Social Media and Academic Promotion


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Cabrera D. Social Media Scholarship and Alternative Metrics for Academic Promotion and Tenure. JACR 2017. link. (open access at moment of download)

Chan T. Social Media and the 21st-Century Scholar: How You Can Harness Social Media to Amplify Your Career. link. (open access at moment of download)

CDEM Faculty Podcast Episode 7: Digital and Social Media for Academic Promotion. link.