Scholarly Communication through Social Networks: A Study
This paper attempts to look at how the scholarly communications are taking place through the various social media and community networks across the disciplines. Now the social and community networks had become an essential part of our lives and they have now grown beyond from a channel of communication with family and friends to a professional and scholarly communication channels. The most popular scholarly networks have now millions of academic and research articles. The technological features of these networks enable interoperability, openness and thus can be shared with other networks using various sharing applications. This paper presents an insight of the scholarly communications through social networks.
KeywordsSocial Networking Community Networks Scholarly Communication ResearchGate Facebook Social Network Analysis
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