In this blog post, Kim Eggleton, our Journals Executive, explains why she believes social media is the researcher’s new best friend
Whenever I talk to researchers about using social media, the most common “objection” I hear is that it’s self-promotion, and nothing more than vanity.
The second most common protest is that good research should stand on its own merits, and if it’s good enough, people will find it. I can understand where both these opinions come from, but I think the world has moved on considerably and neither of these concerns are valid any longer.
…in 2012, over 1.8 million articles were published in 28,000 journals.