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Department of Information and Library Science
Cassidy R. Sugimoto, PI
Indiana University, Bloomington, NSF
Mike Thelwall, PI
University of Wolverhampton, JISC
Vincent Larivière, PI
Université de Montréal, SSHRC
Ying Ding, Co-PI
Indiana University, Bloomington, NSF
Staša Milojević, Co-PI
Indiana University, Bloomington, NSF
 American Society for Information Science and Technology


SIG MET: Conducting Twitter Research Webinar 
Webinar Date:  Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 10:00am-11:00am (EST)
Presenter: Kim Holmberg

Twitter has become a popular data source in many research areas. Some of the specific features of Twitter make it possible to focus the research on some specific phenomenon and behavior, making Twitter a very versatile data sources and platform to study human behavior. In this webinar we will give an overview of some of these possibilities. We will start from data collection and end with presenting methods and examples to 1) map networks of conversational connections on Twitter, and 2) research content of the tweets.

Slides are available at:

Public Webinars

To obtain the largest dissemination for our research, we are hosting three publicly available webinars, hosted by the American Society for Information Science and Technology. These will range from tutorial to empirical, in order to be of interest to a large audience. Information about the webinars can be found below and will be updated as more information is available.

  • Topic: Measures of journal impact
    Presenters: Dr. Vincent Lariviere and Dr. Stefanie Haustein
    Date: May, 2014
    Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm (EDT)
  • Topic: Twitter and research
    Presenters: Dr. Kim Holmberg
    Date: December, 2013
  • Topic: Analyzing Scholarly Communication Using Topic Modeling Methods [link]
    Presenters: Dr. Ying Ding and Lili Lin
    Date: Friday, August 16, 2013

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