The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Research Communicators

Das, Anup-Kumar . The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Research Communicators., 2014 In: Charaibeti: Golden Jubilee Commemorative Volume of Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, India. Kolkata, India: Department of Library and Information Science, Jadavpur University, pp. 356-365. [Book chapter]

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The emergence of Web 2.0 and simultaneously Library 2.0 platforms has helped the library and information professionals to outreach to new audiences beyond their physical boundaries. In a globalized society, information becomes very useful resource for socio-economic empowerment of marginalized communities, economic prosperity of common citizens, and knowledge enrichment of liberated minds. Scholarly information becomes both developmental and functional for researchers working towards advancement of knowledge. We must recognize a relay of information flow and information ecology while pursuing scholarly research. Published scholarly literatures we consult that help us in creation of new knowledge. Similarly, our published scholarly works should be outreached to future researchers for regeneration of next dimension of knowledge. Fortunately, present day research communicators have many freely available personalized digital tools to outreach to globalized research audiences having similar research interests. These tools and techniques, already adopted by many researchers in different subject areas across the world, should be enthusiastically utilized by LIS researchers in South Asia for global dissemination of their scholarly research works. This newly found enthusiasm will soon become integral part of the positive habits and cultural practices of research communicators in LIS domain.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: ResearcherID, Academic Social Network, Social Media, Discussion Forum, Web 2.0, Librarian 2.0, Digital Researcher, Science Communicators, Research Communicators
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > EB. Printing, electronic publishing, broadcasting.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HR. Portals.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: Dr Anup Kumar Das
Date deposited: 17 Sep 2014 17:03
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:32


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