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The Evolution of Scientific Data

THE EVOLUTION of SCIENTIFIC DATA How scientists are using the internet, social media and virtual events instead of magazines, newspapers, tradeshows. From PRINT MEDIA to the INTERNET NEWS Magazines Newspapers Trade Shows NEWS Late 1960's The 1980's Internet formed for Following the personal-computer boom, science reporting enjoyed a kind of heyday, one fueled by computer companies with money to spend on newspaper ads. exchange of ideas, not available to general public. The 1990's In 1989 Internet access opened to general public, changes everything. The number of newspapers with weekly science sections was 95. Today, that number is down to 19. Biolnformatics LLC conducted a survey with regard to scientists and social messaging. 85% 77% 50% In saw social media of life scientists affecting their decision-making. type of social media. to sharing ideas. viewed social 2007 participated in some networking as beneficial How twitter is useful to scientists? Eavesdropping, crowd source, collect data, share resources, tell stories, discuss & debate, meet new people, build relationships, develop community 35% Web-based survey during the last two months of 2008 In 2008 More people say they rely mostly on the in- ternet for news than Scientists spend more or much more of their time developing scientific software than they did 5 years ago. cite newspapers. In 2012 How much value does social media deliver to scientists? Absolutely 33% Valuable 18% Valuable What value is there in social media? 62% 61% 61% 33% 10% Information Knowledge building Networking sharing/ collaboration Participating in discussion Getting the message out 2012- 2013 Virtual events is a fast-growing emerging market and forecasted that the market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 53.10 percent from 2012 to 2013. Advantages Cost-effective Virtual Event Integration with social media More measurable interaction with attendees and customers In 2013 Email was the most popular internet service, while Google, followed by Yahoo and Scholar Google, were the most used search engines. Email More than 67.3% 71% 90% prefer getting information from participate in social media. prefer online meetings and video conferencing systems. the internet. Sources: labroots Your Science Network 00

The Evolution of Scientific Data

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From print media to the internet, scientists have progressed from using magazines, newspapers and tradeshows to the internet, social media, and virtual events. It wasn’t until the 1980’s, followin...




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