ResearchGate has the largest number of active users of any academic social network. Many researchers find it to be an easy way to share articles, CVs, and research interests. Yet ResearchGate is a for-profit platform that has been criticized for generating unsolicited emails, promoting inaccurate metrics, and facilitating widespread copyright infringement. This session will summarize recent research and data on the platform in order to allow you to choose the level of engagement that best fits your goals and values.

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am