In its heyday, the virtual world was hyped as a potential Next Big Thing for higher ed. Now that the excitement has fizzled, is there any reason for professors to come back and poke around?
The research-sharing network has attracted the attention of Elsevier, which has ordered some papers to be taken down. Here’s what you need to know about posting your work—and about how the site can help you.
Social-media conversations at conferences can provide insightful peer review—or they can be quicksand. Here are some thoughts on how to sort the signal from the noise.
How do you collapse your entire career into a single-page, one-sided résumé? For starters, avoid thinking of the document as an info dump.
If you’re a faculty member or administrator in a management role, turning down suggestions and projects is a huge part of your job. But a simple "no" can be difficult to deliver in academia.