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UKOLN is based at the University of Bath.

My Charity Page Workshop June 2008


Brian Kelly gave a talk on "The Benefits of Using Social Networking to Enhance Online Fundraising" at a seminar organised by MyCharityPage which was held at the Franklin Wilkins Building, Kings College London on 24th June 2008.

How The Social Web Can Help Charities: Abstract

What is Web 2.0 and what are Social Networks? But more importantly, how can Web 2.0 and Social Networks be of use to charitable organisations?

In this seminar Brian Kelly will attempt to demystify the technologies and describe ways in which simple lightweight technologies can be used to enhance internal business processes and engage with the general public.

Biographical Details

Brian Kelly works for UKOLN, a national centre of expertise in digital information management which is based at the University of Bath. UKOLN is funded by the JISC and the MLA to support the higher and further education communities and the cultural heritage sector.

Brian has been involved in Web activities since 1993, when he helped established the Web service at the University of Leeds - possibly the first institutional Web site in the UK. He is currently involved in promoting best practices for exploiting the potential of the Social Web.



How The Social Web Can Help Charities:
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The slides are also available on the Authorstream slide repository and, in suitably configured Web browsers will be embedded below.

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Accompanying Resources

For a list of related resources please see the social bookmarking Web site (for the tag 'mycharitypage-20080624'):