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Use 1st or 3rd person for university webpage description?

I am in the process of updating my teaching and research descriptions the main website of my university. It seems many of the best descriptions are written in the 3rd person, but as far as I am aware, ...
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How can I get lists of scientific articles for data mining purposes? [closed]

I would like to do some data analysis of journal articles. I really just need the titles of the articles, perhaps the abstracts as well. Essentially, I'm analyzing how citation counts, "trendy ...
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Should a teaching statement be posted publicly on the web?

I noticed that some professors and instructors have their teaching statement available on their webpages, and others don't. I thought teaching statements were used mainly for applying for jobs, so ...
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Are there any websites or software to help correct grammar of academic articles? [duplicate]

I have written a paper in mathematics and want to get it published but my concern is that it is not the correct grammar and sentences in which I have used. I'm sure a lot of you in this work have a ...
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How necessary is buying a domain when I'm just a graduated student?

I'm a graduated student and about to make a poster for my institution's conference. I would like to have a website so that I can have more space to present in the poster while still have a data to ...
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How can I find a link to Guardian's list of postgraduate open days for 2014-15?

The Guardian newspaper website has previously published a list of postgraduate open days at UK universities. However, I cannot see the list of postgraduate open days for 2014-15. Does anyone have the ...
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Can corresponding authors include their personal website to be contacted?

I wonder if corresponding authors in peer-reviewed publications can include their personal websites to be contacted besides their address, telephone and email. In the case that the corresponding ...
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Is there a website that shows current research strides in several academic fields?

I am looking for some sort of website that shows/illustrates current research strides across several academic fields. It would be pretty cool if this existed as a interactive interface like google ...
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Is there any online tool where students can register for tasks/assignments?

I'm teaching architecture and I want my students to select a building that they will work with from a list. When a building is selected by one student, it should no longer be an option for the others ...
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Is there any website for announcements of journal's special issues?

I was wondering if there is a site or something where I can find announcements for all (most of) the special issues of journals (upcoming and past) . For example of Springer, IEEE, Elsevier, ... If ...
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What's a good WordPress template for an academic profile? [closed]

My university has terrible, boring and bland webpages where we can only provide a simple plain-text paragraph about ourselves with no hotlinks. So, I figure, could be a good opportunity to make a ...
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Is there a unified platform that lists conference/journal deadlines?

Is there any unified platform that would list the deadlines (especially the submission deadlines) for conferences/journals? Ideally I would like to select a few conferences/journals I am interested in ...
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How to transfer or delete a Google Scholar profile from my own account?

I accidentally created my advisor's Google scholar profile using my personal Gmail. Now I can't find a way to transfer the profile to him, nor can I delete his profile in my account. Does anyone have ...
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Is there a web service that receives a reference and returns the impact factor?

Is there a web service that I can send a bibtex entry and receive an impact factor? e.g. http://magicalsite.com/query.php?json={MY_BIBTEX} returns: { 'IF':37.65 } So I figured it out... I ...
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where to find the year and conference of a scientific article?

When writing the references at the end of my internship report, I needed to cite all the information that needs to be said about the scientific articles that I used while writing the report. But these ...
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How to start a collaborative online research project?

I am interested in solving some mathematical combinatorial problems. Besides the Polymath project, are there some other online projects where I can state the problems, my approach towards a solution, ...
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Malfunctioning social media buttons on a conference website

The website of a conference that will take place soon (next month), offers social media buttons that should redirect the website visitor to the corresponding social media page or account, but when I ...
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Should I host my academic website under my institution domain or under a domain of my own ?

My institution provides a dedicated storage space to host our academic websites, which is reachable via the institution domain (something like http://people.institution.org/John.Doe/). I try to have ...
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Are there forum-like collaborative Q&A/Annotation tools out there? [closed]

I’m teaching an introductory programming course using the Moodle platform and I find that the forums are not used as extensively as they could be. Especially, students ask duplicated questions, have a ...
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How can I export my Google Scholar Library as a BibTeX format?

In the My Library of Google Scholar, is there a way to export all of the citations, whether to BibTex or something similar?
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Academic home page with low maintenance burden [closed]

It's been mentioned before on this site how important it is to have a webpage. Most academics don't have a lot of experience with web development, and do not realistically have time to learn it and ...
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Should I send a “cease-and-desist” letter to ResearchGate?

ResearchGate is pretty well placed on Google. But it does not have a lot of contents or active users, despite their constant invitation spam. So they spidered a lot of publications, and provide some ...
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How to announce a new web-page?

