You’ve done the research, you’ve written the paper, you’ve jumped through the flaming hoops of peer review, and – FINALLY – your paper has been published.
Now you want people to read it, right?
This short video aims to motivate academics to play an active part in employing social media as a tool to promote their published work, and – for those not already familiar with it – introduces Altmetric: a tool that measures and reports on the attention that academic work is attracting online.
Share or Perish: Social media motivation for busy and important academicsTweet
McNamara, P. & Usher, K. (2019), Share or perish: Social media and the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 28(4): 960-970. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.12600
If there’s an academic (or anyone else, for that matter) in your life who may think they’re too busy and important for social media, please feel free to send them a link to the video/this page. 🙂
As always, feedback is welcome via the comments section below.
Paul McNamara, 14 September 2021
Short URL meta4RN.com/busy