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Should you #DeleteAcademiaEdu? On the role of commercial services in scholarly communication

Mangiafico, Paolo (2016) Should you #DeleteAcademiaEdu? On the role of commercial services in scholarly communication. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (01 Feb 2016). Website.

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Reflecting on the recent surge of criticism about the commercial motives of scholarly social media platform, Paolo Mangiafico argues this is now an ideal opportunity for scholars to make informed choices about their work. If you are comfortable with the trade-offs and risks, and willing to exchange those for the service provided, then don’t #DeleteAcademiaEdu. But consider whether alternatives exist that will meet your needs while also preserving your ability to keep control of your work.

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Additional Information: © 2016 LSE Impact of Social Sciences © CC BY 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2016 11:28
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2021 23:22

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