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What does the Internet Say About You? Creating Your Academic Digital Identity

Information on developing a professional web presence, including social media, academic social networks, digital identifiers, and copyright considerations.

Social Media as an Academic

  1. Keep it curated, current, and consistent.
  2. Manage your privacy settings.
  3. Be constructive and collaborative.
  4. Plan how you will use different sites or whther you will use one at all.
  5. Don’t overcommit.
  6. Don’t do it because you think you have to.
  7. Be careful about what you share (data, unpublished results, proprietary information or anything embarrassing).