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Social Media: A guide for researchers

Through the blog Medicina, Hidr_263046c5722b11dec6051ce764dcc4eastoria y Sociedad we came across a good resource for researchers. 'Social Media: A Guide for Researchers' was produced Alan Cann of the Department of Biology at the University of Leicester, and Konstantia Dimitriou and Tristram Hooley from the International Center for Guidance Studies (iCeGS). Guide was published by the Research Information Network (RIN).

The guide aims at discussing the use of social media for research and academic purposes:
implication of social media on how researchers (and people in general) communicate and collaborate, range of tools for finding, using and disseminating information and acadmic contents, the way they can be used to bridge disciplinary boundaries, engage in knowledge exchange with industry and policy makers, and provide a channel for the public communication of their research.

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Voluntary blood donation campaign (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

imagen-fuhesaOn November 23-24, 2010 the Fundación Hematológica Sarmiento (FU.HE.SA.), which helps supporting Eä Journal, held a voluntary blood donation campaign in Buenos Aires' Obelisk, as a part of the activities organized for the month of the voluntary blood donor. To the event assisted 309 donors and was counted with radio and TV coverage. Over 2 thousand pamphlets were delivered in order to make the population concious about the need of voluntary blood donation.


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CFP for Eä Journal. Next deadline: February 21st, 2011

CFP for Eä Journal is currently open. Next deadline for submissions will be
February 21st, 2011.

All the information for submissions is available at the Information for Authors section. Any aditional enquiries please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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New issue: Eä Journal, Vol. 2 N°2 - December 2010

IM_Vol_2_N2_copiaIt is with great satisfaction that we present Eä - Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology’s Vol. 2 Nº 2 – December 2010.

In the past months we have been working on deepening the path we had set for ourselves over a year ago.

This work has been reflected in the presentation “Interdisciplinarity, internationality, interactivity. The case of Eä: academic journal and social network”, at the 12th National Workshop & 7th Latin American Congress for the History of Science and Technology that took place on November 12-15, 2010 in Bahia, Brazil.

There we presented the experience of creating and developing our publication, its achievements, challenges and potential, aiming to promote other experiences of ITC application for research publication that may converge in common work platforms. To read a little more about this experience, you may find the main axis clicking here. To see the paper click here.

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Online resource: The Medical Heritage Library

The Medical Heritage Library is a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries that promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Their goal is to goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The collection is daily updated and may be found at the Internet Archive.

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