Social Media: A Guide for Researchers

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Author(s)Alan Cann, University of Leicester; Konstantia Dimitriou and Tristram Hooley, International Centre for Guidance Studies
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This guide will show you how you can use social media to help your research and your career. Social media have big implications for how researchers (and people in general) communicate and collaborate. Researchers have much to gain from engaging with social media in various aspects of their work. This guide will provide you with information to make an informed decision about using social media and enable you to select wisely from the vast range of tools that are available.

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LicenceCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported
TimestampThis information table was last updated on 24 July 2012

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