Medieval Studies Twitter List Revisited

Back in 2014, I began compiling a List on Twitter of Medieval Studies scholars and handles. At that time, I compiled 801 Twitter handles together. Since then, the list has grown in spurts, and now it has 1,068 people and …

Building a Medieval Studies Community on Twitter: A List

When research I conducted last November on “Social Media Adoption by Medievalists” (slides here) showed that only 18% of scholars who adopted a public social media platform used Twitter, I was a bit surprised. There obviously¬†are many more scholars on …

Archiving and Visualizing Twitter at an Academic Conference

This weekend was the French of Outremer Conference, hosted by Fordham University’s Center for Medieval Studies. It was an intriguing¬†topic and a great crowd of people. Thoughtful conversations and exciting connections abounded over the course of one and a half …

Readers’ Advisory and Blogs: A Research Interest

I am working on a research project that will explore the use (or lack of use) of blogs in conducting Readers’ Advisory services in (predominantly) public libraries. Lisa Olszewski and I became interested in this topic while taking Marie Radford’s …