Monday, December 19, 2011

Twitter for Academics, a 'how to' guide from LSE

Can anything of academic value ever be said in just 140 characters?

The LSE Public Policy Group and the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog seeks to answer this question, and show academics and researchers how to get the most out of the micro-blogging site. The Guide is designed to lead the novice through the basics of Twitter but also provide tips on how it can aid the teaching and research of the more experienced academic tweeter. [full press release]

Monday, December 12, 2011

WRDS community


WRDS is pleased to announce a new WRDS Community & WRDS Research Page

WRDS Community offers the global network of WRDS users a place to share ideas, collaborate, find colleagues with similar interests, link to their publications on SSRN and discuss upcoming research trends. It’s designed to be an interactive knowledge exchange where you can share expertise, network with other top-level financial data researchers and learn from peers.