Workshop Overview : Creating Your Professional Web Presence Overview This workshop covers c reating your professional web presence as an easy ( and lo w maintenance ) process Establishing your web presence is important so that others can easily find and contact you for possible collaboration, guest speaker opportunities, and so much more. This workshop focus es o n establish a core web presence using several sites /tools linking the se together to improve findability and planning for ways to build from the sites/ tools for added benefits A rticles in Inside Higher Ed and the Chronicle provide additional infor mation on why and how to create your web presence 1 Related workshops that may build or connect with this include the WordPress workshop to create your personal blog website, Zotero training wh ich includes creating an account, and the IR@UF trainings on self subm itting and referen c ing your materials in the IR@UF Homework Bring digital files to be opened and used in the workshop: Current CV (with links to the IR@UF versions of publications, slides, etc. ) Preferred photo Preferred contact information (email, phone, name) Before the workshop, c onsider what you want from your web presence : o What does that change? For example: you may want to review your CV to make sure o Do you have other sites y ou would like to link, like Facebook? Or, do you want to not link across personal/professional contacts and conversations ? Workshop Duration: 1.5 hours Accounts to be created, populated, and linked in the workshop : Google Profile (for web presence and Google Hangouts) Academia.edu LinkedIn Zotero These will be linked in the workshop, along with linking to publications in the IR@UF 2 1 Example : http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/ creating your web presence a primer for academics/30458 2 It s best to link your accounts for optimum findability, and clarity that you are you on different sites Y ou may have existing accounts to link ( ExpertNet, ORCID, Twitter, etc. ).