Our lab has recently developed a new webpage; we are thinking of ways to announce it's creation via social media and email: Is there an etiquette for making such announcements? Perhaps there are ...
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Design of “Members Page” for Academic Lab Website?

I am a Computational Biologist as part of an academic lab group working on the Immunogenomics of disease vectors (which may be relevant to the following). I am designing part of a web-page that ...
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What is the differences between purchasing Harvard Business Review PDF and reading the article?

I was reading this Harvard Business Review article, The Making of an Expert and they were offering a PDF purchase. Are there major differences between the content of the PDF and the free article?
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An invitation from Frontiers (Frontiers Research Topics)

On 13th August 2013 I received the following email. I have cut and pasted it below. I haven't bothered to insert back any of the links, but can do so if anyone is interested. I would not normally ...
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Display of Publications for Personal Website [duplicate]

I've seen a number of sites and web controls for presenting a list of papers (e.g., in BibTex format) on one's personal website. Some sites also allow you to manage your citation list, then link to a ...
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Presenting the publications of a research group online

I'm looking for advice on presenting the research publications of my group on our webpage. Most groups seem to go with a simple publication list, sorted by year and maybe publication type. But there ...
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Creating a community around my research book

I have written a research book on the topic of abstract pure mathematics. Now the book is in review with a scientific publisher. In the book there are some conjectures formulated by myself. There are ...
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Adding ResearchGate profile to Resume?

It is common that people add their LinkedIn profile in their resumes. On the other hand, they add profiles (like ResearcherID) counting publications, citations, and showing factors such as h-index. ...
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Building a workshop website

I am organizing a one day workshop as a part of a major conference in my field. I would like to have a website to introductory text (static html) announce things (some content management) keep ...
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Is it worth it to print a copy of the syllabus for each student or it is better to have it on my course's website?

This is a question that has plagued me for a couple of years now. Is it worth it to print a copy of the syllabus for each student? Or, is posting it on my course website good enough? My syllabus ...
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Why do universities tolerate uploading papers on their websites?

Lots of professors provide their full papers published by scholarly journals on their personal website (in the university official domain). PDF files of their final papers published by different ...
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Website management for group seminar

I am planning to start running a group seminar, with talks scheduled regularly, at my institute. The seminars might be of interest for people in neighbouring areas, too, so I would like to have an ...
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Statistics on readership and posting habits for academic blogs

Although this stackexchange seems to be a little hostile towards metrics (especially when they are about research productivity), it is still sometimes fun to indulge in a little bit of arbitrary ...
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How to get academic search engines only search in open access journals?

Sometimes I work from home, and for security reasons it is not possible to connect to the campus computers. I use Google Scholar for finding papers and so, but from home, most of the journals can not ...
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Can “Feel free to contact me if you are interested in a copy of any of my publications.” cause legal issues?

I know that some journals allow public archiving of publications (making them available for download) on a researcher's personal website. Some of these journals (at least in my field), however, ...
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What contents should I put on my academic website?

I'm planing to setup a personal academic website. From visiting other researchers websites I have a rough idea of the things I want to put on it: - Research interests - List of articles & ...
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Site with statistics of publications/citations per country?

I'm looking for a site (other than Scimago) that presents statistics of published papers and/or citations per country. However, I need more detail than that presented in Scimago. Ideally, I would like ...
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How long should I register a domain name that will be referenced in scientific publications?

I have a website (with data and modeling interface) that will be referenced in a series of scientific publications that are beginning to be published. Currently the website is along the lines of ...
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How to manage the web presence of a research group

Given the importance of web presence how does one manage the web presence of a research group? The simplest approach seems to be to use links to the personal webpages of the group members to supply ...
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How to archive an academic blog or website?

Academic blogs and websites are emerging as an important component of academic discourse. However, I often lack confidence that the content will remain accessible in the short term (e.g., 5 years) ...
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Personal web page vs Academia.edu vs ResearchGate

I will soon finish my PhD and start searching for a post-doc position and I was wondering which web-based solution is the best suited to present myself and my work (I work in plant biology). I see ...
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Free web hosting for academics

I would like to have a professional academic webpage, and for different reasons, I don't want to use the website of my current workplace (mostly because due to some external factors, it's not ...
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Tool to manage and/or make available a list of my publications on the web?

This some kind of follow up question to How to prevent plagiarism of my papers?, since I've been clearly convinced that it was in my best interest to put my own papers on my webpage. Now, since I ...
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Is there a good site for holding online discussions of scientific papers?

Many of my computational scientist colleagues used to use Google Reader to share and discuss new journal articles. The loss of Reader's social features killed that, and we have subsequently tried ...