Upcoming Webinar by ASIS&T SIG Social Media: The Challenges of Preserving and Sharing Social Media Research Data (Thursday, March 21, 2019)

ASIS&T SIG Social Media is holding a Webinar on the challenges of preserving and sharing Social Media research data.

When: Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST (UTC 12:00:00) Speaker: Dr. Katrin Weller

If you have ever worked with Social Media data, or plan to, you should be prepared to correctly preserve and share the data accumulated during your studies. ASIS&T SIG SM has brought on Social Media expert Dr. Katrin Weller from GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Köln (Cologne) to give an overview on the current approaches for archiving social media data and to explain some of the most urgent challenges including platform lock-downs and data accessibility and discussions about (research) ethics.

You can find more information on the Webinar and registration & pricing here.


I am a student at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany and a research associate at the University and State Library Düsseldorf. I have been a student member of ASIS&T since 2018. My research interests are information literacy and extremist strategic communication (or propaganda) - and yes, those two go together hand in hand! I will be the webmaster for the European Student Chapter for the year 2019. If you have any questions regarding the ESC's website or social media accounts please don't hesitate to shoot me a message.