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Mike Ewen

Mike Ewen

Role: Library Online Co-ordinator

Mike is the online co-ordinator for the University of Hull’s library, responsible for maintaining their online presence. He is the chair of the university’s social media group and an active voice in the development of social media use within HE institutions.

Contact: Mike

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Slack: the social media that’s suitable for work?

Academia and social media are slowly making friends. Some institutions are even finding it's making collaboration more efficient - and fun - by improving communication. Mike Ewen from the University of Hull shares the story of how a small group of social media enthusiasts in East Yorkshire has spawned a UK-wide collaboration network.