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Altmetrics & Academic Social Media: Introduction

What This Workshop Will Cover:

What is Academic Social Media?

Research Workflow and Networked Participatory Scholarship

  • Academic Social Networking

  • Open Access Repositories

  • Citation Management Tools

Understanding Alternative Metrics

  • Alternative Metrics Tools/Apps You Can Use

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About this Guide

The resources and sites contained in this guide focus on the academic and scholarly oriented social media sites, plus other new tools for research.  There are many more professionally oriented or "fun" social media sites out there, that you can use to network, too.

If you know about a great tool or site that we haven't presented here, let us know!

A-Z of Social Media for Academics

The A to Z of Social Media for Academics provides researchers with a list of social media apps, tools, websites, and a glossary of terminology used on today's social Web.

You can also choose to become part of an email list-serv for sharing tools and ideas.

Our Academic Social Media Profiles

Mendeley & Paper Critic
Sign up for Mendeley by creating a new login or using your existing Facebook account.

Academia.edu
Sign up for Academia.edu by creating a new login or using your existing Facebook account.

CiteULike
Sign up for Citeulike.org by creating a new login or using your existing Facebook account.

Google Citations
Sign up for Google Citations by using your existing Gmail account.