New SMiLey (Social Media Lab) rating system for social networking sites

It has been a busy summer here at the Social Media Lab. In the last 4 months we have reviewed a wide variety of social media websites and networking tools designed for scholars. More reviews of additional sites will be forthcoming this fall. As a way to ensure that our reviews are easier to read[…]

Academic blogging with BlogScholar.com

BlogScholar.com, is an open access, not for profit, blog site aimed at academic scholars launched in 2005.  It currently has approximately 260 academic blogs, in categories ranging from history, biology, and law, to library science, art, interdisciplinary, and film studies. Anyone can create an account and submit their blog to the BlogScholar.com editorial review team,[…]