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Doctoral Students in New Zealand Have Low Awareness of Institutional Repository Existence, but Positive Attitudes Toward Open Access Publication of Their Work | Arndt | Evidence Based Library and I...

Doctoral Students in New Zealand Have Low Awareness of Institutional Repository Existence, but Positive Attitudes Toward Open Access Publication of Their Work
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How institutional repositories are already working to solve the Open Access problem

How institutional repositories are already working to solve the Open Access problem | Increasing Impact with a Repository | Scoop.it
Last week, Mike Taylor discussed his concerns on institutional repositories as an adequate solution to the open access problem and asked Green OA advocates to address these problems. In response, N...
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Doctoral Students in New Zealand Have Low Awareness of Institutional Repository Existence, but Positive Attitudes Toward Open Access Publication of Their Work | Arndt | Evidence Based Library and I...

Doctoral Students in New Zealand Have Low Awareness of Institutional Repository Existence, but Positive Attitudes Toward Open Access Publication of Their Work
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Top 10 Tips on How to Make Your Open Access Research Visible Online” Published in Jisc Inform

Top 10 Tips on How to Make Your Open Access Research Visible Online” Published in Jisc Inform | Increasing Impact with a Repository | Scoop.it

JISC Inform Winter 2012

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Having links to your work in an open access repository is the way to spread your research about...some good tips here.

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Who gives a tweet? After 24 hours and 860 downloads, we think quite a few actually do

Who gives a tweet? After 24 hours and 860 downloads, we think quite a few actually do | Increasing Impact with a Repository | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, the National Centre for Research Methods released a research paper to waves of interest from academics and researchers alike on Twitter. Kaisa Puustinen and Rosalind Edwards watc...
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Example of the power of the tweet to disseminate research.

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A sociologist’s adventures in social media land

A sociologist’s adventures in social media land | Increasing Impact with a Repository | Scoop.it
Deborah Lupton was pleasantly surprised when her first step into online academic discussions was met with over 2,000 readers and many instructive comments. Here, she shows how online adventures can...
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An example of how one researcher has used social media for academic engagement.

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The effect of open access and downloads ('hits') on citation impact: a bibliography of studies

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A scholarly bibliography of research into open access publishing and citation impact. For those who want to study the effect in more detail...

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SHERPA/JULIET - Research funders' open access policies

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SHERPA/JULIET database of research funders' open access policies
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Database to find out the open access policy of specific funding bodies.

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Use your author’s rights to make articles freely available

Use your author’s rights to make articles freely available | Increasing Impact with a Repository | Scoop.it
Debates on open access publishing may rumble on for some time to come. Until a perfect solution is found, Jørgen Carling writes that self-archiving, while not perfect, allows researchers to bring t...
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Excellent how-to article on self-archiving research and using your author's rights. The first comment also refers to the Sherpa Romeo database which is a good reference tool.

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Twitter provides proof of real-time engagement with the public: How to record it as evidence

Twitter provides proof of real-time engagement with the public: How to record it as evidence | Increasing Impact with a Repository | Scoop.it
Increasing staff are required to provide evidence of the impact of their research. Twitter can be a useful channel to track reaction, but do you have a strategy for recording this evidence. I provi...
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Workflow solution to recording impact on Twitter

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Mendeley and ResearchGate: profile sites and repositories used in tandem to raise research profiles., 09/07/12, Library Research Support

A blog to chart issues arising in library research support at the University of Warwick Library
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Meshing together the flourishing research social networking sites and an institutional repository can be a key strategy for disseminating research.

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Open Access and Open Practices - Brian Kelly - Networked Researcher

Open Access and Open Practices - Brian Kelly - Networked Researcher | Increasing Impact with a Repository | Scoop.it
For our blogging unconference, Brian Kelly shares his tips on open access and open practices for the connected researcher.
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Brian Kelly has been doing useful articles on promoting research - here's another one.

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The verdict: is blogging or tweeting about research papers worth it?

Eager to find out what impact blogging and social media could have on the dissemination of her work, Melissa Terras took all of her academic research, including papers that have been available onli...
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An academic tracks their stats after tweeting research papers from a reportisoty.

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8 steps to making your research punch above its weight

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How can researchers ensure their work has a lasting impact? Thinking about knowledge exchange early in your project can help you target and tick the right boxes. Mark Reed lists his eight steps to ...
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About research impact in general. Another great blog post!

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I’m an academic and desperately need an online presence, where do I start?

I’m an academic and desperately need an online presence, where do I start? | Increasing Impact with a Repository | Scoop.it
Salma Patel has been on a whistle-stop tour of academic social media channels. Here she shares her simple, practical tips for academics who want to start engaging with the wider world through socia...
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Article on where to start with social media / online presence for academics.

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SHERPA - Authors

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Overview of "Open Access" for research authors - a good starting point.

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SHERPA/RoMEO - Home - Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving

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Database to find author's rights to self-archive published papers or pre-prints

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Proving dissemination is only one half of your impact story: Twitter provides proof of real-time engagement with the public

Getting a research story into the broadcast media can be an important opportunity to show impact. Alistair Brown explains how to use Twitter to monitor real time responses to a radio story, in orde...
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Using Twitter to promote research output is most effective when an open access version of the paper is available.

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