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Title: Web 2.0 and the Future of Research: New Tools for Research Networks
Authors: Roncaglia, Gino
Keywords: web 2.0;social networks;research-oriented social networks;Collaborative filtering;web and scholarly research
Issue Date: 29-Jul-2010
This paper deals with the use of social networks and of applications belonging to the so-called web 2.0 as tools for scholarly research. The paper is divided in two main sections: 1) what is web 2.0, and 2) which activities and tools might be considered as the most relevant in this context from the point of view of academic research. In this second and last section, the attention is be devoted, as the title of the paper suggests, mainly to social networks and to social network applications, and to the idea of research-oriented social networks
Pre-print of the contribution to be published in the proceedings of the International Conference "Contemporary History in the Digital Age", Luxembourg, 15-16 October 2009
Rights: If not otherwise stated, this document is distributed by the Tuscia University Open Archive under a Creative Commons 2.0 Attribution - Noncommercial - Noderivs License (
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