221110 Increasing Your Personal Network

Sunday, November 7, 2010 : 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Abraham Wheeler, MLIS , Michigan State University Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Participants will be introduced to a variety of existing online communities of researchers and practitioners who are using social media in their work. Participants will also learn how to use social media to increase their own networks with professional colleagues.

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Advocacy for health and health education
Communication and informatics
Public health administration or related administration

Learning Objectives:
Analyze existing online social media communities of researchers and practitioners. Identify ways to use social media to incrase your professional network.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am working extensively with information technology and public health (including social media, web 2.0 tools, and information retrieval systems), and I also have experience in organizing and coordination continuing education classes for health professionals. Additionally, I have taught successful courses on finding evidence-based public health information online and using web 2.0 technologies to increase the effectiveness of individuals and organizations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.