Ten Simple Rules for Effective Online Outreach

Exciting news for the DSN team! What we do here on this site — our mission and core values — have now been immortalized in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. Yeah, baby!

It’s been a long time in the making, but we’re so happy to announce the publication of “Ten Simple Rules for Effective Online Outreach”, a new open access article in the eponymous series at PLoS Computational Biology. All of this blogging irreverence actually takes a lot of behind-the-scenes planning and strategizing. That’s something that’s has taken years of hard work and trial-and-error approaches here at DSN — an approach and mindset we thought was valuable to share with the scientific community. So please read, share, and enjoy. We’d love to hear your thoughts and comments!

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Reference:

Bik HM, Dove ADM, Goldstein MC, Helm RR, MacPherson R, Martini K, Warneke A, McClain C (2015) Ten Simple Rules for Effective Online Outreach. PLoS Computational Biology, 11(4): e1003906. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003906

Holly Bik (160 Posts)

I am a computational biologist at the University of California, Riverside. My research uses DNA sequencing and genomics to study microbial eukaryotes (yeah, nematodes!) in marine ecosystems, with an emphasis on evolution and biodiversity in the deep-sea. I can neither confirm nor deny that I like Unix more than I like going to sea.


One comment on “Ten Simple Rules for Effective Online Outreach
  1. So why is this in a computational biology journal? Biology I get. The computational, not so much. :)

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