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Academic journals with a presence on Twitter are more widely disseminated and receive a higher number of citations

(4 December 2017)  Research has shown that researchers’ active participation on Twitter can be a powerful way of promoting and disseminating academic outputs and improving the prospects of increased citations. But does the same hold true for the presence of academic journals on Twitter? José Luis Ortega examined the role of 350 scholarly journals, analysing […]


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The scientists encouraging online piracy with a secret codeword

(21 October 2015) What if you’re a scientist looking for the latest published research on a particular subject, but you can’t afford to pay for it? The BBC says that In many countries, it’s against the law to download copyrighted material without paying for it – whether it’s a music track, a movie, or an […]


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