4: Further Reading
Shane Landrum, a student in History at Brandeis University
Jana Remy, a PhD student in History at University of California-Irvine
Kathryn VanArendonk, a PhD student in English at Stanford University
Sara Mayeux, a joint JD-PhD student in History at Stanford University
Boone Gorges, a PhD student in Philosophy at CUNY Graduate Center.
Some Sample Faculty Web Pages
William Cronon, History Professor at University of Wisconsin
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College
Timothy Burke, History Professor at Swarthmore College
Articles on Maintaining an Online Identity:
Tamar Weinberg on managing your online identity.
Julie Angwin on Google searching yourself and optimizing searchability.
Dan Reilly on How to Clean up your Google Rep
Brian Croxall on How and why to Google yourself.
David Parry on academic branding: your profile should “demonstrate to the world what type of scholar you are, and what you do.”
Social, Professional, and Scholarly Networking Online
Julie Meloni on surviving graduate school via social media. Meloni argues that grad students should become active participants on blogs in their field: “Knowledge production moves fast today, and it’s just as important that you know what is being said on blogs as in journals.”
Amy Cavender on using social media to network.
Brian Croxall on Open Letter to New Graduate Students
Tools and Websites Mentioned
Other Tools to Consider:
Delicious is a “social bookmarking” site that allows scholars to keep a database of websites, which can be better organized and catalogued–and more easily shared–than standard “bookmarks.” ProfHacker discusses the value of Delicious here.
Brian Croxall, “How to Google Yourself Effectively and What to Do About It,” Profhacker, 11 March 2010. http://chronicle.com/blogPost/How-to-Google-Yourself-Effe/23035/
Ryan Cordell, “How to Start Tweeting (and Why You Might Want to)” Profhacker, 11 August 2010. http://chronicle.com/blogPost/blogPost-content/26065/
Ryan Cordell, “Automating Research with Google Scholar Alerts”
Profhacker 1 July 2010