On Sunday, January 7, 2018, Lisa Marie Rhody, Danica Savonick, Lisa Tagliaferri, and Katina Rogers gave a presentation on "Going Public: How and Why to Develop a Digital Scholarly Identity" at the Modern Language Association Convention in New York, NY.
Abstract: Establishing a meaningful digital identity is essential to managing one’s scholarly and professional reputation. This workshop addresses ways to cultivate an online identity and offers guidance on “going public” using tools and strategies for building a community around your work. Topics include social media, writing for different audiences, personal websites, digital dissertations, and more.
Read the materials from the event on the MLA Commons including digital identity considerations, a digital identity spectrum, and plenty of digital identity hacks. information about GitHub for education, and a "Personal Digital Identity Inventory and Work plan."