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Free toolkit - social media for academics

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Do you want to know how to use social media to promote your work, network, and demonstrate impact? 

We’ve joined forces with social media expert Mark Carrigan to bring you advice, tips and discussion on how to use social media for academic purposes. If you’re not sure where to start, our free toolkit of resources will help get you started…

Read a sample of the book

Read a free chapter from Mark’s book on using social media to publicise your work

Watch a video about social media

Watch a series of videocasts from Mark, including one on whether academics should blog

Listen to a podcast about social media

Listen to a collection of podcasts from Mark, including one discussing fads in digital scholarship

 Search for blog posts about social media

Look through Mark's blog posts on social media, and find out how to network without chipping away at your soul...


You can follow Mark on Twitter @mark_carrigan and visit his blog at

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