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NCI Digital Media Guidelines

  • Updated: 05/03/2012

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Policies and Procedures for NCI Social/New Media Channels

NCI's Office of Communications and Education (OCE), in cooperation with the Center for Bioinformatics and Information Technology (CBIIT), has developed a set of NCI Communications Guidelines that include minimum requirements and key recommendations for all NCI social/new media activities – specifically, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and video/YouTube. The guidelines are in accord with any that may be in effect for NIH and HHS, and should guide the work of anyone managing an NCI social or new media channel.

For now these policy and procedure documents remain stored on the NCI intranet, and can only be accessed via a secure NCI internet connection.

View the NCI Communications Guidelines for social/new media (NCI Staff Only)

NIH Social and New Media Policy

NIH Social and New Media Policy issued in November 2011 forms the basis for NCI’s Communications Guidelines for social/new media. It also includes appendices that provide guidance for use of social media for recruitment of subjects to clinical trials as well as a social and new media checklist.