ResearchGate

Kevin O’Brien

Abstract


One example of a platform that has emerged in recent years in response to the demand for new venues for scholars and scientists to collaborate on, publicize, share, and quantify the impact of their published works is ResearchGate, a for-profit, social media–like scientific networking and collaboration website.

Keywords


Scholarly Collaboration Network; Research Metrics; Article Sharing; Copyright; Academic Reputation; Altmetrics

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/jmla.2019.643

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