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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2019 Vol.20 No.5 P.375-379


ResearchGate, an effective way to improve the academic dissemination for highly cited researchers?

Author(s):  Qing Ye, Han-mei Hong

Affiliation(s):  Zhejiang University Press, Hangzhou 310028, China

Corresponding email(s):   jzus_yq@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  ResearchGate, Social websites, Academic dissemination

Qing Ye, Han-mei Hong. ResearchGate, an effective way to improve the academic dissemination for highly cited researchers?[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2019, 20(5): 375-379.

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academic dissemination and communication play a great role in promoting scientific progress. Traditionally, most researchers disseminated their work through journal articles, books, and conference presentations. With the development of the Web 2.0, the emergence of social websites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Wechat, provides an alternative way to help researchers presenting their current work, opening views, personal skills, and expertise; meanwhile, followers can get the updated information by following their interested researchers. Although social websites were not very popular among researchers, researchers using social media could obtain several benefits, especially for the ability to communicate quickly.



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