Agata Mrva-Montoya – On Scholarly Publishing & Social Media

Social media is slowly infiltrating the ivory tower. In February 2011, the Research Information Network (UK) published an excellent guide advising scholars how various social media tools can be used in academic life to identify research opportunities, find and communicate with collaborators, keep up with the news and finally disseminate findings. There is something for everyone and for every stage of the research cycle. Another guide on how to use Twitter in research, teaching, and impact activities has recently been published by the LSE Public Policy Group. (more…)