"If you want people to read your papers, make them open access, and let the community know (via blogs, Twitter, etc.) where to get them.”
Melissa Terras, University College London
Social media has remodeled the collective sharing of ideas via online communities, networks, and blogs.
So, is it necessary for scientists to be an active part of the online world?
Well, check out our previous article:
5 Reasons Why Researchers Must Promote Themselves on Social Media
Social media does ...
Information is continuously being added to the current sea of scientific knowledge. In the biomedical field alone, more than 1 million papers have been added to the PubMed database every year, which is approximately two papers per minute, as reported by Esther Landhuis.
Thus, there is a need for a viable system for registering and updating data continuously so that it can be accessed by researchers at any time.
Towards this goal, many organizations are exclusively performing the job of ...
Most of us are familiar with social media. We constantly hear about the latest controversial tweet from a celebrity on the news or read about how teenagers spend a great deal of time connecting with each other online through social platforms. However, social media isn’t just useful for celebrities and teenagers. It’s also critical to your career as an academic and should be used as a marketing tool to promote your research. Below are five reasons why researchers should be active on ...
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