für den Mac und alle wichtigen Programme, die er mitbringt. Alle Shortcuts sind nach Themen geordnet...

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Social Media Marketing und Recht, 2. Auflage, 2nd Edition

Social Media Marketing und Recht, 2. Auflage, 2nd Edition

By: Thomas Schwenke

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 10-APR-2014

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Die neue Auflage des Standardwerks, relevant wie ehedem. Denn kaum ein Unternehmen, Freiberufler oder Künstler verzichtet heute noch auf eine Facebook-Präsenz, einen Twitter-Kanal oder die Vorteile des Fotoportals Flickr, um die eigenen Produkte, Dienstleistungen und Werke bekannter zu machen. Und gegen Abmahnungen oder anderen juristischen Ärger ist dabei niemand gefeit. Ob es um das Impressum, die Einbindung fremden Contents oder den Umgang mit Wettbewerbern geht – das Buch erklärt klar und verständlich, was zu beachten ist. Rechtsanwalt Thomas Schwenke, ist bekannter und beliebter Experte...

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Google This!

Google This!

By: Terry Ballard

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 18-MAY-2012

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Many libraries and museums have adapted to the current information climate, working with Google, Facebook, Twitter and iTunes to deliver information for their users. Many have not. Google This! describes the variety of free or nearly free options for social media, and shows how libraries are adapting, from the Library of Congress to small public libraries. The author presents conversations with social media innovators to show how their experience can create success for your institution’s library. Chapters cover important aspects of social media for libraries including: how they relate to...

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Social Information

Social Information

By: Scott Brown

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 04-JUL-2012

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Information available through ‘traditional’ business and competitive resources can be complimented by information gained through social media tools. Social Information is a must-have book for competitive and business researchers in any discipline including librarians, information professionals, intelligence analysts, students and marketing personnel, and explores how more ‘traditional’ resources can be complimented by social media tools. The book outlines different categories of social tools, competitive and business applications of these tools, and provides example searches with...

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The Host in the Machine

The Host in the Machine

By: Angela Thomas-Jones

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

Publication Date: 27-JUL-2010

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This book tackles online social networks by navigating these systems from the birth to the death of their digital presence. Navigating the social within the digital can be a contentious undertaking, as social networks confuse the boundary between offline and online relationships. These systems work to bring people together in an online environment, yet participation can dislocate users from other relationships and deviant ‘online’ behaviour can create ‘offline’ issues. The author begins by examining the creation of a digital presence in online networks popularized by websites such as...

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Nexus Tablets For Dummies

Nexus Tablets For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2013

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Leverage the power of Google's revolutionary Nexus tablet with help from Dan Gookin and For Dummies Google's Nexus tablet is gaining market share at a rapid rate and offers a fantastic feature set at a price that is sure to please gamers, movie-watchers, e-book fans, and casual tablet users alike. Legendary For Dummies author Dan Gookin reviews all your tablet's features in this friendly guide, showing you just how to take advantage of the Nexus tablet you know and love. From using the built-in web browser to buying and downloading e-books, watching streaming video, taking and sharing...

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Bloggers Boot Camp, 2nd Edition

Bloggers Boot Camp, 2nd Edition

By: Charlie White; John Biggs

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Anyone can build a blog. It’s quite easy. The difficult part is keeping it relevant, technically sound, and popular. Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to blog for success. It teaches you how to find a niche, find your unique voice, and how to hold a conversation with an audience. It provides information on all the right tools for the blog, and it offers best ways to promote your blog and content for maximum success and a profitable life.  Though rules in creating compelling content haven’t really changed, ways in which the world blogs has since the last edition. The authors have...

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eBay For Dummies, 8th Edition

eBay For Dummies, 8th Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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The leading guide for eBay buyers and sellers, updated to give you all the essentials for buying and selling on eBay More than 112 million people regularly use eBay. To find the best deals and make the best profits, you need the guidance in this book from eBay expert Marsha Collier! With more than half a million copies sold in previous editions, it's packed with solid advice to help you get started, navigate the site, make winning bids, and learn to list and sell your own items successfully. This edition explores eBay in the context of sites like Amazon, Facebook, and Pinterest and...

