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Enhancing Your Scholarly Profile Workshop: Promote

Research guide created for workshop on enhancing scholarly profiles

Scholarly Profiles

Promotional Venus

Academic Social Networks

Academic social networks can be used to create a profile, add friends and make connections, comment, contribute to discussion boards, etc. Read Terms of Service carefully to make sure you retain the rights to any of your work that you post on these sites, and make sure you have the rights to share your work on the site.

General Social Media

  • The social media sites you're already using (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc) can also be great places to share your research
  • Share links to newly published research through these sites
  • Include links to your most prominent social media accounts in your email signature

Institutional Marketing

Take advantage of Loyola's marketing and PR resources to further promote your research.

Promote Your Metrics

Once you've measured the impact of your scholarly output, you should use your metrics to further promote yourself. Citation and altmetrics can be used to improve promotion and tenure applications, CVs and resumes, grant applications, and sabbatical and research leave applications.