Research often seems to be an individual journey, but it produces the best results when researchers collaborate. In an era of digital networks, you can find answers to your research questions or boost citations of your work by using the facilities of some well-established platforms. Below are some of the most used research social networks by academics in social sciences and economics.
If your are interested in academic papers shortly presented in a journalistic style, you can follow The Conversation. You can discuss various academic topics in specific groups open on LinkedIn or you can launch a specific topic on Quora.
For publications’ impact across different social media metrics, you can subscribe to Altmetric.
For allowing sentence-level critique or note-taking on top of scientific articles and other academic publications, you can try Hypothes_is.