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Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

Visual Social Marketing For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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How to implement a best-in-class visual marketing plan It's no secret that visual content online really draws in viewers. People love Pinterest, Facebook, and the like for visual sharing and engaging. Smart marketers know their companies need to tap into this, but where and how to start? Visual Social Marketing For Dummies offers a clear roadmap for creating effective, well-defined visual social marketing strategies as part of your overall marketing and social media plans. From defining goals to developing highly visual content across a range of social media platforms, this book is the...

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iPhone All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

iPhone All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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Nearly 600 pages of content gets you up and running on your new iPhone Want to get the most out of your iPhone? You've come to the right place. You'll be up and running in no time with easy coverage of iPhone basics, how to use the built-in iPhone apps, setting up security, texting, and more. And of course, it explains all the fun stuff too, like how to use Siri, your voice-activated personal assistant, video-chat with FaceTime, find your way with the Maps and driving directions, and much more. Whether this is your first iPhone or an upgrade to the latest version, get ready to outsmart...

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Blogging For Dummies, 5th Edition

Blogging For Dummies, 5th Edition

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 09-DEC-2013

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The best book on blogging, updated and better than ever! The blogosphere keeps changing and evolving, and so does this top blogging guide. A terrific book whether you're just starting out or are already blogging regularly, this book provides solid information on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog, and the tools you need to get started. You'll learn how to set up an account, find ample coverage of social plug-ins and emerging platforms like Squarespace and Overblog, and discover savvy ways to write your first post. Best of all, the book explores how you can make real money from...

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks

By: Ben Harvell

Publisher: Visual

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

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A deep dive into OS X Mavericks If you want to quickly cover the basics of Apple's new operating system, OS X Mavericks, and then delve deeper into the topic, this is the book for you. Using clear, step-by-step screenshots, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks shows you how to tackle not only beginning but also intermediate and more advanced functions. Two-page, side-by-side lessons break big topics into smaller bits, and you'll find helpful sidebars with plenty of practical tips and tricks. If you're a visual learner looking for enhanced coverage of OS X Mavericks, this new...

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QuickBooks® 2014 on Demand

QuickBooks® 2014 on Demand

By: Michelle L. Long; Gail Perry

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Need answers quickly? QuickBooks 2014 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Numbered Steps guide you through each task See Also points you to related information in the book Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques Illustrations with matching steps Tasks are presented on one or two pages Inside the Book Learn everything you need to know to quickly start using your QuickBooks financial software Produce and...

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Five Stars: Putting Online Reviews to Work for Your Business

Five Stars: Putting Online Reviews to Work for Your Business

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Publisher: Sybex

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

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Create positive visibility for your business with this essential roadmap Everyone now understands the importance of online reviews on sites such as Yelp. This unique book helps you influence the process and leverage the results to increase sales and revenue. Five Stars is the perfect guide to a timely and crucial marketing tactic for today's savvy small business owners and marketers. Find out how to get more (and better) online reviews for your business, track and monitor them, leverage them effectively in social media and elsewhere, and handle negative reviews with aplomb. Packed with...

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad, 2nd Edition

Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: Visual

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2013

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Fully updated coverage on the latest iPad and iPad mini! As the amazing iPad continues to evolve, so does this invaluable visual guide. Bestselling veteran author Guy Hart-Davis gets you up to date on the latest generation of the iPad, the new iPad Air, as well as the iPad mini with his clear step-by-step, image-driven guidance that is perfectly geared towards those who learn best with visual assistance. You'll get all the latest information for accessing and downloading books, apps, music, and video content as well as sending photos and e-mails, syncing with other devices and services,...

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iPad Portable Genius, 2nd Edition

iPad Portable Genius, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-DEC-2013

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Make the most of your iPad with these savvy tips and techniques The iPad, iPad Air, and iPad mini are taking the world by storm. This no-nonsense guide covers everything you want to know to take full advantage of all your iPad has to offer. Along with necessary basics about the newest iPad; iPad Air, iPad mini; and iOS; it gives you smart; innovative ways to accomplish a variety of tasks and tips to help you maximize the convenience of your Apple digital lifestyle. More than 100 million iPads have been sold; and the number continues to grow Hip and practical; Portable Genius...