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Science Communication

This set of guides has been adapted from LibGuides created by the Michigan State University Librarians, Erika Weir, Iris Kovar-Gough and Susan Kendall.

Getting Started with Blogging

Techonology Lending

Hollander MakeCentral lends audio recorders to help you get started with your podcast or audio project.

Spartan Ideas

Spartan Ideas is a blog that aggregates blog posts written by the MSU community and curated by MSU Libraries. The blogs included on the site cover a variety of disciplines and provide good examples of academic use of blogging.

Blogging Platforms

There are variety of options for creating personal or organizational blogs. Below are a few popular platforms that the beginner blogger may be interested in:

Science Podcast Examples


Social media, blogs and podcasts are all informal forms of media that scientists can use to share their research and expertise with a wider audience. Although these forms of publication do not adhere to the same editorial standards as the peer review process they do have merit in that they provide greater accessibility to research. Below are some resources specific to the scientific community.

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022 12:06 PM