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Understanding social media for scholarship, 'impact', learning & teaching
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Cite or Site? The current view of what constitutes ‘academic publishing’ is too limited. Our published work must become truly public.

Cite or Site? The current view of what constitutes ‘academic publishing’ is too limited. Our published work must become truly public. | Social media & academia | Scoop.it

Producing papers for a growing number of journals with an ever shrinking audience risks diminishing the potential of the impact of academic work. Pat Lockley and Mark Carrigan consider the incentives of the current system of academic publishing and call for a new definition

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Don't doubt the value of blogging in academic publishing

Don't doubt the value of blogging in academic publishing | Social media & academia | Scoop.it
Responding to Leonard Cassuto's recent blog post about the value blogging in academic publishing, Sarah-Louise Quinnell explains why a presence on social media is taking her career to the next level (Don't doubt the value of blogging in academic...
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The search for the academic arctic monkey: why we must maximise the exposure of research through a blend of traditional and new methods of publication

The search for the academic arctic monkey: why we must maximise the exposure of research through a blend of traditional and new methods of publication | Social media & academia | Scoop.it

In the second in their series, ‘Cite or Site?’, Pat Lockley and Mark Carrigan analyse the dominance of academic journals in publishing despite a drastic change in cultural context, arguing that moving social science research online should be second nature

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