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About this guide:
Welcome to the IOE LibGuide on the Digital Researcher. This guide compliments the IOE LibGuide on Social Media but highlights the important steps one needs to take in order to achieve an online presence as a digital scholar. If you're not convinced about the importance of having a presence on social media sites, read some of the blog posts that are linked to on this guide.
The sites highlighted on this guide will enable you to create and develop your online reputation, maximise your impact and build your online networks.
You may be using some of these tools already, or you may know of others. If that is the case, do please share any new tools/sites with us via the feedback options on this page.
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Social Media in Academia by
Call Number: Level 5 Loyx Jdan Sab VEL
Publication Date: 2016
Social media and online social networks are expected to transform academia and the scholarly process. However, intense emotions permeate scholars' online practices and an increasing number of academics are finding themselves in trouble in networked spaces.
Social Media in Academia examines the day-to-day realities of social media and online networks for scholarship and illuminates the opportunities, tensions, conflicts, and inequities that exist in these spaces.