Establish an online academic presence using social media and related tools and technologies.
Follow the top researchers in your field and stay current on research trends.
- Create a Twitter account
- Use Twitter Lists to organize information
- Prezi: 10 ways researchers can use Twitter - Salma Patel
LinkedIn allows you to control your professional identity online, and connect with peers.
Academia.edu enables you to share your research, track your research impact and follow the research of other academics.
- Sign up to Academia.edu
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network.
ResearchGate is a professional network of scientists and researchers.