Author Archives: Emily Goodhand

About Emily Goodhand

I am the Copyright and Compliance Officer at the University of Reading. My role for the most part involves delivering training sessions to academics and students, developing policies and advising on copyright and licensing. I love to engage with the law and provide appropriate guidance to staff and students on complex legal issues raised by (for example) user-generated content, social networks and digital multimedia. I am a huge fan of social media and use Twitter and LinkedIn heavily to network with professionals and to answer queries about copyright.

How can I use social media to raise my professional profile?

Are you sceptical of what social media can help you achieve as part of your professional development? Unless you’re a celebrity, you may feel that anything you say on a social network bears little relevance to the world at large. … Continue reading

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