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Conference Twittiquette

· June 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

We are delighted to confirm that the joint OIEAHC-SEA conference (June 18-21) will be live-Tweeted. In preparation for that, we have created not only a hashtag (#OISEA2015) but also drafted a Twittiquette.

But as with any draft, we need input. Please respond below or, if you don’t desire to make a public comment, email us directly at

Recommended Rights and Responsibilities for Twitter use at Conferences Sponsored by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Twitter has opened up useful new channels of communication as an increasingly influential mode in the iterative process of scholarly discourse. In the spirit of collaboration, we propose the following guidelines as a starting point to encourage collegial engagement and respect concerns about intellectual property.

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2 Responses

  1. […] year, the Omohundro Institute is offering such a set of recommendations about Twitter etiquette, or, to use the portmanteau, “Twittiquette.” For the record, in […]

  2. Kristen says:

    Can it be added as an advisement to presenters/panelists to announce their twitter handle at the start of their presentations. Easy to do on a PPT title page, for instance, and makes proper attribution much easier.

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