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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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What are the similar websites like arxiv in engineering and other sciences? [duplicate]

Recent questions about arXiv in this link and this one brought me to this question that what are the similar websites to arXiv for other branches of science and engineering and what are their benefits ...
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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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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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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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Putting PhD Dissertation on Facebook

I am told that one of the best ways in which to disseminate information/knowledge/findings from doctoral research is to put your dissertation on-line. By default, many universities make the ...
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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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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 ...