Blurring the Boundaries? New social media, new social research: Developing a network to explore the issues faced by researchers negotiating the new research landscape of online social media platforms

Woodfield, Kandy and Morrell, Gareth and Metzler, Katie and Blank, Grant and Salmons, Janet and Finnegan, Jerome and Lucraft, Mithu (2013) Blurring the Boundaries? New social media, new social research: Developing a network to explore the issues faced by researchers negotiating the new research landscape of online social media platforms. NCRM Working Paper. NCRM.

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Abstract

This paper emerges from a programme of workshops and social media activities exploring the impact of social media on social science research funded by NCRM during 2012-13. The New Social Media, New Social Science? Network (NSMNSS) brought together an international network of interdisciplinary researchers to discuss the possibilities and challenges these new social media platforms and worlds pose for social science researchers. The main questions we sought to address in our networked activities were:

Item Type:Working Paper (NCRM Working Paper)
Subjects:2. Data Collection > 2.9 Visual Methods
2. Data Collection > 2.11 Online Data Collection
2. Data Collection > 2.12 Data Collection (other)
8. Research Management and Impact > 8.3 Research Ethics
ID Code:3168
Deposited By: NCRM users
Deposited On:19 Aug 2013 09:03
Last Modified:28 Aug 2013 13:12

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