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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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Abstract

Reflecting on the recent surge of criticism about the commercial motives of scholarly social media platform Academia.edu, 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.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2015 LSE Impact of Social Sciences
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2016 12:53
Last Modified: 07 May 2021 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/65314

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