On SAGE Insight: Social Media for Academics

Author: Mark Carrigan

Social Media for Academics is featured on SAGE Insight to celebrate Academic Book Week

9781446298695Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that can be a fantastic medium for promoting your work, networking with colleagues and for demonstrating impact. However, alongside the opportunities it also poses challenging questions about how to engage online, and how to represent yourself professionally.

This practical book provides clear guidance on effectively and intelligently using social media for academic purposes across disciplines, from publicising your work and building networks to engaging the public with your research.  It is supported by real life examples and underpinned by principles of good practice to ensure you have the skills to make the most of this exciting medium.

You’ll find advice on:

  • Using social media to publicise your work
  • Potential pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • The evolving role of social media in higher education
  • Defining digital scholarship
  • Managing your identity online
  • Finding time for social media
  • Near-future trends in academia.

Read our interview with Mark about how academics can effectively use social media here and some additional social media top tips here.

Social Media for Academics
Author: Mark Carrigan
ISBN: 9781446298695

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