Teaching Resources


… on Publishing

Journal Rankings

…on new media/social media

See CBC interview about “how much is too much?”

Barry Wellman on Networked Individualism

Privacy and networks: why do Facebook users become friends of strangers (social bots)? [Yazan Boshmaf, Ildar Muslukhov, Konstantin Beznosov, Matei Ripeanu]

A layman summary of the paper is here: http://konstantin.beznosov.net/professional/archives/199
A more detailed technical summary can be found here: http://blogs.cornell.edu/info2040/2011/09/30/abusing-triadic-closure/

…on Ebooks

Why we will never have good Ebooks

very cool book Our Choice by Al Gore [shows the possibilities of Ebooks]

the role of indexes in books

Work of the INKE Team: http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/3/4/000075/resources/images/appendix1.pdf

Annual meetings of the INKE Team 2009 and 2010:


Booksonline by Duff and Warwick:


…on Ethics

See the Tutorials

The Government of Canada has new Guidelines out for Ethics (really useful): Find them here.

1. Remenyi, D., Swan, N., & Van Den Assem, B. (2011). Ethics protocols and research ethics committees: successfully obtaining approval for your academic research. Reading, UK: Academic Publishing.

2. Palys, T. S., & Atchison, C. (2008). Research decisions : quantitative and qualitative perspectives (4th ed.). Toronto: Thomson Nelson.

…on Writing

Writing Manual at Purdue University: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

A very interesting article about the ethical considerations of doing research on Facebook and other social media: http://chronicle.com/article/Harvards-Privacy-Meltdown/128166/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

For transferring large files see: https://www.wetransfer.com/

Sage releases 2010 impact factors

…on Social Network Analysis

Market Analysis of SNA books

SNA tools: Humaxnetworks

…on Projects and Resources

see the Occupy Research Wiki (lots of resources)

see Bruce Mau’s Manifesto (thumbs up)

…on Serendipity

The instrument has been around for a while, but I just found it out from the latest issue of Interactions (http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2008176&CFID=46496720&CFTOKEN=35431412).

Article about it: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/02/serendiptichord.html

There are youtube videos about it too, e.g., http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HUUq_-7DCI

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